Ícaro Lira

(this page was last updated in October 2020)

Fortaleza, Brazil, 1986.
Lives and works in Fortaleza, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Jaqueline Martins (BR) and Salle Principale (France)

PIPA 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2019 nominee.

Ícaro Lira is a visual artist and researcher whose work focuses on contested acts of Brazilian history through an approach that encompasses fiction, documentary, archival and archeological work. His exhibitions present structures that recall ‘museums’, reuniting forgotten fragments to produce an affective composition: objects both common and distinct, sets of actions, the whole scattered in texts, debates, walks etc.

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2016:

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