❝ These works dwell intentionally on a vaguely defined territory between art and advertising, high and low art, an incertitude that questions whether these works may be seen as “art” or just advertising and cartoonish media.
Moreover, this creative process sheds light on how “visual value” has been watered down and diluted in our era of imagery inflation and automatic background visual consumption.
Paintings and collages that intend to reclaim pictural delicacy alongside a spontaneous pleasure of visual uniqueness and strength. A sense of meaning amidst the numb imagery loop of daily basis visual inflation and imagery overburden ❞
Visual artist and photographer based in Paris, doing a phd research program (practice-led) in fine arts at Panthéon-Sorbonne University – École des Arts de la Sorbonne. Group shows in São Paulo, Washington-DC, Paris, London, Rio de Janeiro and Berlin. Shortlisted for the painting prize “Marmite” in London (Turps Banana group) and honorable mention at “Paraty Art Prize” in Rio de Janeiro.(links below)
After 15 years as a news photographer for a nationwide magazine in Brazil, moved to Paris for a master's degree in Fine arts and a PhD research on “The color of vintage comics from the 40's and 50's”. Studied painting with his grandmother, gestural abstraction painter Wega Nery. Works mainly with imagery chosen from contemporary media, social networks, Memes, advertising, and comic books, images that transform our visual perception, thus creating a new iconography.
in the collections
Leigh Conner and Jamie Smith, Connersmith Gallery Washington DC. Robert and Cortney Novogratz, New York. Peter Hahn, Berlin. Paula Zemel, São Paulo. Brazilian ambassador Eliana Zugaib, Dublin.