Douglas de Freitas

(this page was last updated in March 2022)

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

Douglas de Freitas (São Paulo, 1986) is an associate curator at Inhotim Institute. He’s worked from  2011 to 2019 as curator at Museu da Cidade de São Paulo (Municipal Culture Secretary), where mad possible Maurício Ianês performance, the installations of Tatiana Blass, Lucia Koch, Iran do Espírito Santo, Felipe Cohen, Laura Belém, Sara Ramo and Vanderlei Lopes at Morumbi’s Chapel; the installation of Sandra Cinto and Carla Chaim at Casa do Sertanista; the exhibition of Albano Afonso at Casa do Bandeirante; and the retrospective exhibitions “Guerra do Tempo”, of Marilá Dardot, and “Arte à Mão Armada”, of Carmela Gross, at Chácara Lane. In 2018, held the exhibition “Morumbi Caxingui Butantã” with installations of Cinthia Marcelle, Matheus Rocha Pitta and Marcius Galan, which occupy respectively the Casa do Bandeirante, Casa do Sertanista and Morumbi’s Chapel. In 2017 made, with Felipe Scovino and Marcelo Campos the exhibition “Zerbini, Barrão, Albano” at Santander Cultural of Porto Alegre. Between 2010 and 2012, he was the coordinator of the public call Edital de Arte at Cidade da Secretaria de Cultura de São Paulo, that held seven high scale projects in public spaces. He was the selected curator at the Temporada de Projetos do Paço das Artes de 2011; winner of the PROAC Prize of Visual Arts, with the project “Fachada 2e1 – 2014”, th public interventions of Débora Bolsoni, Wagner Malta Tavares and Laura Vinci; of the public call Edital Amplificadores de Artes Visuais do Recife, with the exhibition “Em Espera”, at Museu Murillo La Greca; and of the Prêmio Funarte de Arte Contemporânea 2013, at Sala Nordeste de Artes Visuais, in Recife, Brazil. In 2017 he organized the monographic book of Carmela Gross by the editor Cobogó.

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