(this page was last updated in October 2022)
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1993.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
PIPA Prize 2022 nominee.
Diambe da Silva (1993, RJ) is a visual artist and their body of work is recognized by the use of living materials, fabrics, african, american and asian food roots, engravings and choreographies that relate architectures with spontaneous movements in plural elaborations. Their poetics investigation unfolds in mobile structures, living sculptures, fire drawings, cloaks and other variants. Participated in the exhibitions “Carolina Maria de Jesus: a Brazil for Brazilians” at Instituto Moreira Salles (org. Helio Menezes and Raquel Barreto), “Images that don’t conform” at Museu de Arte do Rio (org. Marcelo Campos and Paulo Knauss), “The monsters of Babaloo”, at the FDAG gallery (org. Victor Gorgulho) and set up their first solo exhibition “Ampla curva de vida vida” at the Centro Cultural São Paulo. Their artworks are part of public collections such as Museu de Arte do Rio, Museu de Arte de Anápolis and Memória Lage.
Video produced by Do Rio Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2022:
“ Carolina Maria de Jesus: Um Brasil para os brasileiros”, 2021. Duration 2’49”
“ Escrito no Corpo”, 2021. Duration 2’05”
“ Casa Carioca por Diambe”, 2020. Duration 2’46”