LABOR - collective show / experiments at OM ART with Arjan Martins, Carlos Vergara, Carol Valensi, David Ancelin, Lynn Court, Oskar Metsavaht, Vicente de Mello & Vincent Rosenblatt. Curated by Victor Gorgulho, organized by Jacaranda with the support of the Institut Français in Brazil.Read More
MASP - Museum of Art of Säo Paulo - JUNE 28 - OCTOBER 21 / 2018
Brazil.Afro-Atlantic Histories presents a selection of 450 works by 214 artists ranging from the 16th to 21st centuries and centered on the “ebbs and flows” among Africa, Americas, Caribbean and also Europe, to borrow the famous phrase by Pierre Verger, the French ethnologist, photographer and babalô priest who made Bahia his home.
I am delighted to participate of this collective show at the Vitra Design Museum (17.03. – 09.09.2018), with four images from my "Tecnobrega - the religion of soundmachines" series that are now part of the collection of the Museum.Read More
At Blam Projects - March 17th - April 9th 2017 - Brooklyn, NYC.
Highlighting three artists, based on separate continents, the “Midnight Mass” exhibition looks to explore and capture the essence and power of booming underground club scenes globally. A romanticisation of these social spaces saturated with human connection, self-expression, recklessness and flamboyancy through performance, drama, dance, and music.Read More
The first retrospective showing together in Brazil my series "Rio Baile Funk" - "Bate-Bola - Rio Carnaval Secreto" & "Tecnobrega - the religion of soundmachines".
Until the 31 of January 2017
Pólo Textil - Avenida Paulo de Frontim 333
Rio Comprido, Rio de Janeiro, Zona Norte
Monday-Friday : 9h00-18h00
Saturday : 9h00-13h00
Delighted with the cover of Dummy Mag n°53 "A night on Earth" & story- "Funk You".Read More
Curator Chantal van Erven Dorens invited me to produce a "pocket show "of my main Brazilian series at CARP Brazil (Contemporary Art Research and Projects).Read More
During the "Viva Brasil" festival, I've shown for the first time a retrospective of my 3 principal Brazilian series : Rio Baile Funk, Bate-Bola - Rio Secret Carnival & Tecnobrega - the religion of soundmachines.Read More
Cover of "M" le Monde - « Olympics shut off the sound of the favelas »Read More
I had the pleasure to participate to this collective show curated by Maria Baigur in the workspace of Na Moral produções in Leblon, Rio de Janeiro.Read More
The SESC gallery in Madureira is located in the heart of Rio de Janeiro's North Zone, this mean, the main center of the "Bate-bola" culture. The show was not only filled with photographs, but complete outfits and masks, in collaboration with some of the groups that populate the Bate-Bola universe. Huge success of public, with more than 4000 visitors, debates and lectures.
It was the first time that this rich and little known carioca carnival street culture was presented in an art center.
"Wesh la Brèche" exhibit is the result of a one month residency and assignment on the Youth at the Centre d'Art Contemporain Photographique - Vila Pérochon of Niort, France - with the support of the City and the Region.Read More
Exhibit at the Gallery of the Alliance Française in Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, 2015Read More
"Rio - a French passion" - collective exhibit curated by Jean-Luc Monterosso (MEP), Milton Guran & Christiane Rodriguês (FotoRio) that took place in July & August 2015.Read More
Flashback to 2014 : in the ruins of Cidade Matarazzo complex, in the heart of São Paulo, curator Marc Pottier invited a hundred artists for a "creative invasion". In the allocated space, I created a "Rio Baile Funk" installation. In the main room, the images. In a smaller room, a soundtrack.Read More
Flashback to 2011 : my exhibit at the MEP in Paris. The premise happened in 2006, when MEP's director Jean-Luc Monterosso discovered my work in a visit to Rio de Janeiro, and invited me to continue showing the progresses on a regular base, until the exhibit would take place.Read More