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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1993
Lives and works between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil

PIPA Prize 2020 and 2023 nominee

Tadáskía is a Black and trans artist. She graduated in Visual Arts at UERJ (2012-2016) and holds a master’s degree in Education from the same university (2019-2021). Her works of drawing, photography, installation and sewing mobilize invented and mystical landscapes. Through her actions, she also seeks to elaborate visible and invisible experiences from the Black diaspora, concerning familiar and unusual encounters. She presented the following solo shows: “noite dia” (Sé, São Paulo, 2022), “As parecidas” (Madragoa, Lisbon, 2023) and “Rara ocellet” (Joan Prats, Barcelona, 2023). Recent group shows: 37th Panorama of Brazilian Art: “Sob as cinzas, brasa” (MAM, São Paulo, 2022), curated by Cauê Alves, Claudinei Roberto da Silva, Cristiana Tejo and Vanessa K. Davidson; “Eros Rising: Visions of the Erotic in Latin American Art” (ISLAA, New York, 2022), curated by Bernardo Mosqueira and Mariano López Seoane; “JAIMES” (Triangle Asterídes, Marseille, 2022), curated by Marie de Gaulejac; “The Silence of Tired Tongues” (Framer Framed, Amsterdam, 2022), curated by Raphael Fonseca; “Uma história natural das ruínas” (Pivô, São Paulo, 2021), curated by Catalina Lozano; “Hábito/habitante” (EAV Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, 2021), curated by Ulisses Carrilho; “Casa Carioca” (Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro, 2020-21), curated by Joice Berth and Marcelo Campos; “Esqueleto” (Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, 2019-2020), curated by Analu Cunha, Marcelo Campos and Maurício Castro; “Estopim e segredo” (EAV Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, 2019-2020), curated by Gleyce Kelly Heitor, Ulisses Carrilho and Clarissa Diniz. In addition to holding exhibitions in pairs with Leonilson (Auroras, São Paulo, 2020), with Diambe da Silva (Despina, Rio de Janeiro, 2018) and with Rebecca Sharp (Projeto Kura, São Paulo, 2022).


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