Adriano Machado

(this page was last updated in May 2023)

Feira de Santana, Brazil, 1984
Lives and works in Feira de Santana and Alagoinhas, Brazil.

PIPA 2021 nominee.

Adriano Machado. Born in Feira de Santana, lives between his hometown and Alagoinhas-BA. He has a PhD in Visual Arts from UFBA and develops artistic projects in photography, video and objects that seek to discuss questions about identity, territory, memory, silence and trust; investigating processes of life politics. His works point to the human condition between spaces of coexistence and afro-inventive territories. He has participated in exhibitions such as Dakar Biennale 2022 (Senegal) together with the Intervalo Collective; 31st CCSP Exhibition Program (São Paulo, 2021); Valongo International Image Festival (Santos, 2019. Nominated for PIPA Award 2021; received Acquisition Award at Circuito de Arte latinoamericano (Porto Alegre, 2022); Bahia Visual Arts Salons Award (2013) and special mentions (2014 and 2011); Funarte Artistic Residencies Award (2019). He has held artist residencies at Latitude Artist Residence (Chicago,USA, 2022); Pivô Pesquisa (São Paulo, 2020); Fluxos: South Atlantic Collections (Salvador, 2019) and VerdeVEZ, in Campo arte contemporânea (Teresina, 2019).


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