Renata Lucas






Fontes e Sequestros
Prototipo para un suelo resbaladizo (Protótipo para um terreno escorregadio)
Venice Suitcase
Sistema de falta/Sistema de sobra (System of lack/System of rests)
La cuarta Parte
Matemática Rápida (Quick mathemathics)
Barulho de fundo (Background noise)
Falha (Failure)
Cruzamento (crossing)
Mau Gênio (Evil genius/Bad character)
Barravento

Born in 1971, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil.
Lives and work in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Education

    1990-1993

  • Degree in Fine Arts, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil
  • 1996-1999

  • Master in Fine Arts, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), Campinas, Brazil
  • 2004-2008

  • PhD at the Escola de Comunicações e Artes (ECA-USP), São Paulo, Brazil

Awards

    2013

  • Absolut Art Award, Stocklhom, Sweden
  • 2010

  • Pipa Prize, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2009

  • Dena Foundation, Paris, France
  • Ernst Schering Foundation, Berlin, Germany
  • 2007-2008

  • Marcelino Botín Grant, Santander, Spain
  • 2006-2007

  • CIFO (Cisneros Fontanals Foundation), USA
  • 2004-2005

  • SESI-CNI Marcantonio Vilaça, Brasil

Scholarships

    2004-2008

  • CNPQ Post-graduation Grant, Universidade de São Paulo (ECA-USP), Brazil

Residencies

    2019

  • Estancia FEMSA Casa Barragán, Mexico City
  • 2011

  • Gasworks, London, England
  • 2010

  • IASPIS, Estocolmo, Suécia
  • Magnificent Seven, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
  • 2009

  • DAAD, Berlin, Germany

Individual Exhibitions

    2015

  • fontes e sequestros, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014

  • Ø, Secession, Vienna, Austria
  • [ ], Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2011

  • Third Time, Peep-Hole, Milan, Italy
  • 2010

  • Cabeça e cauda de Cavalo, Ernst Schering Foundation Art Award, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
  • 2007

  • Resident, Gasworks, London, England
  • Falha, Redcat, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2006

  • Atlas, Galeria Millan Antonio, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2005

  • Gentileza, Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2003

  • Cruzamento, Castelinho do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Antifogo, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2002

  • Comum de Dois, Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Mau Gênio, Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • 2001

  • Barravento, Galeria 10,20 x 3,60, São Paulo, Brazil

Collective Exhibitions

    2019

  • Parallel Crossings, Stuk, Leuven, Belgium
  • 2018

  • rejuvenesça!, Casa do Povo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 8th Melle Biennale, France
  • 2017

  • Condemned to be Modern, LAMAG Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
  • Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism/Architecture, Shenzhen, China
  • A Gentil Carioca @ Jaqueline Martins, Galeria Jaqueline Martins, São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2015

  • United States of Latin America, MOCAD Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, USA
  • Invento, Oca Ibirapuera, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Encruzilhada, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2014

  • Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict, CIFO Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Miami, USA
  • 2013

  • “Projeto Casa de Vidro”, Instituto Lina Bo Bardi, São Paulo, Brazil
  • When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes. Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, USA
  • 2012

  • “One on One”, Kunstwerk, Berlin, Germany
  • “Planos de fuga – Uma exposição em obras, CCBB São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Inhotim – Instituto de arte Contemporânea, Galeria Mata, Brumadinho, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • “Parque Industrial”, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • “Sense and Sustainability”, Urdaibai Art 2012, Spain
  • “To the Moon via the Beach”, Luma Foundation, Arles, France
  • dOCUMENTA(13), Kassel, Germany
  • 2011

  • 12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
  • “The Spiral and the Square, Exercises in Translatability”, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2010

  • Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts (residence program and exhibition) San Francisco, USA
  • “Entre desejos e Utopias”, a Gentil Carioca Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • “Open House”, IASPIS International Artists Studio Program, Stockholm, Sweden
  • “Prêmio Pipa”, MAM, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2009

  • “Short Time”, Half House, Barcelona, Spain
  • “Tiempo como materia”. Colección MACBA. Nuevas incorporaciones, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
  • 53ª Biennale di Venezia, Italy
  • Biennale Cuvée, OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria
  • San Juan Triennale, San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • 2008

  • “This is not a Void”, Luisa Strina gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
  • “Revolutions: Forms that Turn”, Biennale of Sydney, Australia
  • “God is Design”, Fortes Vilaça gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
  • “The world as a Stage”, ICA, Boston, USA
  • 2007

  • “The world as a Stage”, Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
  • “For Sale”, Cristina Guerra gallery, Lisbon, Portugal
  • “Positions in Context: 2007 CIFO Grants Program Exhibition, Miami, USA
  • Encuentro Internacional Medellín, Medellín, Colombia
  • “Accident”, Brazilian Vídeo, MNAC, Bucarest, Romania
  • 2006

  • 27th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil
  • SESI-CNI Marcantonio Vilaça Award, exhibition tour through the main Brazilian capitals, Brazil
  • 2004

  • Vol, Vermelho Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Fragmentos e Souvenirs Paulistanos – vol.1, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Bienal de Santos, Brazil
  • Posição 2004, Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2002

  • 10,20 x 3,60, Museu de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
  • Salão Paranaense, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Curitiba, Brazil
  • Salão de Arte de São José dos Campos, Fundação Cassiano Ricardo, Brazil
  • 2001

  • Salão de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, Brazil

Public Collections

     

  • Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander, Spain
  • Inhotim Institute, Brumadinho, Brazil
  • MAC-PR Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil
  • MACBA Museu d’Art Contemorani, Barcelona, Spain
  • MAM-Rio Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • MAMAM Museu de Arte Moderna Aluísio Magalhães, Recife, Brazil
  • MARP, Museu de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, Brazil
  • Museu de Arte Contemporânea MAC Curitiba, Brazil
  • Zabludowicz Collection, London, England

