Virginia de Medeiros

(this page was last updated in June 2023)

Feira de Santana, Brazil, 1973.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Represented by Gallery Nara Roesler.

PIPA 2014 and 2015 nominee.
PIPA 2015 Winner.
PIPA 2015 Popular Vote Exhibition Winner.
Member of the PIPA Prize Nominating Committee 2016, 2019 and 2022.
Works in the PIPA Institute Collection

Master in Visual Arts from the School of Fine Arts-UFBA. Throughout her trajectory she has held numerous exhibitions among them: 2019: Liebe und Ethnologie, HKW Haus der Kulturen der Welt, [Berlin, Germany], 2019: Feminist Histories, MASP [São Paulo, SP]; 2017-2018: History of Sexuality, MASP [São Paulo, SP]; 2017: Jogja Biennale XIV, Yogyakarta, Indonesia; 2016: La réplica Infiel, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo [Madrid, Spain]; 2015: Rainbow in the dark: no joy and torment of Faith, Malmö Konstmuseum [Malmö, Sweden]. The artist has participated in the 31st and 27th International Biennial of São Paulo. In 2015 she won the PIPA Award popular vote and jury; in the same year she was the winning artist in the 5th Edition of the Marcantonio Vilaça Award CNI / Sesi / Senai. Commissioned artist of the 11th Berlin Biennial of Contemporary Art 2020.


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