MERCIThierry Simões

Artist Book
Title: Merci
Author: Thierry Simões
Date: 2014
Design: Maria João Macedo
Text: Óscar Faria
Format: 10 x 15 cm
Pages: 12
Features: Inkjet print on 180 grs uncoated paper
Print run: Limited to 50 numbered copies signed by the artist
Language: Portuguese

Artist Book, part of the exhibition Merci held at Sismógrafo in December 2014, includes a text by Óscar Faria and a photography essay with the participation of Mariana Amorim. The publication was designed by Thierry Simões and Maria João Macedo, with a handmade indian ink inscription made by the author with a pigeon feather, which was then inserted in the volume. From the 50 copies, 15 were kept out of the market, destined to the associates.

Thierry Simões (Paris, 1968) lives and works in Lisbon. He attended the Lycée du livre and Industry graphique, at Lycée Maximilien Vox in Paris in 1987. Later, he completed the Ar.Co Course in 1990. His work was been exhibited regularly in spaces like Sismógrafo, curated by Óscar Faria, Porto (2014 and 2015); Centro de Artes José de Guimarães, curated by Nuno Faria, Guimarães (2013 and 2012); and Galeria Quadrado Azul, Lisbon and Porto. He also exhibited at institutions such as Foundation Carmona e Costa, Lisbon (2013); and the Museum of the City of Lisbon (2009).