CV

Born 1953 in Quixadá, Ceará, Brazil
1978 history degree, Paris VIII, Vincennes
1984 -1986 fine art studies, Paris I, Sorbonne

Based in Germany since 1986, first Stuttgart then Berlin
Currently living and working in Berlin

 

 

Solo exhibitions (selection)

 

2017

Schön vergänglich – Blumen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Ismaning, Germany

 

2016

Out of the Blue, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Florale Welten – geheimnisvolle Gärten, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, Germany

Stockage Vanitas Rerum, Archives Nationales de Paris, France

Blacklist, interARTividade, Galeria do Pátio Batel, Curitiba, Brazil

Jardin, Saison d’art 2016, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

Luzia Simons, Galerie Hartwich, Sellin auf Rügen, Germany

 

2015
Mirrors, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin, Germany (duo show with Stefan Sehler)
Getting Lost Outside, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Luzia Simons, The Moving Gallery / The Garden of the Zodiac, Omaha (NE), USA

 

2014
Chambre Ornementale, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark (duo show with Karin Lorentzen)
Amazonas Path, Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin, Germany

 

2013
Segementos, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil

 

2012
Alexander Ochs Galleries, Berlin, Germany
Fremde Gärten, Kunstverein Bamberg, Germany

 

2010
Stockage, Galerie Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2009
Centre d’Art et de Nature, Schloss Chaumont s/ Loire, France

 

2006
Kuenstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

2005
Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany
Staedtische Galerie, Ostfildern, Germany
Institut Francais d’Istanbul, 9 th Istanbul Biennial, Turkey

 

2002
Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

Museu de Arte Sacra, São Paolo, Brazil
Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havanna, Cuba
Suedwestrundfunk Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

 

1999
Staedtische Galerie Erlangen, Germany

 

1998
Fotografie Forum international, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
12.Internationale Photoszene, Cologne, Germany

 

 

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

 

 

2017

Mythos Giverny, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, Germany

 

2016

Flowers Photography, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

Blütenpracht, Neue Galerie im Haus Beda, Bitburg, Germany

O útero do mundo, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

Flora Magica, Städtische Galerie Fähre, Altes Kloster, Bad Saulgau, Germany

Still Lifes (de silencieuses natures), Ma Galerie, Paris, France

Schnittmengen – Zeitgenössische Kunst und die Überlieferung, Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Museen Dahlem, Berlin, Germany

True Mirror, Espace Commines, Paris, France

 

2015
Complex Relations, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Schloss Dätzingen, Grafenau, Germany
Artificial by Nature, Ma Galerie, Paris, France
interAktion Brasilien in Sacrow, Schloss Sacrow, Potsdam-Sacrow, Germany
Performance. Sculpture. Art. Burg Gudenau., Wachtberg, Germany
SE LIGA! CCBB Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

2014
Wunderkammer, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Limiares – Joaquim Paiva collection, MAM Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
O Artista e a Bola, OCA, Museu da Cidade, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Blütezeit, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2013
Bienal Internacional de Curitiba, Brazil
Circles | Kreis, Villa Wasserman, City of Bamberg, Germany
Wenn Wünsche wahr werden, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
Flowers and Mushrooms, Museum of Modern Art, Salzburg, Austria
Obscure, Villa Renata, Basel, Switzerland
Blumen | Flowers | Blomster, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
Blütenzauber, Bad Arolsen Museum, Germany

 

2012
power FLOWER – Blütenzauber in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Galerie Abtart, Stuttgart, Germany
Beauty | Flowers in Photography, Tokyo Art Museum, Japan
Landscapes, Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

 

2011
FLOWERS-TIME, DEATH AND BEAUTY, FO.KU.S — Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck, Austria
Blumen – Zeitgenössische Fotografie, Alfred Ehrhardt Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
Bloemen!, Museum de Buitenplaats, Eelde, The Netherlands
LEBEN elementar, Fototage Trier 2010 in Berlin, Germany

 

