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

Represented by Sé Galeria

PIPA Prize 2020 nominee

Tadáskía, previously known as max wíllà morais, is an artist, writer, graduated in Visual Arts at Universidade Estadual do Rio de Janeiro (2016), master’s student in Education at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (2019-2021) and a scholarship holder at Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage in Mediation (2014) and in the Formação e Deformação program (2019-2020). Her works of drawing, photography, installation, sewing and appearances mobilize stories, geographies and the material and immaterial relations that can arise between the world and living things. It also elaborates visible and invisible experiences from the black diaspora and from both familiar and unusual encounters. Tadáskía was nominated for PIPA Prize 2020 and she has exhibited at the gallery A Gentil Carioca, at Museu de Arte do Rio, Paço Imperial do Rio de Janeiro and, alongside Leonilson, at the Auroras art space, in São Paulo. She was an educator at Museu de Arte do Rio (2014-2017) and collaborated with Instituto Maria e João Aleixo in Pesquisa, Educação e Culturas em Periferias (2018-2020). In 2018, she participated with Diambe da Silva in “The dust doesn’t want to come out of the Esqueleto” (2017), an experimental documentary shown in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Siberia, United Arab Emirates and India, among other places.


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