Tamar Guimarães

(this page was last updated in February 2018)

Born in Viçosa, Brazil, 1967.
Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark and Trancoso, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel.

PIPA 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2016 nominee.

Tamar Guimarães is an artist based in Copenhagen. Thinking of documents as palimpsests, her practice proposes historical narratives as contingent and fluid, and as spaces from which one can speculate on the present. She’s involved in the organization of small, intimate gatherings, collective readings, small-scale public talks and film screenings, invested on the possibilities of creating transient micro-communities and minor public events.

Recent solo exhibitions: “Programa Fisuras”, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain, 2016; “The Florists from Beyond the Grave”, SKMU Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway, 2015; “Canoas”, Pink Summer, Palazzo Ducale, Genova, Italy, 2014. Recent group exhibitions in 2015: 56th Venice Biennale, Belgium Pavillon, Venice, Italy; “Ver-Revelar”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León,Spain; “Under The Same Sun: Art From Latin America Today”, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico; “I See So I See So”, Temporary Gallery, Cologne, Germany; “Rainbow in the dark”, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Swede; “Project 35: The Last Act”, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia.

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