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Vanessa Rosa is represented by Artur Fidalgo Gallery in Brazil


Vanessa Rosa is a Brazilian visual artist and art historian. She creates projects that mixtures public art, community activities, technological experiments and historical research, usually having painting as her main medium. Currently she has been developing a research about algorithmic images and traditional patterns. Vanessa has worked as project coordinator for different organizations and is an illustrator and art director for Viajante do Tempo publishing company, being one of the company's owners. She has done mural paintings, exhibitions and other projects in different countries across South and North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.
Vanessa Rosa é uma artista carioca nascida em 1990, graduada em 2012 em História da Arte na UERJ. Começou a trabalhar com arte urbana em 2009, desenvolvendo seu próprio projeto no qual pintava personagens em escala humana que tivessem ligação com a história do local escolhido para a intervenção. Atualmente, desenvolve pesquisa sobre padrões decorativos tradicionais de diversas culturas e como explorar suas possibilidades algorítmicas. Vanessa trabalha também como ilustradora e diretora de arte na Editora Viajante do Tempo, sendo uma dos proprietários da editora. Desenvolve projetos como artista visual nas Américas, Europa, Africa e Asia.


Main Projects
2018 - Ethnocomputing Experiments | Pioneer Works | New York, USA | April
2017 - Dialogues - Exhibition at Le Centre. Project developed in collaboration with Gerard Quenum | Cotonou, Benin (West Africa) | September
2017 - Infinity Game - Collaboration project/exhibition with Veronica Natividade and Wendi Li. Shown for the first time at Babycastles | NYC, USA | August.
2017 - Imaginary Tiles - Invited to paint the fence surrounding the Pioneer Works - Center for Art and Innovation | Red Hook, NYC, USA. The painting extends over 250m2 | July
2017 - Imaginary Tiles - Solo show in B[x] space | Bushwick, NYC, USA | March


Art Residency / Fellowship / ?

2018 - Nhandepa | 1 month living with Same Putumi in a Huni Kuin village, inside the Amazon, for a Nhandepa Institute project
2018 - Participant of DINACON : The Digital Naturalism Conference. In Koh Lon, Thailand. June-July
2018 - Artist in tech residency at Pioneer Works, NYC. April - May
2017 - Artist in residency at Le Centre in Cotonou, Benin, September
2017 - Fellowship at ITP NYU during its Summer Camp, NYC, June
2017 - Artist in residency in AnnexB, Bushwick NYC, March and July.
2014/2015 - Shared an art studio with Maurício Hora, a Community Leader and President of the Casa Amarela Art Center. The studio was part of a low income community project towards art democratization, named "Imaginary Zone". Vanessa was an active member of the studio for 2 years and continues to develop projects with Mauricio
2014 - Artist in Residency at MACAO Milan, Italy | April
2014 - Transnational Dialogues, participating artist in the cultural caravan, February


Lectures and Art Talks

DCG Lectures: Arte, imagens algorítmicas e diversidade cultural - Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon. October 26, 2017 Art, Parametric Design and Public Spaces - Lecture given with Veronica Natividade in Penn State University, invited by professor José Pinto Duarte. March 2017 DCG Lectures - Proposições artísticas para a Zona Portuária do Rio de Janeiro - Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon. May 2016
Series of art talks in high schools of Annapolis, USA. May 2017. Organized by UrbanWalls Brazil


Other projects - exhibits and festivals

Collective exhibitions
2017 - Multiplo InComum | A7MA Gallery | São Paulo, Brazil | September
2017 - Context Art Fair | Haas Art Advisory | New York, USA | May
2017 - Terra Nova | Haas Art Advisory Gallery | New York, USA | April
2015 - Street Art: Panel of discussion | Local Projects Art Space | New York, USA | March
2015 - Brooklyn is the Future | The Vasquez Building | New York, USA | April
2014 - Cooperação | Sesc Santa Luzia (Cultural Center)| Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | September
2013 - Desarquitetura | Centro Cultural Casa Amarela (Cultural Center) | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | April
2013 - The Circle Show | Urban Spree Gallery | Berlin, Germany | July to August
2012 - Olhares para o Céu | Centro Cultural dos Correios (Cultural Center) | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | March to May
2012 - 63o. Salão de Abril (Art Prize) | Galeria Antonio Bandeira (Art Gallery) | Fortaleza, Brazil | April to June
2012 - Ver(a)cidade | Centro Cultural da Caixa Econômica Federal (Cultural Center) | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | October to December
2012 - Mural commission/ exhibition | Artur Fidalgo Galeria (Art Gallery) | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Projects (festivals&stuff)
Participation in "Street Heroines" Documentary by Alexandra Henry (2015 - 2018)
2016 - Refugee Nation | A campaign by Amnesty International | Rio de Janeiro | August
2016 - MURO - International Art Festival | Invited artist to do a mural painting | Lisbon, Portugal | May
2016 - Stroke Art Fair | Invited artist to do a live painting and participate in the exhibition with A7MA Art Gallery | Munich, Germany | May
2015 - Homenagem à Nise da Silveira | Mural for GAU (Organization for public art, municipality of Lisbon) | Lisboa, Portugal | March
2014 - La Lucha Mapuche en el Mapocho | Mural with Injusticia, support of Red de Apoyo a los Presos Políticos Mapuche | Santiago, Chile | December
2014/2015 - Há muitas noites na noite | film by Silvio Tendler | Time-lapse painting animations | Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
2014 - UN Women | Pequim +20 in graffiti | Comission painting about domestic violence | April
2014 - Galerio | Collective Mural Project by EixoRio , with over 100 artists involved | Rio de Janeiro, Brasil | April
2013 - Festival CONCEGRAFF 2013 | Graffiti / Street Art International Festival | Collective mural painting | Concepcion, Chile | March
2012 - Ver(a)cidade | Art exhibition at Centro Cultural da Caixa Rio de Janeiro | Executive Producer | July to December
2012 - Festival Kolirius II | International Graffiti Festival | Collective mural painting | Macaé, Brazil| July
2012 - Embaixadores da Alegria | Samba School Carnaval Parade | Painting of giant flags | February
2012 - Flutuarte | Quadrado da Urca - Gowanus Ballroom | Brazil - USA
2011 - Les tetes de Saint Denis | Urban intervention project | Done with the Synesthesie Art Center | Saint Denis, Île de France , France | January

Workshops on Laser Cut Stencils, Spray painting, Book Illustration ...
5 Published Illustrated books for Viajante do Tempo Publishing Company. Vanessa is one of the Publishers owners, where she is responsible for several book covers/book design and she has represented the company in Brazilian and International Book Fairs, including Frankfurt Book Fair (2013,2017), Salon du Livre de Paris (2015) and Bologna Children's Book Fair (2014)


Collective mural painting coordination
"The Sankofa Project" - Project coordinator in Rio de Janeiro, 2016
"The ship of the salt rock"- Rio de Janeiro 2014
“Dia Internacional da Luta contra a Violência contra a Mulher” - Coordenadora e artista em projeto da ONG Rede Nami, realizando uma pintura mural 80 m ² com 8 artistas plásticas no Morro da Conceição – Rio de Janeiro | Novembro 2011
“Arte, Rua & Pluralidade” - Coordenadora e artista do projeto de pintura mural de 500m² com 14 artistas para a Fundação Roberto Marinho em propriedade desta entidade – Rio de Janeiro | Fevereiro 2012

Press


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