Jonathas de Andrade

(this page was last updated in March 2022)

Maceió, Brazil, 1982.
Lives and works in Recife, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Vermelho and Galeria Nara Roesler

PIPA 2011 Finalist
PIPA 2010 nominee

Jonathas de Andrade works with installations, actions and photo-researches. De Andrade published the collection “Amor e Felicidade no Casamento”, in partnership with Yana Parente (2008). In 2009, developed the project Documento Latinamerica – Condução à Deriva, with an immersion in research in South America countries, through the scholarships Funarte (Rio de Janeiro) and of Salão de Artes Plásticas de Pernambuco. He was awarded in the video-art competition from Fundação Joaquim Nabuco. In 2010, he developed a project for the 29a Bienal de São Paulo and was shortlisted for the Marcantonio Vilaça Award in 2011.

The artist was one of the four PIPA finalists in the 2nd edition of the Prize in 2011 and participated in the group exhibition in MAM-Rio. De Andrade donated the video installation “Amor e Felicidade no Casamento 02” to the permanent collection of the Museum.

A survey of his work is on view at Museu de Arte do Rio (MAR), Rio de Janeiro through March 22, 2016. Past solo exhibitions include Instituto Cultural Itaú, São Paulo (2008); Instituto Cultural Banco Real, Recife (2009); Centro Cultural São Paulo (2010); Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo (2013, 2010); Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (2013); and Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal (2013). He participated in the Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, (2009); São Paulo Biennial (2010); Istanbul Biennial (2011); New Museum Triennial: “The Ungovernables”, New York (2012); Lyon Biennial (2013) and the 11th Dakar Biennial, Senegal (2014). Jonathas de Andrade’s work was included in “Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today at the Guggenheim Museum, New York in 2014.


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