Tomás Gorjão

- Portugal -

Tomás Gorjão (1997) was born in Lisbon, where he is currently pursuing a M.A. in Art History at the Faculty of Letters of the University of Lisbon. In academic context, he has written essays about the Musée d’Orsay, Paula Rego, Max Ernst, French Surrealism, Walter Benjamin, Auguste Rodin, Wayne Thiebaud, Guillaume Apollinaire, Andy Warhol and Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, and is currently preparing a dissertation on Toulouse-Lautrec. He is one of the founders, directors, editors and contributors of Lote, an independent magazine which publishes poetry and essay. Aside from Lote, he has been published in Gazeta de Poesia Inédita, A Bacana, Brotéria, Shifter, Prometheus, Punkto, Oresteia, Flanzine and in the feuilleton published by Medula, an independent publishing house. He writes poetry and has published texts (essays, short and long, reviews and catalogue entries) about cannabis, José de Guimarães, Isabel Rio Novo, Wayne Thiebaud and Bruno Nogueira.