Pedro Neves MarquesStill: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages
Pedro Neves MARQUES (Portugal) is a filmmaker, visual artist, and writer. Their films and artworks have been shown in major contemporary art institutions globally. As a writer, Marques has written two books of short stories: Morrer na América (2017) and The Integration Process/O processo de integração (2012). They also co-founded the poetry and literary publisher pântano books / livros do pântano with fellow artist and writer Alice dos Reis in 2020, with whom they published a first poetry collection, Sex as Care and Other Viral Poems (2020). Together with fellow artist Mariana Silva, they run Inhabitants, an online channel for exploratory video and documentary reporting. They directed two short fiction films, Semente exterminadora/Exterminator Seed (2017), A Mordida(2019) and a short documentary A arte que faz mal à vista (2018). Their film Tornar-se um homem na Idade Média/Becoming Male in the Middle Ages (2022), world premiere at IFFR 2022 and nominated for a Tiger Short Award, was inspired by their own experiences and conversations about reproductive desires within an LGBTQIA+ context.
(selection, all short) Semente Exterminadora/Exterminator Seed (2017), A arte que faz mal à vista (doc, 2018), A Mordida (2019), Tornar-se um homem na Idade Média/Becoming Male in the Middle Ages (2022)
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