Dalton Paula

(this page was last updated in November 2021)

Brasília, Brazil, 1982.
Lives and works in Goiânia, Brazil.

Represented by Sé Galeria

PIPA Prize 2017 and 2018 nominee. 

Dalton Paula was born in 1982 in Brasília/DF; and lives and works in Goiânia/GO, he has a BA in Visual Arts and discusses the silenced body in the urban environment. In 2021 he participated in the exhibition “Enciclopédia Negra”, at the Pinacoteca de São Paulo; in 2020 he made his first solo exhibition “Dalton Paula: a kidnapper of Souls”, in New York, at the Alexander and Bonin Gallery. In 2019 he was one of the five winners of the 7th edition of the CNI SESI SENAI Marcantonio Vilaça Award for the Visual Arts; and also exhibited in the “36th Panorama of Brazilian Art: Sertão”, at the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo (MAM). In 2018 he was selected for the “Songs for Sabotage” Triennial of the New Museum in New York/USA. He also integrated the 11th Mercosur Biennial of Visual Arts – “The Atlantic Triangle”, in Porto Alegre/RS; and had works in the exhibition “Afro-Atlantic Histories” (MASP and Tomie Ohtake Institute). In 2017 he participated in the exhibition “The Atlantic Triangle” (Goethe Institute in Lagos/Nigeria) and in 2016 was one of the artists invited to the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo.

Website: www.daltonpaula.com

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