Fábio Miguel Roque
From Fábio’s website:
Fábio Miguel Roque (b. 1985) photographer, publisher, and curator. Born in Lisbon and based in Sintra, Portugal.On his work, we can notice a clear duality between documentary photography and also intimate and personal projects.He makes the big part in his studies on I.P.F. (Portuguese Institute of Photography) between 2004 and 2007, and also several workshops in other Portuguese institutions, like History of Contemporary Photography in Ar.Co.He worked as a photojournalist at the beginning of his career, but for several reasons, he decided to focus on different subjects.In the last years, he made several solo and collective exhibitions both in Portugal and abroad, in places like the US, Spain, Bulgaria, Poland, Italy, and Germany. He was also shortlisted for some festival and awards, his projects are also in several publications from zines to books, between then “Hometown”, “South”, “I found fireflies in my dream, talking to a strange, drunk and dead man!”, “Awaken” and “Origin”.He runs the project “Preto Books”, an independent publishing house focused on photobooks, and other kinds of publications. Since the beginning of his editor career, he already worked on more than 50 titles.