22 FEV | Denilson Baniwa

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - 17:56

22 FEB 2024, 18h30 | DENILSON BANIWA
Ilídio Pinho Auditorium


This week, the annual programme of conferences, concerts, exhibitions and performances brings Denilson Baniwa to the Escola das Artes for a talk entitled "Tupy or not tupy, xukui purandusaua". Education and art as a way of strengthening cosmological narratives and rewriting the history of Brazil.

Born in Barcelos, in the interior of Amazonas, Denilson Baniwa is indigenous to the Baniwa people. He currently lives and works in Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. As an activist for the rights of indigenous peoples, he has been giving talks, workshops and courses since 2015, working mainly in the south and southeast of Brazil and also in Bahia. In 2018, she held the exhibition "Terra Brasilis: o agro não é pop!" at the Art Gallery of the Fluminense Federal University, also in Niterói, as part of the project "Brasil: A Margem", promoted by the university. In the same year, he took part in the artistic residency of the fourth edition of the Corpus Urbis Festival, held in Oiapoque, Amapá. He has exhibited at the CCBB, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, CCSP, Centro de Artes Helio Oiticica, Museu Afro Brasil, MASP, MAR and the Sydney Biennale. As well as being a visual artist, Denilson is also a publicist, an organiser of digital culture and hacking, contributing to the construction of indigenous imagery in various media such as magazines, films and TV series. In 2019, he won the Pipa Award in the online category and, in 2021, he was one of the winners nominated by the jury.

More information about the programme Não Foi Cabral HERE