João Miguel Barros

João Miguel Barros


João Miguel Barros was born in 1958, in Lisbon, Portugal. As an artist, João Miguel Barros has received several distinctions in international photo competitions ( He published four photobooks.

At the beginning of 2020, he started publishing the magazine “Zine Photo” (, with his own work. Photo London Academy published one edition of its Magazine (nº 32), exclusively dedicated to his work (

João Miguel Barros is also a freelance curator in contemporary photography.

Was selected, as curator, together with the artists Ung Vai Meng and Chan Hin Io to represent Macau in the “59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia”.

He was elected the first President of the “Halftone – Photographic Association of Macau” (, for the biennium 2021-2022. He is the founder of the “Ochre Space” ( in Lisbon a center focused on contemporary photography.