GERMANO DUSHÁ

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Germano Dushá (Serra dos Carajás, 1989) is a writer, curator and cultural producer based in São Paulo. He holds a BA in Law and a postgraduate degree in Art: Criticism and Curatorship, works mainly with independent art projects and curatorial experiments, and publishes in many magazines, such as Flash Art International, Kaleidoscope, Brasileiros and ARTE!Brasileiros. Among his recent projects he has curated exhibitions for Jaqueline Martins (São Paulo), Periscópio (Belo Horizonte), Athena Contemporânea and Átomos (Rio de Janeiro); and has cofounded Coletor — an independent itinerant platform for contemporary art practices —, Observatório — an autonomous exhibition space for contemporary art and culture in São Paulo’s Centro, BANAL BANAL — an online platform for contemporary art —, and um trabalho um texto — an exhibition program for contemporary art and textual production.

coletor.org
observatorioarte.org
banalbanal.org
umtrabalhoumtexto.tumblr.com

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Education:

2015 – Postgraduate degree in Art: Criticism and Curatorship from PUC-SP (Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo)

2012 – BA in Law from DIREITO-SP (Escola de Direito do Estado de São Paulo da Fundação Getulio Vargas)

Projects:

2016 – Co-founder, director and curator of um trabalho um texto – exhibition program for contemporary art and text production (www.umtrabalhoumtexto.tumblr.com)

2016 – Co-founder and curator of BANAL BANAL – online space for contemporary art exhibitions (banalbanal.org)

2015 – Co-founder and curator of Observatório – exhibition space for contemporary art and culture (www.observatorioarte.org)

2012/now – Co-funder, director and curator of Coletor – itinerant field for contemporary cultural activities and art practices (www.coletor.org)

Curatorial:

2017 – A Piano In the Jungle – Periscópio Arte Contemporânea – Belo Horizonte

2017 – Flora Leite, Heaven’s Mouth – Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade – São Paulo

2017 – God is on the loose! – Galeria Jaqueline Martins – São Paulo

2016 – Vertigo, stuttering, repetition – Observatório – São Paulo

2016 – \\\\ HAeammm //////// aOUuHhFFf – Átomos – Rio de Janeiro

2016 – Gustavo Ferro, Ground Control – Sé – São Paulo

2016 – Effort-Performance – Athena Contemporânea – Rio de Janeiro

2015 – Hypothesis and Horizon – Observatório – São Paulo

2015 – Confrontation – Observatório – São Paulo

2015 – Maelstrom of History – Observatório – São Paulo

2015 – As one would say – Coletor – São Paulo

2015 – Leonardo Stroka, Derrota, dissipação e esbanjamento – Warm – São Paulo

2014 – State of Suspension – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Talks, rearrangement and fossils – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – open-ing – Coletor – São Paulo

Publishing:

2017 – Highlights Cibelle Cavali Bastos – Kaleidoscope 29 – Milan

2016 – New Shamans: Brazilian Artists (Exhibition Catalogue) – Rubell Family Collection – Miami

2016 – A dark anarchic snake in the streets of São Paulo – Flash Art International 311 – Milan

2016 – Five contemporary artists in Brazil – Estrada (Brazil Guest Country Catalogue for the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2016) – Tokyo

2016 – What is queer in the uncertainty (32a Bienal de São Paulo) – ARTE!Brasileiros n. 36 – São Paulo

2016 – About memes and votes – Brasileiros 109 – São Paulo

2016 – Between the real and the virtual (Jon Rafman) – ARTE!Brasileiros n. 35 – São Paulo

2016 – From the precarious to the potency (Matheus Rocha Pitta) – ARTE!Brasileiros n. 34 – São Paulo

2016 – Highlights Paulo Nimer Pjota – Kaleidoscope 26 – Milan

2015 – Review: Viola Yeşiltaç at Boatos Fine Arts – Flash Art International 303 – Milan

2015 – A cubicle and a huge egg – Harper’s Bazaar Art Brasil n. 4 – São Paulo

2015 – Matheus Rocha Pitta: from the act to the depositary – Harper’s Bazaar Art Brasil n. 4 – São Paulo

2015 – Portfolio: Lais Myrrha – Harper’s Bazaar Art Brasil n. 4 – São Paulo

Residency programs:

2017 – Inclusartiz Institute – Rio de Janeiro

2016 – Casa Comum – Rio de Janeiro

2015 – Feira Plana – São Paulo

Other activities:

2016 – Text for Paulo Nimer Pjota’s exhibition Synthesis between contradictory ideas and the plurality of the object as image – Mendes Wood DM – São Paulo

2015 – Accompaniment and text for Fábio Tremonte’s exhibition Sunday – Periscópio Arte Contemporânea – Belo Horizonte

2015 – Accompaniment and text for Renata De Bonis’ exhibition ,to full the interlude without breaking it, – BFA Boatos Fine Art – São Paulo

2015 – Accompaniment and text for Jaime Lauriano’s exhibition Nessa terra, em se plantando, tudo dá – Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil – Rio de Janeiro

2015 – Accompaniment and text for Janaina Wagner’s exhibition Decupagem/Crônica de um final anunciado – Museu de Arte de Ribeirão Preto (MARP) – Ribeirão Preto

2015 – Coordination, production and text for Matheus Rocha Pitta’s exhibition Fountain for the Unknown Protester – Coletor – São Paulo

2015 – Publishing The City as Medium – PLATAFORMA VB, Videobrasil (http://plataforma.videobrasil.org.br/en/#mapeamentos/82)

2014 – Coordination, production and text for Anton Steenbock’s exhibition Pop Tower – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Coordination, production and text for Lais Myrrha’s exhibition Orchestra Rehearsal – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Coordination, production and text for Renata De Bonis’s exhibition Suite – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Coordination, production and text for Raquel Uendi’s exhibition Fio – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Coordination, production and text for Bruno Palazzo’s exhibition Sound on nothing – Coletor – São Paulo

2014 – Coordination and artists selection for the exhibition 32th Coopy RIghOTs – we MADE it READI, in Brazil – 8Salon – Hamburg

2014 – Coordination and production for Ricardo Carioba’s exhibition untitled – Coletor – São Paulo

2013 – Text for Rafael Milani’s exhibition Encontros Encantos – MIS (Museu da Imagem e do Som) – São Paulo.