Born in Santo Antônio de Jesus, Bahia in 1990. Lives and works in Salvador (Bahia). Master’s in Culture and Society, Universidade do Recôncavo da Bahia (UFRB), 2016. Bachelor’s in Media Studies from UFRB, 2012. He has participated in group exhibitions such as Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA; Festival Performe-se: Fronteiras borradas, fronteiras erguidas, Novas Poéticas, Galeria Cañizares, Salvador; Orixás, Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 2016; Reply All, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester School of Art, Manchester, UK, 2016; Salão de Artes Visuais da Bahia – Edição Especial, Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador; Salão de Artes Visuais da Bahia – Camaçari, Cidade do Saber, Camaçari, 2014; 5 Encuentro de Acción en Vivo y Diferido, Bogotá 2013; Caruru dos 7 Poetas, Largo D’Ajuda, Cachoeira, 2009. In his art, themes such as the permanence of colonial structures, structural racism and social hierarchization appear in works such as the series Manufatura e colonialidade (2016), in which sugar is taken up in all its violent potential, while the reporting of state-coordinated aggression structures the video Apagamento# 1 (2017).
Bejè Oró #3, 2013, Tiago Sant’Ana, Negros Indícios Exhibition.
Unruly Thoughts On Feminisms and Beyond
27 January - 29 January 2022
Talks / Workshops
Dancehall’s Rebel Women: Curating Afro-Caribbean Freedoms via Popular Culture
29 January - 29 January 2022
Oh, I Love Brazilian Women!
New York, United States
15 January - 12 March 2022
Flamboyanzinho, Flor-de-pavão, Flamboyant-mirim, Barba-de-barata
06 November - 30 January 2022
Gods Moving in Places
27 January - 13 March 2022
Efie. The Museum As Home.
10 December - 12 March 2022
CON MUCHO FILIN (virtual)
La Habana, Cuba
04 August - 31 December 2022
Paulo Nazareth: INTAKA ENDALA EPHEZU' KOMKHOMBE OMHLOPHE
Johannesburg, South Africa
27 November - 04 February 2022
Talks / Workshops
X as Intersection—Latinx Artists in Conversation: Resistance, Reaffirmation, and Resilience
Los Angeles, United States
05 February - 05 February 2022
Campo Aberto: Mostra de vídeos
São Paulo, Brazil
03 December - 31 January 2022
Aquilo que sempre se chamou de arte
11 December - 31 March 2022
18 March - 07 August 2022
In Conversation With Paola Torres Núñez
“It Has Been My Choice To Live A Nomadic Life”
The artist intervenes Peruvian textiles using technology, in order to examine concepts as interpretation and misrepresentation.
In Conversation with Naomi Rincón Gallardo
“Telling Stories Animated by Desire”
We spoke to the Mexican artist about her critique of Eurocentrism and extractivism from a feminist and decolonial viewpoint.
Fear Is Moving In
Even in the parts of Brazilian everyday-life, where things still seem to be in order, the repressive rhetoric of Bolsonaro is taking hold.
Take Me to the River
A multimedia exhibition by the Goethe-Institut and the Prince Claus Fund Art and culture responds to the climate crisis.
In Conversation with
South-African painter Helen Sebidi
At the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo, she chats about home, land, history and ancestral tears.
Between the Official the Alternative
What Happened With the Havana Biennial?
The cancellation of this year’s Havana Art Biennial caused strong protests. But the story does not end there.
In Conversation with the Ayllu Collective
Healing Colonial Wounds
The artistic group, formed by Latin American migrants with diverse sexual identities, creates anti-racist and decolonial actions.
Viagem de Pesquisa
Projeto do curador Hélio Menezes vence Convocatória de Artes Visuais
Hélio Menezes foi selecionado na 2ª edição da Convocatória de Artes Visuais para viagem de pesquisa curatorial à Alemanha e à França.
Collective Nacional Trovoa
“We Don’t Accept Scraps From The White Art Circuit”
Group of artists and curators gathers for a rally of visual arts produced solely by black and non-white women.