"Blue Bush", 2013, photograph, 80x120cm

Rodrigo Braga

Manaus, Brazil, 1976.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Vermelho and Amparo Sessenta Galeria.

PIPA 2011, 2014, 2015 nominee.
Finalist and PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition 2012 Winner.

Rodrigo Braga was born in Manaus (Amazon, Brazil) in 1976 and raised in Recife, where he pursued a degree in Visual Arts at the Federal University of Pernambuco (2002).

In 2012 Braga won PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition category, during the Finalists Exhibition at MAM-Rio, and donated the work ‘Biólito’ to the permanent collection of the Museum. In 2013, the artist won the Emerging Talent Prize of Art Museum of São Paulo – MASP.

His main exhibitons include: Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Art, Wexner Center for The Arts, Ohio – EUA; Expo1 New York, MoMA PS1 cinema, Nova York – EUA; 30th São Paulo Bienal, The Imminence of Poetics (São Paulo, 2012); From the Margin to the Edge, Somerset House (London, 2012); Mythologies, Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris, 2011); Giant by nature, IVAM – Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderna (Valencia, 2011); Extreme, MEP – Maison Européene de La Photographie (Paris, 2010); Generation 00: The New Brazilian Photography, Sesc Belenzinho (São Paulo, 2011); Modern Photographic Expression of Brazil (Japan, 2008); New Art New, CCBB, (Rio de Janeiro, 2008 and São Paulo, 2009); Neighbors: networked art in Brazil (Austria, 2006); The Body in Brazilian Contemporary Art, Itaú Cultural (São Paulo, 2005).

Selected solo exhibitions: Dead Horse Bay, Residency Unlimited, New York – USA; Altered Cycles, Modern Art Museum Aloisio Magalhães (Recife, 2011); In Flanders Fields Museum (Belgium, 2010); Itaú Cultural (São Paulo, 2006); Marcantonio Vilaça Gallery/Santander Cultural Institute (Recife, 2006); Clairefontaine Gallery (Luxemburgo, 2005).

Some of his works can be found in private and public collections in Brazil and abroad, such as Maisón Européene de La Photographie, Paris, Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro and Modern Art Museum of São Paulo.

Website: www.rodrigobraga.com.br

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2014:

Related Posts

Related Videos

Copyright © Instituto Investidor Profissional