born in Lisbon (1948), studied painting and architecture at the Lisbon School of Fine Arts. He began exhibiting film, video, sound, painting, sculpture, installation and multimedia in the seventies, but also developed several significant site-specific projects.
He has exhibited his work extensively in one-man and group shows. Julião Sarmento represented Portugal at the Venice Biennial in 1997. His work is represented in several museums and private collections.
Julião Sarmento lives and works in Estoril, Portugal.