Gê Viana

Brazil, 1986


Gê Viana was born in Santa Luiza, Maranhão, in 1986, and lives and workd in São Luís do Maranhão. The artist produces decolonials analog and digital collages and uses archival images to transpose her works, inspired by the events of family life and their daily life in a confrontation between the hegemonic colonizing culture and its systems of art and communication. Viana also uses photography in Lambe-Lambe experiments on the streets.

Among the national and international exhibitions in which she participated is the solo exhibition "Paridade", at aleria de Arte do Sesc (São Luís do Maranhão, Maranhão, 2017); e the group shows "Paridade", at Valongo Festival Internacional de Fotografia (Santos, São Paulo, 2017) and the exhibition of the same name at Festival de Fotografia de Tiradentes (Tiradentes, Minas Gerais, 2018).

In 2019, she was a resident at Programa Bolsa Pampulha, and, in 2015, at Alter-Cidades, in Clara Domingas, Bahia. The artist was recognized with the performance award at Salão de Artes Plásticas de São Luís (2012) and the photography award, also at Salão de Artes Plásticas de São Luís (2014).

Source: Kogan Amaro Gallery.

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