Mário Bismarck

Mário Bismarck is an artist, a Full Professor of Drawing at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, and an integrated researcher at i2ADS—Research Institute of Art, Design and Society. He is the Head of the DRAWinU research project at the University of Porto, a study on the uses of drawing across STEM areas. He was the co-founding editor of PSIAX Journal, a research journal dedicated to drawing studies, jointly edited by the University of Porto and the University of Minho. His artistic work is a systematic enquiry into the search for bodies as the most fundamental operation of seeing. Through the representation of bodies, his drawings raise issues regarding intimacy, intimidation and body politics.