“Oracle Night”, 2014, performance art at MAM – BA

Arthur Scovino

Born in São Gonçalo, Brazil, 1980.
Lives and works in Salvador, Brazil.

Represented by Casa Triângulo.

PIPA 2014, 2015, and 2016 nominee.

Born in the Rio de Janeiro metropolitan area, Arthur Scovino moved to Salvador, Bahia, in 2008 to study at the School of Fine Arts of Federal University of Bahia (UFBA). Since then, he has pursued artistic research regarding the environment, culture, and social-affective relations in Bahia, especially in Salvador. Working with many medias such as performance, installation, photography, video and drawings, Scovino investigates aesthetics and contemporary artistic thinking through performative and relational actions. His recent works talk about symbols of religion and Brazilian miscegenation.
He has participated in performance art shows, solo, and group exhibitions. In 2013, he received the award from the Visual Arts Salon of Bahia. In 2014 participated in the 3rd Bahia Biennial and the 31st São Paulo Biennial.

Website: www.arthurscovino.wordpress.com.

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2014:




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