Visual artist, filmmaker and curator. Born in Feira de Santana, Bahia in 1959. Lives and works in Salvador (Bahia). He began exhibiting his work in the mid- to late 1980s. From then on, he has put on several solo shows, including: Céu de chumbo, Blau Projects, São Paulo, 2015; Bicho Geográfico, Projeto Ocupa, Museu Palácio da Aclamação, Salvador, 2010; Sobre a Virgem: estratégias para a perda de sentido, Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, 2003. He has participated in several group shows, such as Incorporation: Afro-Brazilian Contemporary Art, Europalia-Brasil, Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium, 2011-2012; Valencia Biennale, Convento del Carmen, Valencia, Spain, 2007; 29th Panorama of Brazilian Art, Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo, 2006. In his art, the artist emphasizes discussions about otherness, time, reality and fiction, approximations and distances between people, groups, and cultures, which appear in works such as Cabeças de açúcar, 2007, in which he forms heads of people of various ethnicities out of sugar.
Caption: Águas, 2010, Caetano Dias, Negros Indícios Exhibition.
Arquivos de imagens de povos indígenas
Instituto Moreira Salles
29 June - 30 June 2022
everything slackens in a wreck
New York City, United States
01 June - 01 August 2022
National Gallery of Jamaica (NGJ)
26 June - 31 December 2022
1° Fórum Latino-Americano de Cinema e Impacto Social
São Paulo, Brazil
22 June - 25 June 2022
Bixaria Negra - O cinema de Marlon Riggs
IMS Paulista, IMS Rio, Galpão Bela Maré
São Paulo e Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
16 June - 30 June 2022
Presença Negra no MARGS
Porto Alegre, Brazil
14 May - 21 August 2022
Águas de Araquém
Museu e Sala de Convenções “Nara Lúcia Nonato”
Ilha da Soleira, Brazil
11 June - 14 August 2022
Bienal Internacional GLBTIQ+ Santo Domingo
Colegio Dominicano de Artistas Plásticos (CODAP).
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
01 June - 20 June 2022
Pinacoteca de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
04 June - 04 July 2022
Vai ter que me engolir
Pivô Satélite (online)
São Paulo, Brazil
26 May - 27 June 2022
Hal Wildson – Re-Utopya
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
09 June - 30 July 2022
12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
11 June - 18 September 2022
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Gropius Bau Berlin
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Paulo Nazareth at the ICA Miami
Dismantling colonial power
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