Tiago Sant’Ana

(this page was last updated in August 2023)

Santo Antônio de Jesus, Brazil, 1990
Lives and works in Salvador, Brazil

Represented by Galeria Leme & Galeria Alban

PIPA Prize 2018 and 2023 nominee

Tiago Sant’Ana is a visual artist, with a PhD in Culture and Society from the Federal University of Bahia. His works usually deal with the process of producing history and memory – especially those related to Afro-Brazilian and diaspora identities. He was awarded the ZUM Photography Scholarship by Instituto Moreira Salles (2021), awarded the Soros Arts Fellowship (2020) and winner of the Foco ArtRio Award (2019).

He participated in national and international exhibitions such as “Histórias brasileiras” (2022) and “Histórias afro-atlânticas” (2018), at MASP, “Enciclopédia negra” (2021), at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, “Um defeito de cor” (2022) and “O Rio dos Navegantes” (2019), at Museu de Arte do Rio, “Axé Bahia: The power of art in an afro-brazilian metropolis” (2017), at The Fowler Museum and “Reply All” (2016), at Grosvenor Gallery UK. His works are part of collections such as MASP – Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Denver Art Museum, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Museu de Arte do Rio, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia and Instituto Moreira Salles.

Site: tiagosantanaarte.com

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