Artist Bios

Cildo Meireles

 One of the most influential conceptual artists today, Cildo Meireles creates complex installations and sculptures that entice the viewer and challenge political, philosophical, and aesthetic precepts. Meireles’s artistic practice was shaped by the social and political conditions during the dictatorship of Brazil in the 1960s and ‘70s, and by the Neo-Concretist and avant-garde artists Lygia Read More »

Ismael Monticelli

Ismael Monticelli’s works depart from the sensible observation of the day-by-day life in both the domestic and the institutional environments in order to resignify its spaces, objects and materials. His work develops through various media, such as installation, photography, video and object, without restricting itself to a single technique. He has presented exhibitions in institutions Read More »

Rafael Pagatini

Rafael Pagatini (b.1985 in Caxias do Sul, Brazil, lives and works in Vitória, Brazil) is currently pursuing a PhD in Visual Arts at State University of Campinas, São Paulo. Pagatini draws on printmaking, photography and installation to investigate the relations between art, memory, and politics. The investigation starts from the problematization of the memory of Read More »

Anna Parisi

Anna Parisi (b. 1984) is a Brooklyn-based Brazilian artist working predominantly with sculpture and performance. Her work investigates the traumatic experience of black, female-coded, and historically oppressed bodies in order to develop a cultural practice that dismantles and questions patriarchal, heteronormative and racial hegemonies. Through both her artistic and curatorial work, Anna is interested in Read More »