Agrade Camíz

(this page was last updated in July 2020)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1988.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

PIPA Prize 2020 nominee. 

Agrade Camíz started her relationship with creative activities writing, as a way of self-knowledge and creating new realities. Since 2010 she began to develop graffitis, making pannels and characters. Multimedia artist, articulated in her works using popular carioca’s architecture aesthetics mixing matters related to Sexuality, Beauty, Oppression, Feminine. She incorporates in many works, grids [grades], which refer to impositions and patterns of behaviour. She explores the graphics of the word grade [grid]; a grade [the grid], agrade [please], agradar [to please] and from the ambiguity of the meanings of agradar [to please] and limitar [to limit], the artist questions, in various directions, the behavioural impositions made up by the social setting/environment, which limit the possibilities of existence. The choice of black and white has always been in the scope of Camila’s work construction. The colors have been being added through the meeting with other artistic experiences lived by the artist.

Video produced by Do Rio Filmes, exclusively for PIPA Prize 2020:


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