Cancelled: Lecture with artist Denilson Baniwa
This lecture had to be cancelled due to health reasons. As part of the lecture series Transatlantic Modernities between Brazil and Austria.
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 Indigenous peoples' right, has held, since 2015, lectures, workshops and courses, acting strongly in the south and southeast regions of Brazil and also in Bahia. in 2018 held the exhibition “Terra Brasilis: o agro não é pop!”, at the University's Art Gallery Federal Fluminense, also in Niterói, as part of the project “Brasil: A Margem”, promoted by the university. In the same year, he participated in the artistic residency of the fourth edition of the Corpus Urbis Festival, held in Oiapoque, Amapá. been in exhibitions at CCBB, Pinacoteca de São Paulo, CCSP, Centro de Artes Hélio Oiticica, Museu Afro Brasil, MASP, MAR and Sidney Biennale. In addition to being a visual artist, Denilson is also advertising, articulator of digital culture and hacking, contributing to construction of indigenous imagery in various media such as magazines, films and series of tv. In 2019 he won the Pipa Award in the online category and in 2021 he was one of the winners nominated by the jury.