Belém, PA, in 1968.
Lives and works in Belém, PA.
PIPA 2010 and 2012 nominee.
Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.
Video by the artist
About the artist
Visual artist, he started working in 1993. In this period,works on a smaller scale reframming small everyday objects . Over the years, becomes getting these objects in the exhibition spaces in which they appear, thus resulting in a series of installations.
In 2003, in the city of Abaetetuba (PA), made his first intervention in urban at the Meat Market Hall, on the same year that he had the scholarship to The Art Institute of Para, with the project’s possibilities of Miriti as a Contemporary Plastic Element.
In 2007 he was awarded with Acquisition Prize, XIII Salão de Pequenos Formatos, Belém (PA).
In 2008 he developed another research fellowship at The Art Institute of Para: Studies in Video Art – The Body as Intermediary between Life and Art.
His artistic production ranges from miniature objects to works on a large scale and urban interventions. He examines conceptually the social, political, property and issues related to art and life.
He was awarded with a research scholarship in Arts of CNI SESI Marcantonio Vilaça for Visual Arts 2009-2010.
In 2009, his site-specific Tempo Cabano received the 2nd Grand Prize of the 28th Arte Pará. In 2010, he received the “Special Room” of the 29th Arte Pará honored as the “Exhibition’s Artist”.
In 2011, participated in the following exhibitions: Amazônia, a Arte, Museu Vale (ES); Gigante pela própria natureza, Valencia Institute of Modern Art – IVAN (Spain), 16th Bienal de Cerveira, (Portugal); and in III Bienal do Fim do Mundo, Ushuaia (Argentina).
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