M̶i̶g̶u̶e̶l̶ Bonneville (Portugal, 1985) completed the following courses: ‘Acting’ at Academia Contemporânea do Espectáculo (2000-2003), ‘Visual Arts’ at Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (2006), ‘Autobiographies, Life Stories and Artist’s Lives’ at CIES-ISCTE (2008), ‘Archive – Organization and Maintenance’ at Citeforma (2013), ‘Sewing ideas’ at Magestil (2013), and ‘Cyborgs, Sex and Society’ at FCSH (2016).
He was part of the artistic nucleus of the contemporary dance production company Eira (2004-2006) and contemporary art gallery Galeria 3+1 Arte Contemporânea (2009-2013).
In 2015 he won the Ex Aequo Award for the performances ‘Medo e Feminismos’, in collaboration with Maria Gil, and ‘The importance of being Simone de Beauvoir’.
Whether in performances, drawings, photographs, films, music or artist's books, Bonneville introduces us to autobiographical stories focused on the deconstruction and reconstruction of identity. He presents his work throughout art galleries and international festivals, namely the projects 'Family Project’, ‘Miguel Bonneville’, and ‘The Importance of Being’.
He collaborates regularly with artists such as Carlota Lagido, David Bonneville, Joana Linda, Joana Craveiro and Maria Gil, having also collaborated with Francisco Camacho, Teatro Praga, Sónia Baptista, La Ribot, AVaspo, among others.
Bonneville has participated in artistic residencies like Sítio das Artes / Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon, 2007), Homesession, (Barcelona, 2008), Mugatxoan / Serralves Foundation (Porto, 2010), Transeuropa2012 (Hildesheim, 2012), Arts Printing House (Vilnius, 2013), Arte y Desarrollo (Madrid, 2014) and Azala (Lasierra, 2014).
He sporadically teaches authorial performance composition in different national and international structures.
He works and lives in Lisbon, Portugal.