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Yuri Firmeza

São Paulo, Brazil, 1982.
Lives and works in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Represented by Casa Triângulo and Athena Contemporânea.

PIPA 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2016 nominee.

Has a masters degree in Visual Arts from the ECA/USP, with a with FAPESP re-search grant. Graduated in Visual Arts at the Faculdade Grande Fortaleza, Fortaleza, Brazil (2005). The solo exhibitions already presented include: 2013, “Turvações Estrátigráficas”, Museu de Arte do Rio; “Voragem”, Demolden Video Project in Santander, Spain; 2011, “Vida da Minha Vida”, Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste in Fortaleza.

The group exhibitions already presented include: 2014, 31º Bienal de São Paulo: “How to (…) things that don’t exist”; 2013, “Love and Hate to Lygia Clark”, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; “33º Panorama da Arte Brasileira: Formas Únicas de Continuidade no Espaço”, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo; “Bienal MASP Pirelli de Fotografia”, Museu de Arte de São Paulo; 2008, “Laços do Olhar”, Tomie Ohtake Insti- tute, São Paulo, Brazil; 2008, Cali’s 7th Performance Festival, Colombia; 2007, “Confrontações Poéticas”, CCBNB, For- taleza, Brazil; 2006, “Rumos Artes Vi- suais”, several venues in Brazil; 2005, “Espacios en transito”, Lima’s Cultural Center of Fine Arts, Peru.

Selected by the project Bolsa Pampulha (2008), awarded in the third edition of the Marcantonio Vilaça Prize SESI/CNI and, together with the artist Pablo Lobato, in the project Marcantônio Vilaça Funarte (2009).

Has texts published in several books, newspapers, catalogues and magazines: Jornal Estado de São Paulo, Jornal Estado de Minas, Tatuí magazine, Investigação magazine n°11. In 2008 published “Ecdise” book that came from the project Bolsa Pampulha; in 2007 organized and published the book “Souzousareta Geijutsuka”, homonym of his work and in 2006 launched the Artist’s book “Relações”.  Beyond writing, his work also includes participation in several debate tables: “Mesa de Trabajo”, Buenos Aires (2009), “Arte, rua e sociedade”, Museu da República, Brasília, Brazil (2008), among others.

 

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2013:

 



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