Brasília Broadcast, 2006-15
. Wooden flagpole, sound archive, loudspeaker, mp3 player, electric power, steel wire, metal structure, bricks, stones and tools. Variable dimensions
Acculturation is (not) Integration I, 2015 Pottery vase, graphic interventions in gouache, playwood and concrete tube, aprox. 130 x 80 cm
Anhanguera/Bandeirantes, 2015. Chemo-engraving in bas relief, brass plaque and automotive paint, 64 x 57 cm
Contract of Risk, 2015. Installation views
Contract of Risk (the Worker, Politician, Intellectual and Revolutionary), 2009—2015. Rusted iron, varnish, silicone rubber, aluminum, wood.Dimensions: 119,5 x 50 x 42,5 cm.
Dirty Abstractions, I, II, III. Screen printing on textile, MDF, reliefs in reinforced concrete. 2015 Dimensions: concrete slab 62 x 62 x 6 cm; screen printing on fabric streched over mdf 56 x 38 cm.
It’s All Allegory, 2015. Chemo-engraving in bas relief, brass, automotive paint. Dimensions: 56 x 54 cm
Projection I (Plans in Progression), 2015. Pantograph, sumauma plywood, oil paint. Dimensions: 85,5 x 141 x 3 cm / 125 x 90 x 3 cm.
Projection II (Plans in Progression), 2015. Pantograph, sumauma plywood, oil paint. Dimensions: 85,5 x 141 x 3 cm / 125 x 90 x 3 cm.
Remediations, 2010 – 2014. Installation – video, TV monitor, dvd player, various furniture, construction materials, vitrine, photographs and graphical interventions on printed matter. Various materials, dimensions variable (installation aprox. 50 sqm).
Remediations, 2010 – 2014. Installation views, Paço das Artes, 2014.
Remediations, 2010 – 2014. Installation views (detaof fo vitrine), Paço das Artes, 2014.
Remediations, 2010-2014. Video still
The Life of the Centers, 2011-2013. Inkjet print on laminated photographic matte paper mounted on dibond/aluminum. Installation with 37 images, 35 x 42 cm (each), total measure: 9 meters linear.
Operational structure for a conceptual field: Centro direzzionale (diagram transformed into structure), 2013. Installation View at OCA Ibirapuera, 2014.
Foundations of the Design Substance: Cultural Metaphors to Design a New Future. Installation views, Oca Ibirapuera, 2014
From Abstract Orders to Material Progress, 2010—2013. Sculpture – Cinder blocks, fabric flag, oil paint, bitumen, copper, wood, stainless steel, cotton cord 42 x 100 x 235 cm. Brass plate engraved in bass relief with automotive painting 60 x 80 cm
The Impossible Museum Of Living Things – Department of Pan-Continental Integration (Triangular Area of Contact), 2014. Context-specific installation. Variable dimensions, diverse materials.
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Beto Shwafaty

Artist, critic and researcher based in Brazil. Beto Shwafaty has a B.A. in visual arts form State university of Campinas, Brazil (2001), holds an M.A. in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti – NABA (Milan, 2010) and integrated the group of Simon Starling at the Staedelschule (Frankfurt, 2010/2011). Shwafaty has been involved with collective, curatorial, and spatial practices since the early 2000s, and as a result, he develops a research-based practice on spaces, histories and visualities, in which  he connects formally and conceptually political, social and cultural issues that are converging to the field of art.

Recent exhibitions:  “SITU Project” Leme gallery, São Paulo, 2016 (forthcoming, solo); “Risk Contract” Luisa Strina gallery, São Paulo, 2015 (solo); “19th Video Brasil Festival” Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo, 2015; “CFB: 25 Years” Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 2015; “Crossroads” Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, 2015; “Foundations of the design substance: cultural metaphors to design a new future” City Musuem of São Paulo – Oca, São Paulo 2014 (solo);”Permanent Playfullness”, Mendes Wood gallery, São Paulo, 2014; “Taipa-Tapume” Leme gallery, São Paulo, 2014; “Remediations”, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, 2014; ”P33_Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” [33o Panorama da Arte Brasileira], MAM São Paulo, 2013; 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, 2013; “Love and Hate to Lygia Clark”, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland, 2013; “Conversations Pieces”, NBK, Berlin, 2013; X Architecture Biennial of São Paulo, CCSP, 2013; “Counter Bartering”, Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, 2013, and “Espaço Fonte”, Recife, 2013; “Eter-nal Tour”, São Paulo, 2012; “Mythologies”, Cité des Arts, Paris, 2011 and MAM, São Paulo, 2013; “Shadowed by the future”, São Paulo, 2010; 4th IABR – Urbaninform Section Rotterdam, 2009, 3o Utrecht Manifest Biennial on Social Design, Utrecht, Netherlands, 2009; “Rumos Itaú Cultural”, São Paulo, 2006. He published ‘The Life of the Centers’ (2013), a docu-fiction photo-book in which historical and urban fluxes of development of three regions of São Paulo are explored. In 2017, he will participate in the Pacific Standard Time LA/LA (Getty Foundation) in a exhibition curated by Clara Kim; and for 2018 he is developing a solo show for The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada.

Awards and Residencies: Lugar a Dudas, Cali (2016); ICCO / SP Art (2015); Bradesco FOCO Art Rio Prize (2015); Residency Unlimited, New York (2015); Research residency at Jardim Canada Center for Art and Technology (Nova Lima, Brazil , 2013), Graham Foundation grant exhibition (Chicago, 2013); PROAC SP – support for artist book (São Paulo, 2013); Rede Nacional Funarte 10th edition, 2013 (” O Artista Como…” Project); Rede Nacional Funarte 9th edition, 2012 (“Contra Escambos” Project); II Mário Pedrosa Award for Cultural Essays (Fundaj – Recife , 2012); PROAC – support for photographic book (São Paulo , 2013); Art Residence at Eco & Narciso / RES – Ò (Torino, 2012) and acquisitive prizes in the museum exhibitions: Ribeirão Preto (2006), Piracicaba (2003) and MAC Campinas (2002), all Brazilian art institutions.