PARTICIPANT / Paolo Nazareth

  • Name Paolo Nazareth
  • Country Brazil
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Paulo Nazareth

Nazareth was born in 1977 in Governador Valadares, Brazil, and lives and works throughout the world.

He studied Linguistics at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil, and received an MFA from the institution’s Academy of Fine Arts in 2006. His most recent solo exhibitions include Melee, ICA Miami (2019); Faca Cega, Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2018); Old Hope, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo (2017); Genocide in Americas, Meyer Riegger Gallery, Berlin (2015); Journal, Institute for Contemporary Arts, London (2014); and Premium Bananas, MASP, Museum of Art São Paulo (2013). His first solo exhibition with Stevenson took place in October 2019.

Group exhibitions include Global(e) Resistance, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2020); NIRIN, the 22nd Sydney Biennale (2020); Beyond the Black Atlantic, Kunstverein Hannover (2020); The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement, Phillips Collection, Washington DC (2019); How to talk with birds, trees, fish, shells, snakes, bulls and lions, at the Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2018); EXTREME. NOMADS, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main (2018); The Lotus in Spite of the Swamp, Prospect.4 Triennial, New Orleans (2017); Field Gate, Remai Modern, Sasktoon (2017); Soft Power. Arte Brasil, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort (2016); Much wider than a line, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe (2016); New Shamans/Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (2016); Indigenous Voices, Latin American Pavilion, 56th Venice Biennale (2015); The Encyclopedic Palace, 55th Venice Biennale (2013); and Museum as Hub: Walking Drifting Dragging, New Museum, New York (2013).

Nazareth won the Mercedes-Benz Award by MASP de Artes Visuais, São Paulo, Brazil (2012; the 12th Salão Nacional de Arte de Itajaí, Brazil; and the 28th Salão de Arte de Bolsa da Pampulha in Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2005)

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