Lenora de Barros

Lenora de Barros

Lenora de Barros, São Paulo-SP, 1953, graduated in linguistics from the University of Sao Paulo – USP, SP.
Poet and visual artist, her work is developed from a variety of languages such as video, performance poetry, photography and installation.

Her workis part of public and private collections in Brazil and abroad: Museu d’Art Contemporani Barcelona, Daros-Latinamerica, Zurich, Rio de Janeiro-RJ, Brazil and the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo (MAM). Participated as an artist-curator of RADIOVISUAL the 7th Mercosul Biennial – Scream and Listening, Porto Alegre, RS, oct / nov 2009.

Among the recent exhibitions and activities stands out Aire de Lyon, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina, SONOPLASTIA, solo show at Millan Gallery, São Paulo-SP, Brazil, November-December 2011,
the 11th Biennale de Lyon – Une terrible beauté est née, 2011, where she participated with three works,
including the project of the audio-visual installation “Meeting between Echo and Narcissus”, Meridians,
(dialogues about art program organized by Casa Daros Latinamerica, in partnership with Oi Futuro, Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, and which resulted in the production of a film performance, in partnership with the Mexican artist Teresa Serrano, REVIDEO in cultural space Oi Futuro, Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro (September / October 2010).

Lenora de Barros will participate in the 3rd edition of the Triennial Poly / Graphic San Juan: América Latina y el Caribe, scheduled to take place in Puerto Rico in April 2012.


RELIVRO, based on the exhibition REVÍDEO, in the cultural center of Oi Futuro in 2010, where she gathers
much of her work from 1975 to 2010. The book is bilingual, English and Portuguese, and includes texts by Augusto de Campos, Tadeu Chiarelli and Alberto Saraiva.

COISA EM SI (THING IN ITSELF), interview given to Eduardo Xavier de Souza and published in book form
by the Publisher Zouk, Porto Alegre, 2011.

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