Pedro Victor Brandão

Country:

Brazil

Position:

Artista

Pedro Victor Brandão (*1985, Rio de Janeiro). He is author and artist. He works with photography, performance and social practices. He has a degree in Photography at Universidade Estácio de Sá, (UNESA, Rio de Janeiro, 2007-2009) and has attended to liberal study courses at Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage (Rio de Janeiro, 2005-2010). Since 2003, he has been developing works about new meanings for the technical image today, researching iconoclasm, oblivion, and the relation between truth and image regarding different political landscapes. His works have been shown in many institutions in Brazil and abroad, including Museu de Arte Moderna (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil), Casa França-Brasil (Rio de Janeiro – Brazil), SESC Vila Mariana (São Paulo – Brazil), Portas Vilaseca Galeria (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Niklas Schechinger Fine Art (Hamburg – Germany). He was artist-in-residence at Lastro Centroamérica (Ciudad do Panama, Panama, 2015); ZK/U – Zentrum für Kunst und Urbanistik, (Berlin, Germany – 2014); Halfmannshof, (Gelsenkirchen, Germany – 2013); Terra UNA (Liberdade – Minas Gerais, Brazil – 2013); and Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris, France – 2012). From 2007 to 2012 he collaborated with different collectives (Laboratório Tupinagô, OPAVIVARÁ!, Epistomancia and Agência Transitiva). His work is represented by Portas Vilaseca Galeria (Rio de Janeiro) and Sé (São Paulo). He lives and works in Rio de Janeiro.