Bárbara Wagner

Brasília, DF, 1980.
Lives and works in Enschede, Netherlands.

PIPA 2010 nominee.

Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.

About the artist

Graduated in journalism, develops monograph on photography as “urban representation” by analyzing images of the Jornal do Commercio, Recife, where she works as a professional photographer.

2003 a 2005
She works in Agência Lumiar de Fotografia in the areas of advertising, institutional and journalism. Publishes several magazines and national newspapers. During this period, she participated in two group shows in exhibition venues in Recife.

She receives scholarship from Fundação do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico de Pernambuco (Fundarpe) to develop the project “Brasília Teimosa”, inside the program of the 46th Salão de Artes Plásticas de Pernambuco.

First solo exhibition of the photographs for the “Brasilia Teimosa”project at Torre Malakoff, PE, inside the exhibition for the scholars of the 46th Salão de Artes Plásticas de Pernambuco.

Book release “Brasília Teimosa”, Forte das Cinco Pontas, Recife, PE.
Group show “Estética da Periferia” at Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Mamam, in Recife, PE, curators: Gringo Cardia and HD Mabuse.
Group show “Linguagens”, Torre Malakoff, Recife, PE.
Group Show “FotoGarça”, Maceió, AL .
Group show “JF em foco”, Juiz de Fora, MG.
Solo show “Brasília Teimosa” at CAIXA Cultural- São Paulo, SP, and Caixa Cultural- Rio de Janeiro, RJ, curator: Gleide Selma.

Individual “Brasília Teimosa“ at Institute of Contemporary Arts, ICA, London, UK, curator: Kiki Mazzucchelli.
Individual “Brasília Teimosa” at galeria Extraspazio, Rome, Italy, curators: Giuliano Sergio and Guido Schlinkert.
Individual “Brasília Teimosa” at CAIXA Cultural Brasília, DF.
Artistic Residency at Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, China.
Artistic Residency at Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands.
Individual “Project Made in Mirrors”, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands.

Group show “Coleção Pirelli Masp de Fotografia”, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil.
Group show “Trilhas do Desejo”, Rumos Artes Visuais, São Paulo, Brasil. Curator: Paulo Sergio Duarte.
Group Show “Brazilian Summer”, Sittard, Netherlands. Curators: Cristiana Tejo and Roel Arkesteijn.
Group Show “Coleções 9”, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brasil. Curator: Nessia Leonzini.

Individual “Estrela Brilhante”. Instituto Cultural Banco Real, Recife, Brazil. Curator: Marcelo Campos.
Group show “Abre Alas”, A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Curator: Felipe Scovino.
“Affectionately Yours”, Wyspa, Gdansk, Poland. Curator: “If I Can’t Dance”, Netherlands.
“Fototrier”, Trier, Germany. Curator: Christoph Tannert

Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Masp. Coleção Pirelli-Masp de Fotografia. São Paulo, Brazil.
Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands
DSM, Heerlen, Netherlands
Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, MAM. São Paulo, Brazil.


Made in Mirrors Foundation / Vitamin Creative Space
Guangzhou, China ( October 2008)
Made in Mirrors / Museum Het Domein
Sittard, Netherlands ( November 2008)


Brasília Teimosa, Fotografias. Bárbara Wagner
Text: Helder Aragão and Julia Rebouças
Edition: 1000
O que é bonito é pra se ver / That which is beautiful must be seen.
Bárbara Wagner. Museum Het Domein
Texts: Cristiana Tejo and Roel Arkesteijn
Edition: 1000
ENSAIO. Bárbara Wagner
Text: Giuliano Sergio
Edition: 1000

Represented by the galleries

Via San Francesco di Sales 16/al-00165
Rome, Italy
+39 06 68210655

Mariana Moura
Avenida Conselheiro Aguiar. 1552, 51111-010
Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil
+55 81 3465 5602

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