luís manuel araújo


selected projects

born in Braga, Portugal, 1991

based in London, UK

curatorial projects:


‘Dreams Made Flesh’, Galeria Catinca Tăbăcaru, Bucharest. Exhibition and publication with Catinca Malaimare, Xavier Robles de Medina, Zoe Williams, and Bruno Zhu.

‘A Friendly Exchange’, virtual zine featuring conversations with artists. Published with ANGL.


‘Best Foot Backward’, Sala Brasil, London. Solo exhibition and publication by Hugo Brazão.

‘Playful Aggressions’, greengrassi, London. Exhibition with works by Guendalina Cerruti, Holly Hendry, Zoe Williams, and a story by Charlie Fox.


‘Soft House’, Deptford X, London. Exhibition in a domestic setting with works by Dohyun Baek, Ben Cain, Guendalina Cerruti, Rowena Harris, and Holly Hendry. Curated with ANGL.

‘Rendered Cities’, apexart, New York City. Exhibition and public programme with works by Felicity Hammond, Lawrence Lek, and Laura Yuile. Curated with ANGL.


‘TRAILER PROMO DEMO TEASER’, Enclave Projects, London. Installation and performance by Marcel Darienzo.

‘A Place For You To Dream’, East India Docks, London. Exhibition and public programme in re-developing office tower, with works by Max Colson, Katy Connor, Felicity Hammond, and Laura Yuile. Curated with ANGL.


‘Supporting Act’, Leith Docks, Edinburgh Art Festival. Outdoor installation by Baha Görkem Yalim and Petter Yxell. Curated with ANGL.

‘Dis locate’, Wadham College, University of Oxford. Exhibition and public programme in a former car showroom with works by artists from the Magdalen Road Studios in Oxford.

‘Urban Methodologies’, Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), London. Performative installation by Joonhong Min. Curated with ANGL.

grants & awards: 

Gulbenkian Foundation – Programa de Apoio às Artes Visuais (2019)

British Council and Arts Council England – Artists’ International Development Fund  (with ANGL, 2018)

apexart – NYC Open Call (with ANGL, 2017/2018)

Arts Council England – Grants for the Arts (with ANGL, 2017)

Goldsmiths Annual Fund (with ANGL, 2016 & 2017)

Mondriaan Fonds – International Presentations Grant (with ANGL, 2016)

Hope Scott Trust – Visual Arts Grant (with ANGL, 2016)


Mona Hatoum Studio, London (2020 – present)

greengrassi, London (2016 – 2020)

ANGL collective (2015 – present)


MFA Curating, Goldsmiths, University of London, United Kingdom (2015-18)

MSc Architecture, École nationale supérieure d’architecture de Grenoble, France (2014-15) and Escola de Arquitetura da Universidade do Minho, Portugal (2009-2014)