(this page was last updated in August 2023)
Buerarema, Bahia, 1982
Lives and works in Buerarema, Bahia
PIPA Prize 2022 and 2023 nominee
PIPA 2023 Selected Artist
Glicéria Tupinambá, also known as Célia Tupinambá, is from the Serra do Padeiro village, located in the Tupinambá Indigenous Land of Olivença, in the south of the state of Bahia. She participates intensely in the political and religious life of the Tupinambá, getting involved especially in issues related to education, the productive organization of the village, social services, and women’s rights.
She was a teacher at the State Indigenous School Tupinambá of Serra do Padeiro. She concluded the Intercultural Indigenous Graduation in the Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Bahia (IFBA) and is doing her master’s degree in PPGAS – post-graduate program in Social Anthropology at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro – UFRJ. She was president of the Association of Tupinambá Indians of Serra do Padeiro, being responsible for the approval and management of projects aimed at strengthening the village.
Video produced by Do Rio Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2023:
- Venice biennale: check out the Brazilian participation
- PIPA Prize 2023 retrospective: check out the main moments of this year's edition
- The PIPA Prize 2023 catalogue is available for download!
- Last week to visit 'PIPA Prize 2023 Exhibition: Glicéria Tupinambá, Helô Sanvoy, Iagor Peres and Luana Vitra' and 'PIPA Institute: Recent Acquisitions'
- Conversation between Luiz Camillo Osorio and Glicéria Tupinambá
- Awarded Artists takeover with Glicéria Tupinambá
- Check out how the opening of the PIPA Institute and the Awarded Artists of 2023 exhibitions went
- Announcement of the Awarded Artists of PIPA Prize 2023
- Check out the complete and updated list of the 73 artists nominated for PIPA Prize 2023
- Discover new pages and video interviews of PIPA 2022 participating artists