Alice Miceli

(this page was last updated in March 2024)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1980.
Lives and works between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and New York, USA.
Currently based in Geneva, Switzerland (2020).

Represented by Galeria Nara Roesler

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2012 nominee.
PIPA and Popular Vote 2014 Winner.
Membro do Comitê de Indicação do Prêmio PIPA 2015, 2017 and 2022.

Alice Miceli is a Brazilian artist, born and raised in Rio de Janeiro. Her exhibition record includes the Sao Paulo Biennale, Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, and Max Protetch Gallery, New York. Her work has been shown in venues such as the Japan Media Arts Festival, in Tokyo, the TRANSITIO_MX festival, in Mexico City, the Transmediale festival, in Berlin, and Documenta XII, in Kassel. Residency awards include the MacDowell Colony, Bogliasco, Bemis, Djerassi and the Dora Maar House. An extended conversation with the artist has been published by the Skull Sessions, in New York. Alice is the recipient of the 2014 PIPA Prize, Rio de Janeiro, and the 2015 Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Grants & Commissions Award, Miami.

Alice Miceli applies formal experimentation, investigative travel, and archival research to chart the visual, physical, and cultural manifestations of trauma inflicted on social and natural landscapes. In the Chernobyl Project, she documented the exclusion zone around the site of Chernobyl’s nuclear disaster using specially developed photographic processes. Her current research focuses on photographic representations of landscape, looking in particular into the space of land-mine fields.


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