(this page was last updated in August 2021)
Feira de Santana, Brazil, 1984
Lives and works in Feira de Santana and Alagoinhas, Brazil.
Represented by Galeria Kogan Amaro
PIPA 2021 nominee.
Adriano Machado holds a master’s degree in Visual Arts from Universidade Federal da Bahia – UFBA and develops artistic projects in photography, video and objects that discuss issues about identity, territory, fiction and memory, investigating life policy processes. His works point to the human condition between living spaces and Afro-inventive territories. He has displayed his work at several exhibitions, such as “Casa Aberta: Passagens”, Rio de Janeiro (2021); Bienal de Cerveira, Cerveira, Portugal (2020); Valongo Festival Internacional da Imagem, Santos, São Paulo (2019); “Concerto para pássaros”, (Goethe Institut, Salvador, 2019); Panapaná “Vamos de mãos dadas”, João Pessoa (2018). And he won the main prize at the Salons of Visual Arts of Bahia in 2013 and special mentions in 2011 and 2014, and also the Prêmio Funarte de Residências artísticas in 2019. He has also participated in artistic residencies at Pivô Arte e Pesquisa Ciclo III / Beck’s, São Paulo (2020); Fluxos: Acervos do Atlântico Sul, Salvador (2019) and VerdeVEZ, CAMPO Arte contemporânea, Teresina (2019).
Video produced by Do Rio Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2021:
“Fé e Mistério“, 2014. Duration 2’11”