Alice Albergaria Borges
Alice Albergaria Borges was born in Lisbon in 1997. At the age of 5 she moved to the island of São Miguel, Azores, where her mother is from. She studied classical piano from 7 to 18 years old, initially in Ponta Delgada, and later in the Music School of the National Conservatory, in Lisbon. Alice studied Artistic Production – Textiles in António Arroio Art School (Lisbon) and later graduated in BA Textile Design at Chelsea College of Arts, London. In 2015 Alice was part of the film Colo, directed by Portuguese filmmaker Teresa Villaverde, playing the main role; the film took part of the competition in the Berlinale festival 2017 and it won the Bildrausch Ring of Cinema Art from the Swiss festival Bildrausch.
Currently, she works as an independent weaver, not only working by commission, but also taking part in other type of projects, that include scenography, performance, teaching, sharing.