Luana Vitra

(this page was last updated in August 2022)

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1995.
Lives and works in Contagem, Brazil.

Represented by Periscópio Arte Contemporânea, Brazil.

PIPA 2021 and 2022 nominee.

Luana grew up in Contagem, an industrial city that made her body live through iron and soot. Raised by a carpenter (father) and a wordsmith (mother), she moves as she prays, searching for survival and healing of the landscapes she inhabits. Luana understands the body itself as a trap, and her actions as micropolitics that deal with the spatiality that her work evokes, confronts and confuses.


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