Pedro Sousa Loureiro
Born in Coimbra, Portugal in 1989,
He attended the Visual Arts course at ESAD (Caldas da Rainha) and has a degree in Theater from ESTC, Lisbon.
In theater, he worked with: Maria João Rocha, Joris Lacoste, Lisbeth Gritter, Jorge Silva Melo, Ricardo Neves-Neves and Sofia Ângelo.
He founded in 2014 with Joana Cotrim, OS PATO BRAVO with whom he co-created OF OF MEDEIA (First Symptoms - 2014), MO NU MENTOS (Espaço Companhia Olga Roriz - 2015). For 6 months, in 2016, he presented Palavra Com Lugar around the Portuguese surrealist artist Mário Cesariny, at Pensão Amor.
He directed BEAUTIFUL HOUSE, based on the universe of visual artist Martha Rosler, with the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Caves Liceu Camões, Lisbon and Teatro Sá da Bandeira -Santarém - 2017).
THE PATO BRAVO receive, in the Theater Category, the New Awards 2016. He participated in the Nomadways Artistic residencies in Bernay-en-Ponthieu (France 2016).
In Brussels 2017, he participated in the show TICKET TO HEAVEN by Joana Cotrim, at KVS BOX.
He wrote, created and directed IMPERATORE in 2018, which was considered one of the 10 best shows by Time Out Lisbon.
He created the following radio programs for Antena 2: INTERSECTIONS (2016), SHOT DE LIBERDADE (2020).
In September 2019, he started the first phase of a documentary filmed in Armenia, collaborating with the group Today Art Iniciative.
In 2019, he also collaborated with Umbigo Magazine:
In 2021, he created the show ONLINE DISTORTION / BORDER LINE(S) in co-production with Teatro Viriato.
International Art Residencies:
Subverted London – 14 Days/14 Draws – (London - UK, 2015);
Move Movie - Nomadways – (Bernay-en-Ponthieu - France, 2016);
TICKET TO HEAVEN de Joana Cotrim, no KVS BOX. (Bruxelas - Belgium, 2017);
EN LO LEE TA de Axelle Verkempick (Brussels - Belgium, 2018);
Documentary Project - Today Art Iniciative – (Talin, Byurakan and Yerevan - Arménia 2019).