Luiz Hermano

(this page was last updated in January 2018)

Preaoca, Brazil, 1954.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

PIPA 2010 nominee.

Luiz Hermano studied Philosophy in Fortaleza. He started to work and experiment, in a self-taught way, with metal engraving and drawing, and then incorporated painting and sculpture into his production. The popular universe is a reference for his production, that dialogues with the tradition of engravings and cordel literature from the Northeast of Brazil. In certain works, he also explore formal possibilities related to the hand-made production of utensils of his birth state, Ceará.

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2010.

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