Otavio Schipper

Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1979.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2014 nominee.


Videos by the artist

- The Trial, 2013, 1’15″
Installation on video, telegraphs, video projector, software, Residency Unlimited, New York, USA.

Mechanical Unconscious

About the artist


Otavio Schipper has a degree in Physics from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro.
He began his training in fine arts with courses in Parque Lage and as assistant to the photographer Pedro de Moraes.
He worked in the computer graphics group of the Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada ( IMPA) developing research in 3D photography. He participated in the exhibitions “Arte Brasileira Hoje” (at Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro and at Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, 2005), XII Salão da Bahia (Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, 2006) ,V Salão Nacional de Arte de Goiás (2006) and Nova Arte Nova (Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil RJ / SP, 2008) .
In 2007 held his first solo exhibition, “Borda de Dobras”, at Millan gallery in São Paulo and in 2008, the solo exhibition “Fluido Percurso”, at Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro. In 2010 showed the sound installation “Inconsciente Mecânico”, at Centro Cultural Maria Antônia in São Paulo. In 2014 created the installation “Pocket Landscape” for the Galeria Milan in São Paulo, SP.

Solo exhibitions

2014
- “Pocket Landscape, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2013
- “The Trial”, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, Nova York, EUA
2011
- “Empty Voices”, Art Basel Miami Beach – Art Projects, Miami, EUA
2010
- “Inconsciente Mecânico” ( “Mechanical Unconscious”), Centro Cultural Maria Antonia, São Paulo, Brazil
- “Inconsciente Mecânico” ( “Mechanical Unconscious”), Galeria Anita Schwartz, Rio de Janeiro, Rj, Brazil
- “Fluido Percurso”, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- “Borda de Dobras”, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2008
- “Fluido Percurso”, Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2007
- “Borda de Dobras”, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, SP, Brazil

Group exhibitions

2014
- “Éter”, Galeria Anita Schwartz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- “Encontros Carbônicos”, Largo das Artes, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- “Único”, Galeria Carbono, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2013
- “The Wizard’s Chamber”, Kunsthalle Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
- “Jew York”, NYUntitled, Manhattan, New York, USA
2011
- “Nova Escultura Brasileira”, Centro Cultural Caixa Econômica Federal, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2010
- “Arquivo Geral”, Centro de Artes Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- “New Acquisitions”, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- “Notas do Acervo”, Galeria Anita Schwartz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2009
- “Nova Arte Nova”, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
2008
- “Nova Arte Nova”, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- “Coletiva”, Galeria Millan, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
- “FotoEncontro”, Galeria Mercedes Viegas, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2007
- “New Acquisitions”, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2006
- ”One Century of Brazilian Ar”t, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, SP, Brazil
- “Interactivos”, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Madrid MediaLab, Spain
- Galeria Tempo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2005
- XII Salão de Arte da Bahia, MAM , Salvador, BA, Brazil.
- “Brazilian Art Today”, Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
- V Salão Nacional de Arte de Goiás, GO, Brazil
2001
- VII Salão de pequenos formatos da Universidade da Amazônia, AM, Brazil

Residencies

2013
- Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, New York, USA

Works in Collections
- Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand – Museu de Arte Moderna RJ
- Coleção Lourival Louza – Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Goiás

Awards and Grants
2004
- Bolsista DTI / CNPQ – VISGRAF / Instituto de Matemática Pura e Aplicada, RJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2005
- Acquisition Prize – V Salão Nacional de Arte de Goiás, GO, Brasil

Texts and Publications
2008
- Venancio Filho, Paulo. “Fluido Percurso”, In Revista Santa Art Magazine, Editora Utopos, RJ, Brazil
2006
- Schipper, Otavio e Velho, Luiz. “Object Reconstruction with Photometric Stereo”, In Proceedings of SIBGRAPI 2007
- Laudanno, Claudia. “Review of the exhibition Boundary of Folds”, In Arte Al Dia #118 – USA
2004
- Sussekind, Flora. “Sequências Dinâmicas”, In Catálogo da exposição, Galeria Argumento, RJ, Brazil
2002
- Elze, Hans-Thomas e Schipper, Otavio. “Time without time: A stochastic clock model”, In Physical Review D 66

Artist website: www.otavioschipper.com.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011.

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