Born in Viseu in 1962, he lives and works in Porto.
He graduated in Painting at the School of Fine Arts of Porto (ESBAP) in 1987 and exhibits internationally since 1982.
In 1992, for his exhibition “Mute... life”, he started the multimedia collective Mute Life Dept.
In 2003 he co-founded the Crónica media label.
He collaborates with Miguel Carvalhais in the electronic music project @c.
He is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto.
[ self portrait: photographic collaboration by João Lima ]