Yuri Firmeza

São Paulo, SP, 1982.
Lives and works between São Paulo, SP and Fortaleza, CE.

PIPA 2011, 2012 and 2013 nominee.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2013.


Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011.

About the artist:
Has a masters degree in Visual Arts from the ECA/USP, with a FAPESP research grant.
Graduate in Visual Arts at the “Faculdade Grande Fortaleza” (Grande Fortaleza School), Fortaleza, CE, Brasil [2005].

Participated in the exhibitions: Laços do Olhar, Tomie Ohtake Institute, São Paulo [2008]; 7º Festival de Performance de Cali (Cali’s 7th Performance Festival), Colômbia [2008], Nano Stockholm, Galeria Artist Space, Suécia [2009]; Confrontações Poéticas, CCBNB [2007]; Rumos Artes Visuais, SP/RJ/GO/SC [2006]; Espacios en transito, Centro Cultural de Bellas Artes de Lima (Lima’s Cultural Center of Fine Arts), Peru [2005];

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].

Published in several books, newspapers, catalogs and magazines: Estado de São Paulo Newspaper, Estado de Minas Newspaper, 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 participating of several debate tables: Mesa de Trabajo, Buenos Aires [2009], Arte, rua e sociedade, Museu da República, Brasília [2008], among others.

Artist represented by Casa Triângulo Gallery.

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