Rodrigo Braga

(this page was last updated in April 2023)

Manaus, Brazil, 1976.
Lives and works in Paris, France.

Represented by Galeria Vermelho and Amparo Sessenta Galeria.

PIPA 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2020 nominee.
Finalist and PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition 2012 Winner.
Works in the PIPA Institute Collection

Rodrigo Braga was born in Manaus (Amazon, Brazil) in 1976 and raised in Recife, where he pursued a degree in Visual Arts at the Federal University of Pernambuco (2002). In 2012 Braga won PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition category, during the Finalists Exhibition at MAM-Rio, and donated the work ‘Biólito’ to the permanent collection of the Museum. In 2013, the artist won the Emerging Talent Prize of Art Museum of São Paulo – MASP. His main exhibitions include: Cruzamentos: Contemporary Brazilian Art, Wexner Center for The Arts, Ohio – EUA; Expo1 New York, MoMA PS1 cinema, Nova York – EUA; 30th São Paulo Bienal, The Imminence of Poetics (São Paulo, 2012); From the Margin to the Edge, Somerset House (London, 2012); Mythologies, Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris, 2011); Giant by nature, IVAM – Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderna (Valencia, 2011); Extreme, MEP – Maison Européene de La Photographie (Paris, 2010); Generation 00: The New Brazilian Photography, Sesc Belenzinho (São Paulo, 2011); Modern Photographic Expression of Brazil (Japan, 2008); New Art New, CCBB, (Rio de Janeiro, 2008 and São Paulo, 2009); Neighbors: networked art in Brazil (Austria, 2006); The Body in Brazilian Contemporary Art, Itaú Cultural (São Paulo, 2005). Some of his works can be found in private and public collections in Brazil and abroad, such as Maisón Européene de La Photographie, Paris, Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro and Modern Art Museum of São Paulo.


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