Ícaro Lira

(this page was last updated in April 2019)

Fortaleza, Brazil, 1986.
Lives and works between Fortaleza and São Paulo, Brazil.

PIPA 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 nominee.

Ícaro Lira is a visual artist, editor and researcher, and develops a research in experimental documentary. For the past five years, the artist has been analysing the implications and the development of political and historical acts of Brazilian history through documental works, archivist, archaeological and fiction. His exhibitions present similar structures to ‘museums’, reuniting several forgotten fragments, and producing a system of objects which articulates artistic and non-artistic materials and a set of actions, not necessarily confined to an artistic object, but scattered in exhibitions, books, studios, debates, walks etc.

Website: www.cargocollective.com/icarolira/

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2016:

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