Pedro Barateiro was born in Lisbon. Working in writing, film, sculpture and performance, he has exhibited internationally at Kunsthalle Basel; Serralves Museum; Museu Coleção Berardo; Kunsthalle Lissabon; Lumiar Cité; 29th Bienal de São Paulo; 16th Sydney Biennale; 5th Berlin Biennale; Palais de Tokyo; nGbK, Berlin; and M HKA, Antwerp; amongst others. Barateiro was involved in Parkour, a space for exhibitions, screenings and performances that ran from 2012 to 2014 as part of a movement informally named Avenida 211. With Ricardo Valentim, he has co-edited the books ACTIVITY (JRP-Ringier, 2011) and Temporary Collaborations (2008).
His artist books include The Sad Savages, The Negative Reader and Prova de Resistência (2012). Barateiro’s writings and works have been published in Palmeiras Bravas/The Current Situation (BOM DIA BOA TARDE BOA NOITE, 2016), The Artist as Spectator (Mousse, 2012), Theatre of Hunters (Kunsthalle Basel, 2010) and Teoria da Fala/ Theory of Speech (Serralves Museum, 2009).