residency: MayJuly 2015

Vitor Cesar (Brazil)

Vitor Cesar

(b. 1978, Fortaleza, Brasil) lives and works in São Paulo. He develops his artistic practice using different modes of visibility based on the political dimension of everyday life; he also works with graphic projects.

He studied Architecture and Urbanism at the Universidade Federal do Ceará (2003) and was awarded a master's degree in Visual Arts at Escola de Comunicação e Artes - University of São Paolo (2009), with research on different notions of public spaces in artistic practices. In Fortaleza, he joined the study group at Alpendre - a multidisciplinary artist-run space - and was part of Transição Listrada group that performed actions in the city and created BASE - a place for meetings, discussions and exhibitions.

Vitor Cesar co-organized the project Art and public sphere (2008) and works, since 2005, in the Basemovel project - with its latest edition Campo Neutral, Museu da Gravura (Curitiba, 2013). He developed the exhibition Anfibologia, reciprocidad, at the experimental Museum El Eco (Mexico City, 2013) and participated in group exhibitions: the 33 Panorama da Arte Brasileira (33rd Panorama of Brazilian Art), Museu de Arte Moderna (São Paulo, 2013) and 8a Bienal do Mercosul (8th Mercosur Biennial, Porto Alegre, 2011). Last year he participated in the Mano Fato Mano project at Centro Cultural São Paulo (São Paulo, 2014), in collaboration with curators, artists and architects.

This residency has been possible thanks to the financial support of the Adam Mickiewicz Institute and Associação Cultural Videobrasil.