Débora Bolsoni

(this page was last updated in July 2018)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil,1975.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Represented by Athena Contemporânea and Bendana Pinel Gallery.

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016 and 2018 nominee.

She holds an MA in Visual Poetics from the School of Communications and Arts of Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Brazil. Studied at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1991-1993), and drawing at the Saint Martin School of Art in London, UK (1993). Teaches visual arts at the Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP, São Paulo, Brazil) since 2018. She was a resident artist at the Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France (2017); URRA Projects, Buenos Aires (2015); CC-Remisen, Brande/DK (2004); Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2005); and MAMAM, Recife, Brazil (2006). Amongst her latest exhibitions are the solos “No name, but names” (Drawing Lab, Paris, France, 2017), “Descaracter” (Gallery Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil, 2016) and “General Urbanism” (Athena Contemporânea Galeria de Arte, Rio de Janeiro Brazil, 2015) and the collective shows “the spear spike to point to nail the drip a drop the end of the tale” (Ellen Brujine Gallery Projects, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016), “Condor Project” (The Sunday Painter Gallery, London, UK, 2015), “Southern Panoramas-19 Art Festival SESC Videobrasil” (SESC Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil, 2015) and “Tout Doit Disparaître” (La Maudite, Paris, France, 2015).

Video produced by Do Rio Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2018:



Related Posts
Related Videos


PIPA respects the freedom of expression and warns that some images of works published on this site may be considered inappropriate for those under 18 years of age
Copyright © Instituto PIPA