Diego Bagagal (Belo Horizonte, Brazil) is a Luso-Brazilian artist who identifies as gender non-binary. They live in Lisbon since 2017. They began studying dance (Ballet, Modern, Contemporary and Jazz) and the work of neo-concrete visual artist Lygia Clark as a teenager. Throughout their training and education, inspired by Clark, they focus on studying the materials of the body and artistic composition as performance, theatre, interaction/improvisation/immediate composition, mediation, stage composition, gestalt of the object, and the gestuality of archives. Their performative and audiovisual work is centred on presence and the body. They hold an MFA in Criticism, Curation and Theories of Art from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon and an advanced degree in Theatre and Performance from the London International School of Performing Arts. They also trained in Acting at the University Theatre at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais and hold a degree in Journalism from Unicentro Newton Paiva. They cofounded the award-winning interdisciplinary collective MADAME TEATRO in Brazil, which addresses queer issues from macro-political (historical, documental, arquetypal) and micro-political (biographical and emotional) perspectives. Their work questions and illuminates the relationship between life and archive, memory and love, festivity and spirit, and queer culture and affection (and faith).