Yiftah Peled

(this page was last updated in August 2020)

Afula, Israel, 1964.
Lives and works in Vitoria, Brazil.

Represented by Galeria Ybakatu.

PIPA 2020 nominee.

Artist. He began his activities in 19991 developing projects in different supports, such as installation, environments, multiples, photos, objects, performances and urban intervention. Peled participated in exhibitions such as Sao Paulo Biennale (1994), Projeto Parede MAM/SP (2011), Brazilian Art Panorama, MAM/SP (1999, 2005, 2010), International Architecture Biennale of São Paulo (2019) and Performance Festivals Verbo (2005, 2008, 2019). Since 2019, he coordinates the independent space “Contemporão”, that was set in the cities of Florianopolis, Vitoria and Sao Paulo (since 2018). The “Contemporão” space promotes transdisciplinary artistic projects and interfaces for performance practices, participation and performativity. In 2013, he completed his doctorate in Visual Poetics at ECA/USP researching performance and participation in Visual Arts and, since 2012, he has been acting as a professor/researcher at the Visual Arts Course of the Federal University of Espirito Santo, where he develops a research and artistic projects with three CNPQ (National Research Council) groups: Practices and Processes of Performance (3P), Dialogues between Sociology and Art (DISSOA) and Study Group in Curatorship. Yiftah has artworks in collections of FUNARTE, in Rio de Janeiro, RJ; Museu da Gravura, in Curitiba, PR; MAM SP, in Sao Paulo; and of MASC, in Florianopolis, SC.

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