Renata Lucas

Ribeirão Preto, SP, 1971.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, RJ.

PIPA 2010 winner.
PIPA 2011 Nominating Committee member.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.



About the artist

She earned a BA in Fine Arts at the Universidade Federal de Campinas, devoting herself to sculpture. She moved to Sao Paulo in 1992.
She was post-graduated at Unicamp and Universidade de São Paulo.

Her first solo exhibition was in early 2001, at the gallery 10,20×3,60, in São Paulo, an independent gallery formed by a group of artists.

She participated in individual and group exhibitions in galleries, in museums and in Brazilian and international institutions, such as:

- Centro Universitário Mariantonia, São Paulo, in 2002;
- Museu de Arte  da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, in 2002;
- Castelinho do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, in 2003;
- Paço das Artes, São Paulo, in 2003;
- Galeria A Gentil Carioca, 2005;
- Bienal de São Paulo, 2006;
- Galeria Luisa Strina, 2008,
- Tate Modern, in 2007;
- Sydney Biennial, in 2008;
- Venice Biennale, 2009;
- Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona, 2009, among others.

She received the award SESI-CNI for the Arts in 2004.
She was granted with the  Scholarship Marcelino Botín in Spain, in 2007.
She received the award for book’s production Dena Foundation Art Award, in Paris, that resulted in the book: Postpone the end, in 2009;
She received the Ernest Schering Foundation Art Award in Germany, in  2009, that will result in an exhibition to be open in September 2010 at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, in Berlin;
She participated in the program Magnificent Seven, at Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, in San Francisco, associated to California College of Arts, USA, in 2010.

She developed a project at Iaspis, in Stockholm, Sweden.
She attended lectures and workshops, such as Projeto Capacete at Teatro de Arena, in Sao Paulo, in 2010, and DAAD Project in South Africa, also in 2010.

Since 2011, she is member of the Board of CAPACETE Entretenimento, a residency program based in Rio de Janeiro.

In 2012 she exhibits at dOCUMENTA (13), in Kassel, Germany.

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  1. Rafael

    Oi, será que alguém poderia me explicar o trabalho dessa artista porque daqui de onde eu vi, parece-me que ela faz sombra de árvore na rua e rampa de skate. É isso?

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