Ana Clara Bárbara

Ana Bárbara Clara was born in Tomar, Portugal, in 1970 and grew up in Lisbon. She graduated in Sculpture in 1995, from Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon, where she also attended the Painting course. In 1996 moved to Scotland where she completed the Masters in 1998 and later a PhD in Sculpture (2006) at Edimburgh College of Art. Lives and works in Edinburgh, where she is related to art galleries. She works between Portugal and United Kingdom. Mostly sculpture, her work makes use of several materials, with incursions in video art and performance. Ana Clara proposes to examine and conclude about ontological search as process of self-knowledge.