Director, Performer, deviser, musician.He has collaborated with various performance artists and companies, as well as developing solo and site-specific works internationally in staircases, tunnels under the river, train stations, churches or mossy forests. He performs and writes for Karavan Ensemble, in Brighton, with who he did "A Ship of Fools" , "Anima" for Brighton Fringe, among others. He is core member of Gazpacho Unlimited and collaborates often with Mouth to Mouth theatre company. Humberto is part of the Orchestra Elastique, a music improvisation collective. Recently he has been researching on the theme of nothingness, through the performance Holding Nothing, presented recently at the ICA. He teaches landscape performance to groups, and this year was commissioned to make the outdoor landscape theater piece Land for Gift festival.
Cycle Stories, writer for Research and Development piece of Charlotte Spencer, an audio walk to be performed in Parks, GDA, London Land, directing workshop and urban landscape performance/installation with group of artists, departing from Baltic Square into Gateshead and New Castle, commissioned by Gift Festival, Gateshead. Anima, performer and deviser in dance theatre performance with Karavan Ensemble in Jacksons Lane, London and Pulse Festival, Ipswich, UK. Visiting tutor at National College of Art and Design, workshop on site-specific performance and writing for places, Dublin. The Small Museum of Displaced Sea, research and development of site-specific performance and installation with Karavan Ensemble, to be presented at Brighton’s Fringe, Brighton. Landscape Theatre workshop delivered to primary and high school teachers in the context of skills development in learning through the arts, at Lourinhã, Centre Region, Portugal.
Holding Nothing , solo live-art performance presented at Live Collisions, Project Arts Space,Dublin. Orchestra Elastique, improvisedmusic performances in Astra Documentary Film Festival Sibiu, Romenia. Ma'alot and Kolbhalle, site-specific performance and residencywith Karavan Ensemble in Kolbhalle and Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany. Every (no) thing, workshop leader and director in landscape theatre performance, as part of AVAMAA art symposium, Moks, Mooste, Estonia. Anima dance theatre performance with Karavan Ensemble (Argus Angel Award winner) at Brighton Fringe Festival, UK. Holding Nothing performance andleading every (no) thing: landscape performance workshop at GIFT Festival, UK. Orchestra Elastique, improvisedmusic performances in several venues in Berlin, Istanbul, Lisbon, London. Holding Nothing , solo live-art performance presented as part of Live Weekends: Shunt, at ICA, London. Mandado, site-specific performance as Gazpacho Unlimited, presented as part of Live Weekends: Shunt, at ICA, London. Holding Nothing sololive-art performance presented as part of Physical Center Residency, at Guest Projects, Shonibare Studio, London.
2010 Dimmemory II, performer and director in one-to-one site-specific theatre and music performance, presented as part of 7 acts of Domestic Violence, Bow, London. The latest crash: Satan, anthropology of evil III, performer and co-deviser of site-specific theatre performance, Brick Box, Brixton Village Market, London. A Light Through the Night, with Karavan Ensemble,performer and co-deviser of dance-theatre performance, as part of the White Nights, presented at Coachwerks, Brighton. Rites of Augury, performer in dance-theatre devised piece, directed by Nissa Nishikawa, with live music by Bo Ningen, presented at Swedenborg Society, London. Virtual Jukebox, in collaboration with Mouth to Mouth company, dance performance made virtually by remote/live performers and audience at Arnolfini, Bristol. Satan, anthropology of evil II, performer and co-deviser of site-specific theatre performance, Shunt, London. A Ship of Fools, performer and co-deviser site-specific theatre performance, workshops, Coachwerks, Brighton Fringe. Orchestra Elastique, musician/composer, gigs in Shunt and other venues, London. Laboratoro, musician/performer, Phoenix Gallery and Coachwers, Brighton.
2009 Seedbed Platform, co-curation and production of first and second edition of performance festival, dedicated to British Emerging Companies and Women Solo work, respectively, Hackney Empire, London The Geomancers and Shunt’s Crying Wall, performer and deviser in physical theatre collaboration with Yael Karavan, Shunt, London. Sick of Love, performer and deviser, physical theatre piece installation directed by Anna Furse, Athletes of the Heart, for Suspense, London Puppetry Festival, London. By Your Side, performer, deviser,in site-specific performance with Mouth to Mouth collective, Absolut Fringe, Dublin.
The Forest, artist in residence, workshop leader and director in landscape theatre performance, Moks, Mooste Estonia. AVAMAA art symposium, Mutopia 3 workshop, workshop co-leader with John Grzinich, Taavi Tatsi at Moks, Mooste, Estonia.
2 divide, performer and deviser in performance in collaboration with Borja Sagasti, Gazpacho Unlimited, Presented at Shunt Vaults (London), Custard Factory Theatre (Birmingham), Arcola Theatre (London). The Basement (Brighton), Greenwich Dance Agency (London), Hackney Empire (London), Dublin’s Fringe, Danca.pt Festival (Oporto), Antic Teatro (Barcelona) among others. Satan, anthropology of evil, performer and co-deviser dance and site-specific theater performance, Shunt, London. The Parade of Ilusions and Misteries, performer, musician and deviser in this site-specific performance, Bacon St. Project, Bricklane, London. The Tunnel,performer and deviser in this performance under the river Thames, with collective Palimpsest, Greenwich Foot Tunnel, London. The Sound Through, musician and impro site-specific sound in collaboration with different artists, residency at Shunt Vaults and gigs in London.
2008 Construction/Deconstruction, performer and sound artist in residency, collaboration between the collectives Non-Grata (Tallinn) and Protoplay (Brighton), Arts Container, Tallinn, Estonia. A River Run through Us, performer, deviser, composer, with Mouth to Mouth collective for LIFT festival, Southbank Centre, London. Choreographic City, site-specific performance co-directing, residency, guest lecturer, Balleteatro, theatre and school at Oporto, Portugal. How to go from A to B, performer and deviser, physical theatre performance by Gazpacho Unlimited at Goldsmiths and Nothing Hill Arts Club, London” Dimmemory, perfomer and director, collaboration with the composer Jane Dickson, at Goldsmiths and Bacon Street Project, London.
2007 Out of Box, performer in residency of site-specific work, in Workshop International Festival, at the Junction Theatre, Cambridge. Initiation, performer in solo work presented in a derelict space, 657 project, Limehouse, London. Out of site, perfomer, host and guide in a site-specific promenade, Goldmiths College, London Holes, performer and deviser of site-specific performance promenade, Round Chapel, Hackney, London.
2004 - 2006 Festa da Música, activities creative monitor in the Baroque Music Children’s Arts Workshops in Classical Music Festival, Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon. Percursos pelo País, European performance arts festival, artistic director’s assistant, producer, Lisbon, Coimbra, Viseu and Évora, Portugal. Food of the Dark, performer and creative producer in site-specific performance in total darkness, with Famiglia Sfuggita Company, Viseu Creative Writing and Arts Workshop, activity monitor, workshop leader for the eldery and the young, based on John's Baldessari's, Lawrence Weiner and Julião Sarmento's Installation Drift, at CCB Cultural Centre, Lisbon.
2002-2004 Theatre reviewer, Culture features for press, travel writing journalist and free-lancer for Independente, Semanario, Vogue.
Education 2006 – 2008 Masters in Performance Making, awarded with distinction at Goldsmiths, University of London.
2000 – 2004Degree in Media Studies, Specialising in Media and Culture Research. Universidade Autónoma, Lisbon
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