Martim Dinis is a visual artist based in Lisbon having lived abroad for some years (UK and Brazil). His pictorial research is influenced by a search for identity and expression. He holds a Master’s degree in Painting at the University of Lisbon (FBAUL) and a post-graduate level course in Creating Theatre and Performance at the London International School of Performing Arts (LISPA).’
He is a founder member of Madam Teatro, MADAME TEATRO is an artistic platform founded in 2012 in Belo Horizonte by the artists Diego Bagagal and Martim Dinis, aiming to be a platform for authorial works, collaborative artistic experiences and long-term processes that can originate in interdisciplinary and multicultural performing works, especially bringing international and local artists together.
MADAME TEATRO has received international recognition such as the invitation to join the official programme of Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Festival in Australia, the Festival Internacional de Caracas in 2014, and the selection of Brazil WorldCup – Cultura 2014. Since its foundation, the group also received the awards ‘Prêmio Cena Minas’ and ‘CenaMúsica’.