Douglas de Freitas

(this page was last updated in April 2023)

Lives and Works in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
Member of the PIPA Prize Nominating Committee 2020, 2022 and 2023.

Douglas de Freitas (São Paulo, 1986) has been a curator at Instituto Inhotim since 2019. He worked from 2011 to 2019 as curator at the Museum of the City of São Paulo (Municipal Secretariat of Culture), where he realized the performance by Maurício Ianês, installations by Tatiana Blass, Lucia Koch, Iran do Espírito Santo, Felipe Cohen, Laura Belém, Sara Ramo, and Vanderlei Lopes at the Morumbi Chapel; the retrospective exhibitions “Guerra do Tempo” by Marilá Dardot; “Arte à Mão Armada” by Carmela Gross; and “Allegro” by Guto Lacaz, at Chácara Lane. In 2018 he held the exhibition “Morumbi Caxingui Butantã” with installations by Cinthia Marcelle, Matheus Rocha Pitta and Marcius Galan, which respectively occupied the Casa do Bandeirante, the Casa do Sertanista and the Morumbi Chapel. He was the selected curator in the 2011 Paço das Artes Project Season; winner of the PROAC Visual Arts Award 2014 and 2016; the 2015 Recife Visual Arts Amplifiers Edital; and the 2013 Funarte Contemporary Art Award, at the Sala Nordeste de Artes Visuais, in Recife. In 2017 he organized the monographic book on Carmela Gross by Cobogó publishing house.

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