2010
Gabriele Muenter Preis, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Frauenmuseum, Bonn, Germany
Wild Things, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark
Glueck happens, Kunstpalais, Erlangen, Germany
Time, Death and Beauty, Moving Gallery, Omaha, USA
LEBEN elementar, Fototage, Trier, Germany
Beauty, Flowers in Photography, Festivals PhotoSpring, Beijing, China
Alexander Ochs Galleries, Beijing, China
The Metaphysics of Beauty, Galerie Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

2009
Nature Forte, Kunstverein Ettlingen, Germany
Tempo Buscar, SECSSP Piracicaba, Brazil
Landscape, Fototriennale, Odense, Denmark

 

2008
Ar/ge Kunst Galerie Museum, Bozen, Italy
Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot, Germany
Staedtische Galerie Biettigheim-Bissingen, Germany

 

2007
Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
Villa Rufolo, Ravelo, Italy
DSV Kunstkontor, Stuttgart
Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany

 

2006
Museu de Arte Moderna, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Germany
Museu de Arte Moderna, Colecao Joaquim Paiva, Brazil
Leucate; Photographique, Lectoure, France

 

2005
UECLAA, Colchester, Essex, England
Artotheque, Caen, France

 

2004
6.Internationale Foto-Triennale, Rahmenprogramm, Esslingen, Germany
Galerie da Caixa Economica Brasília, Brazil

 

2003
Casa Franca-Brasil / MASP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, 12.Pirelli / Masp, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Foto Festival Internazionale di Roma, Galleria Candido Portinari, Italy
Foto Arte Brasília, Brazil

 

2002
Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

 

2001
Casa de las Americas, Havanna, Premio de Fotografía Contemporanea, Cuba

 

2000
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

 

1999
Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

 

1998
Musée de L’Elysée Lausanne, in Photographic Center of Skopelos, Greece

 

 

Collections

 

Deutscher Bundestag, Berlin, Germany
DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany
Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
Graphische Sammlung der Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Kupferstich-Kabinett der Staatl. Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
Regierungspräsidium des Landes Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Fonds National d Art Contemporain, Paris-Ile de France
Fonds Régional d Art Contemporain, Basse-Normandie, France
Graphothek der Stadtbücherei Stuttgart, Germany
Artothek Fellbach, Germany
Artothèque Caen, Grenoble, Auxerre, France
Casa de las Américas, Havanna, Cuba
Centro Wifredo Lam, Havanna, Cuba
Ernst & Young, Stuttgart, Germany
Deutsche Leasing AG, Bad Homburg, Germany
Museu de Arte Sacra, Belém, Brazil
Coleção Joaquim Paiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Pirelli/ Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil
Sparkasse Werra-Meißner, Eschwege-Witzenhausen, Germany
Sparkasse Siegen, Germany
Kreissparkasse Euskirchen, Germany
Landesbank Baden–Württemberg, Germany
Collection University Colchester, Essex, England
Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag, Germany

Ny Carlsbergfondet, Denmark

Dansk Bibliotekscenter, Denmark

 

As well as private collections in Germany, France, Brazil…

 

 

Performance

 

Concept and direction

MEMORY ERROR
Photography, dance and electronic music (with Iris Meinhardt und Michael Knoedgen)
Städtische Galerie Böblingen, March 99
Städtische Galerie Erlangen, May 99
Space Hotel – Heimat-Kunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, April 2000
Zwischen Orient und Okzident, Aalen 2004

 

SAVE AS JULIA
Photography, dance and soundtrack (with Julia Nachtmann)
Zapata, Stuttgart, January 2001

 

 

Videos

 

2015 Blacklist 1,2,3 und 4 (videos)

2014 Amazonas Path (video), Alexander Ochs Galleries Berlin/Beijing

2004 Stockage, Galerie Hoss und Wollmann, Germany
2003 Blow-up, Museum Franz Gertsch, Switzerland / Museu de Arte de São Paulo, Brazil
2002 Face Migration, Sichtvermerke, University of Konstanz, Germany