Ío (Laura Cattani e Munir Klamt)

(this page was last updated in July 2018)

Live and work in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Mamute.

PIPA Prize 2018 nominee.

Ío is the artist duo Laura Cattani (Les Lilas, Île de France, France, 1980) and Munir Klamt (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil), respectively doctoral student and doctor in Visual Poetics by UFRGS. Since its creation in 2003, Ío has carried out works and exhibitions that come from reflections covering areas such as astronomy, biology, and mythology.

Ío’s poetics oscillates between Thanatos and Eros, and the works take shape through drawings, photographs, videos and installations with symbolic materials such as salt, aluminum, rubber, and chocolate. Ío has held exhibitions and multimedia projects in several cities in Brazil, as well as Uruguay, Argentina, and France.

Site: io.art.br

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