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)

 

2021

Luzia Simons, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, Germany

Stockage & Jardim, Galerija Fotografija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

 

2020

Stockage, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany

 

2019

Stockage, Museum Experimental Gallery at the University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, Chengdu, China

Naturgeschichten, Museum im Kleihues-Bau, Kornwestheim, Germany

Flowers, Galerie der Stadt Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany

Mil Flores, 2019 Art Season, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

Humboldt ist niemals da gewesen, Galerie Circle Culture, Berlin, Germany

 

2018

Lustgarten, Galerie Tristan Lorenz, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Between Exploration and Revelation (with Luo Fahui), Sanya Museum of Contemporary Art, Sanya, China

 

2017

Blacklist, 2017 Art Season, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

 

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, 2016 Art Season, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

 

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 Private, Berlin, Germany

 

2013
Segmentos, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil

 

2012
Stockage, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin, Germany
Fremde Gärten, Kunstverein Bamberg, Germany

 

2010
Stockage, Galerie Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2009
Stockage, 2009 Art Season, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire, France

 

2006
Stockage, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

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

 

2002
Face Migration: Sichtvermerke, Wuerttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

 

2001
Transit, Gallery SESC Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil
Transit, Museu de Arte Sacra do Pará, Belém, Brazil
Através de los espejos, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, Havanna, Cuba
Face Migration, Suedwestrundfunk Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

 

1999
Camera Obscura, Staedtische Galerie Erlangen, Germany

 

1998
Camera Obscura, Fotografie Forum International, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Camera Obscura, 12. Internationale Photoszene, Cologne, Germany

 

 

 

Group exhibitions (selection)

 

2021

Artists’ Conquest, Castle & Park Pillnitz, Dresden, Germany

Brasilidade Pós-Modernismo, CCBB, Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo, Brazil

Watching Flowers, pavlov’s dog as guest at Salon am Moritzplatz, Berlin, Germany

Rohkunstbau – Ich bin Natur, Castle Lieberose, Lieberose/Spreewald, Germany

Cultivated Landscapes and Wild Gardens, Skovhuset Kunst & Natur, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Show Must Go On…!, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany

Blick Nach Vorn, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Castle Dätzingen, Germany

 

2020

Die Illusion der Realität, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Stuttgart, Germany

Wie Blüten Gehn Gedanken Auf, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Castle Dätzingen, Germany

 

2019

What’s Up?! (jubilee exhibition), Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Castle Dätzingen, Grafenau, Germany

GMA XXX aar (jubilee exhibition), Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Blumen in der Fotografie, Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen, Germany

B.A.R.O.C.K., Castle Caputh, Schwielowsee, Germany

B.A.R.O.C.K., me Collectors Room / Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany

Nature in Art, MOCAK, Krakow, Poland

 

2018

Biennale De Mains De Maîtres, Luxemburg

Bloemenpracht bij MIJ, Museum IJsselstein, IJsselstein, Netherlands

Lustgarten. Jardin de délices, KVN Projektraum, Neuhausen / Fildern, Germany

It Smells Like… Flowers & Fragrances, me Collectors Room / Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin, Germany

Tulpenmanie bij MIJ, Museum IJsselstein, IJsselstein, Netherlands

Eden Now, Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany

 

2017

Wiesenstück, Van der Grinten Galerie, Cologne, Germany

small things : good things, Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin, Germany

Curitiba Biennial ’17, Antípodas – Diverso e Reverso, Oscar Niemeyer Museum, Curitiba, Brazil

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

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, MAM – Museu de Arte Moderna, 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

 

2015
Complex Relations, Galerie Schlichtenmaier, Castle Dätzingen, Grafenau, Germany
Artificial by Nature, Ma Galerie, Paris, France
interAktion Brasilien in Sacrow, Castle 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, São Paulo, Brazil
Blütezeit, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2013
Bienal Internacional de Curitiba, Brazil
Circles | Kreis, Villa Wasserman, 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, 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, Alexander Ochs Private at Festivals PhotoSpring, Beijing, China
The Metaphysics of Beauty, Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2009
Nature Forte, Kunstverein Ettlingen, Germany
Landscape, Fototriennale, Odense, Denmark

 

2008
Flora, Ar/ge Kunst Gallery Museum, Bozen, Italy
In voller Blüte, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot, Germany
Garten Eden – Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Staedtische Galerie Biettigheim-Bissingen, Germany

 

2007
Garten Eden – Der Garten in der Kunst seit 1900, Kunsthalle in Emden, Germany
La Passione secondo ABO, Villa Rufolo, Ravelo, Italy
Kunst treibt Blüte, Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany

 

2006
Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo, Brazil
Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Germany
Museu de Arte Moderna, Joaquim Paiva Collection, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

2005
Redefining Maps and Locations, UECLAA, Colchester, Essex, England
Territoires Croisés, L’artothèque, Espaces d’art contemporain, Caen, France

 

2004
6.Internationale Foto-Triennale, Rahmenprogramm, Esslingen, Germany
Gallery of Caixa Econômica Brasília, Brazil

 

2003
Casa França-Brasil / MASP, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Museu de Arte de São Paulo, 12. Pirelli/Masp, São 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/MASP – 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 Private, 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