Nuno Coelho was born in Brussels, Belgium, in 1976. Of Portuguese nationality, he currently lives between Oporto and Coimbra, Portugal.
He's a Communication Designer and a Lecturer on the Undergraduate and Master degree courses in Design and Multimedia at the Sciences and Technology Faculty of the University of Coimbra. He's a Researcher at the Centre for 20th Century Interdisciplinary Studies of the University of Coimbra.
He's currently undertaking a PhD on Contemporary Art at Colégio das Artes of the University of Coimbra. He has a Masters in Design and Graphic Production from the Fine Arts School of University of Barcelona, following completion of his degree course in Communication Design and Graphic Art at the Fine Arts School of University of Oporto.
Over a decade, he maintains an intense activity as a freelance Designer. He has worked for individuals and organizations in Ethiopia, Germany, Norway, Palestine, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom, mainly culture related clients.
In his graphic work he widely explores concepts like appropriation, vernacular, irony and humor. He has developed his own projects in the intersection between Design and Art, raising questions, in its vast majority, about social and politic issues.
He has exhibited his work in Australia, Austria, Brazil, Germany, Greece, Italy, Portugal and Spain.
He's regularly invited as a guest lecturer at academic and public conferences. He participated in conferences and he gave talks in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Greece, Mexico and Portugal.
Detailed Curriculum Vitæ (pdf) in Portuguese (avaliable in English upon request):