Biography

Hopare

France • 1989 | Born in Paris, lives and works between Paris and Lisbon

In his workshops between Paris and Lisbon, the artist Alexandre HOPARE Monteiro embraces plurality. Polymorphic and Graphic, his works are sculptures with a thousand faces, as well as abstract paintings, or ceramic pieces or compositions between painting and embroidery. A way for him to establish a dialogue between gestures and memory. Alexandre has a sincere appreciation for manual work and craftsmanship.

“I come from a working family, my mother ironed laundry and worked in a laundry, my father worked on road construction sites. My parents used their hands to live, I have a sincere and real gratitude for manual work. My family taught me to cultivate a sense of work. Today I would like to create a poetic dialogue between manual work, craftsmanship and painting.”

Alexandre’s paintings reflect childhood travel memories and anchor them in the present in the form of tangible objects like vases and ceramics. “It helps me think that time is less linear and allows me to highlight what I have experienced and what I think about the world today”

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