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Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca Biography

Wagner & de Burca's work focuses on the powerful expressions of "marginal" communities in Brazil and their complex relationship with international and local traditions. In their films, the artists work collaboratively with their subjects, sharing an understanding of the complexities of modern self-representation and awareness.

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Among their most notable solo exhibitions are: Swinguerra, the official representation of Brazil at the 58th Venice Biennale (2019), Pérez Art Museum (Miami, 2019), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, 2019); Museo Jumex (Mexico City, 2019); Art Gallery of York University, AGYU (Toronto, 2018); MOCAD (Detroit, 2017). Among group shows, stand-out their participations on: FRONT International (Cleveland, 2018); Corpo a Corpo, IMS (SãoPaulo, 2017, and Rio de Janeiro, 2018); Berlinale Shorts (Berlin, 2017, 2018 and 2019); Panorama de Arte Brasileira (São Paulo, 2017 and 2013); Prêmio PIPA, MAM (Rio de Janeiro, 2017); Skulptur Projekte (Münster, 2017); Bienal de São Paulo (2016); Histórias da Infância, MASP (São Paulo, 2017).

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca Featured Artworks

One Hundred Steps by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca contemporary artwork
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De BurcaOne Hundred Steps, 20202K video, colour, sound, 30’
Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel Enquire
Hugo (from the series Masters of Ceremony) by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca contemporary artwork
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De BurcaHugo (from the series Masters of Ceremony), 2016Mineral pigment on cotton paper
80 x 120 cm
Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel Enquire
Afala e Case (from the series Masters of Ceremony) by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca contemporary artwork
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De BurcaAfala e Case (from the series Masters of Ceremony), 2016Mineral pigment on cotton paper
80 x 120 cm
Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel Enquire

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, AAA – Anthology of Art and Architecture at Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo, São Paulo
Closed
22 August–10 October 2020 Group Exhibition AAA – Anthology of Art and Architecture Fortes D'Aloia & GabrielSão Paulo
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Cities in Dust at Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel, Rio de Janiero, Rio de Janeiro
Closed
23 January–31 July 2020 Group Exhibition Cities in Dust Fortes D'Aloia & GabrielRio de Janiero

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin De Burca Represented By

Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel contemporary art gallery in São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro

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