João Leonardo


João Leonardo, a trans non-binary person, developed social and artistic projects dedicated to the community from an early age. They have a degree in Arts/Illustration from the Escola Superior Artística do Porto (2011). Their professional internship was done at the Junta de Freguesia de Algoz-Tunes, within the Casa das Artes do Algoz project (2015). They coordinated projects such as Fiadeira, first colective exhbition by women authors in comics and national/international illustration in 2011, Guimarães; Canto do Baú, a shop with artistic material, also working as a printing and illustration workshop and serigraphy workshop cycle at the University (2013, Aveiro). Throughout their journey in the field of music, they developed creative workshops with children, eldery people and women prisoners, and are part of the alternative and experimental context of improvised music.