Bibliography

     

  • Books
  • 2010

  • “Renata Lucas: Kunst-werke, 2010 (cabeça e cauda de cavalo)”. Edited by Susanne Pfeffer, Kw Institute for Contemporary Art; Heike Catherina Mertens, Schering Stiftung. Berlin: Argobooks
  • 2009

  • Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn. Renata Lucas: Postpone the end. Paris: Dena Foundation for Contemporary Art
  • 2007

  • PEDROSA, Adriano, KIM, Clara and ZELEVANSKY, Lynn. Renata Lucas. Los Angeles: Redcat publishers
  • Magazines
  • 2012

  • “Questionnaire Renata Lucas: What is Art for?” In: Frieze, London, UK, no 149/september 2012
  • 2009

  • MARTÍNEZ, Chus. “Renata Lucas”. In Artforum, New York, USA, XLVII, no 10/Summer 2009
  • 2008

  • FABBRIS, Eva. “Manipulating Architecture”. In Mousse Magazine, Milano, Italy, no 12/janeiro 2008
  • MOURA, Rodrigo. “Renata Lucas”. In Suplemento Especial Arco, Exit Express, Madrid, España. Fev., mar/ 2008
  • MARTINS, Sérgio. “Mi propio suelo para pisar”. In Dardo Magazine, Lisboa, Portugal, no7/fev. 2008
  • 2007

  • BEDFORD, Christopher. “Review on Renata Lucas, Redcat”. In Artforum, New York, USA, XL VI no 3/nov.2007
  • LAGNADO, Lisette. “Turning so many corners”. In: Frieze, London, UK, no 107/may 2006
  • COHEN, Ana Paula. “Renata Lucas”. In: Exit Express, Madrid, no18/march 2006
  • 2004

  • RIBEIRO, José Augusto. “Renata Lucas – Paço das Artes”. In: Artnexus, Colombia, no 53/ jul. – sept. 2004
  • 2003

  • MOURA, Rodrigo. “Beyond Sculpture”. In: Flash Art, Milano, no 230/jun. 2003
  • MOURA, Rodrigo. “Renata Lucas – Castelinho do Flamengo”. In: Artnexus, Colombia, no 50/september2003
  • Group Shows / Books / Catalogues
  • 2013

  • “Contemporary Art Brazil”. London: Thames and Hudson
  • 2012

  • “Plano de Fuga: um livro em obras”. São Paulo: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
  • 2011

  • “Defining Contemporary Art: 25 years in 200 Pivotal Artworks”. London: Phaidon Press
  • 2010

  • “Creamier: Contemporary Art in Culture”. London: Phaidon Press
  • 2009

  • Daniel Birnbaum, Jochen Volz. “53a Bienalle di Venezia: Making Wolrds”. Published by La Biennale di Venezia, Italia
  • Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. London: Phaidon Press
  • 2008

  • Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, with contributions from Iwona Blazwick, Jonathan Crary, Charles Harrison. “2008 Biennale of Sydney: revolutions-forms that turn”. Published by Biennale of Sydney in association with Thames & Hudson, Sydney, Australia
  • Paulo Venâncio Filho. “Nova Arte Nova”. Rio de Janeiro: Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil
  • 2007

  • Jessica Morgan & Catherine Wood. “The World as a Stage”. Tate Publishing, London, UK
  • Jens Hoffmann. “For Sale”. Published by Galeria Cristina Guerra, Lisboa, Portugal
  • “Positions in Context: cifo Grants Program Exhibition” . Published por Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, USA
  • 2006

  • Lisette Lagnado, Adriano Pedrosa (editores). “27a Bienal de São Paulo: Como viver Junto: Guia”. Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
  • 2004

  • MAMMí, Lorenzo. SESI-CNI Marcantonio Vilaça Award Catalogue
  • Adriano Pedrosa (org.). “Fragmentos e Souvenirs Paulistanos”. Vol. 1. Galeria Luisa Strina 30 Anos. Published by Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

2014

  • ABC – Arte Brasileira Contemporânea
  • Contemporary Art Brazil
  • O que não é floresta é prisão política. Notícia, September 15 — December 21 2019 São Paulo, BR
  • Apresentação | Representação. Notícia, August 17 — October 05 2019 São Paulo, BR
  • Art Unlimited. June 13 — 16 2019 Basel, CH
  • Artefact 2019: Parallel Crossings. February 21 — March 10 2019 Leuven, BE
  • 8a Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporânea de Melle. June 30 — September 23 2018 Melle, FR
  • Condemned to be Modern. September 10 2017 — January 28 2018 Los Angeles, US
  • Arte en el cambio de siglo. June 23 2017 — June 03 2018 Santander, ES
  • Avenida Paulista. February 16 — May 28 2017 São Paulo, BR
  • United States of Latin America. September 18 2015 — January 03 2016 Detroit, US
  • Invento. August 05 — October 04 2015 São Paulo, BR
  • fontes e sequestros. May 02 — 31 2015 Berlin, DE
  • Encruzilhada. April 28 — June 02 2015 Rio de Janeiro , BR
  • Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict. December 03 2014 — March 08 2015 Miami, US
  • Renata Lucas. November 21 2014 — January 25 2015 Vienna, AT
  • Artes Mundi 6. October 24 2014 — January 22 2015 Cardiff, GB
  • Prêmio Absolut Art 2013. Notícia, Thursday September 11 2014 Rio de Janeiro, BR
  • 6th Gwangju Biennale | Burning Down The House. Notícia, May 09 — September 11 2014 Gwangju, KR
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