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São Paulo, Brazil, 1967.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Represented by Luciana Caravello Gallery and Celma Albuquerque Gallery.

In his works Nazareno deals with questions related to memory, childhood, the act of growing up and its implications, and the difficulties of the contemporary subject facing the subtle aspects of daily life. Usually manufactured in several medias these works  are presented in a tiny scale that could be easily associated to toys. “I always believed in the power of the toys as a symbol of something lost just waiting to be rescued”.
The artist was nominated for the Marcantonio Vilaça Prize in the years 2011, 2008, and 2006. In 2014 he launched the book “ABC- A Practical Guide for Children of All Ages”, in 2013 he published the book “Num Lugar Não de Você” and in 2004 published the book ” Its the Things You Don’t See That set Us Apart”. The artist has exhibited frequently in many museums and art institutions such as MAM-RIO, MAM-SP, MAC-USP, MAR-RJ, MAMAM, Tomie Ohtake-SP, Itaú Cultural-SP, CCBB- SP-DF, His works are in several public and private collections.

PIPA 2015 Nominee.

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