Hometown: São Paulo
Based in: Rio de Janeiro
Born in São Paulo and currently living and working in Rio de Janeiro, he began with oil paintings technique at the age 18. His production covers painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, video and urban intervention. Nowadays his production is focused on drawing with giclée digital prints. Different series where he presents, through gestural traits, the strength of contemporary women - mixing different ethnicities and colors. In 2008 he founded the Collective Fuso (Cian + Kjá), that consists in interactions between several platforms and artistic languages - the collective had its first work honored with the urban interference local prize in 2008. He worked in exhibitions in Brazil and abroad: MuBE Museu Brasileiro da Escultura - SP, CCJF Centro Cultural Justiça Federal - RJ, Parque Lage - RJ, Espace L - Geneva - Switzerland, Galeria Colecionador Contemporâneo - RJ, IED Istituto Europeu di Design - SP, Galeria Pretos Novos de Arte Contemporânea - RJ, Museu de Imagens do Inconsciente - RJ, among others.
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What inspires you?
Colors, musics, people.
Describe your creative process.
I look for many references in architecture and visual arts in general. Often even a garden can be part of the creation process. I study a lot of geometry to achieve more balanced lines.
What are 3 words that best describe your work?
Power, colors and beauty.
Who are some artists that have influenced your work?
Juan Miró, Burle Max, Athos Bulcão, Matisse.
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