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The discomfort of his work is not so much in the objects themselves—they are often solid and structural, assured and astute—but in what they say about the precipitousness of form itself, the tension of making ostensibly durable materials bleed, break down, nearly teeter over.

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Bruno Cançado - BIO

Graduado em Comunicação Social pela PUC Minas e em Artes Plásticas pela Escola Guignard UEMG. Desde 2010 participa de exposições coletivas no Brasil e no exterior. Realizou as individuais “Jardim”, na Central Galeria, São Paulo; “Trinca”, na AM Galeria, Belo Horizonte; e “Thin Failure”, na Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, EUA. Tem sido contemplado com prêmios de residências artísticas como Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, EUA, 2013; Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, EUA, 2014/2015; Instituto Sacatar, Bahia, 2015/2016. Foi contemplado com Prêmio Bolsa Residência da Feira SPArte 2014 na Fundação Bienal de Cerveira, Portugal. Em 2012 foi selecionado para o Programa de Intercâmbio e Difusão Cultural do Ministério da Cultura Brasileiro para a realização da mostra “Drawing To No End” em Portland, EUA. Seu trabalho integra as coleções do MAC Niterói e Museu de Arte do Rio.

Graduated in Communication Studies from PUC-Minas and Fine Arts from Escola Guignard/UEMG in 2010. Since 2010 he has exhibited nationally and abroad, including the solo shows “Jardim”, at Central Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil; “Trinca”, at AM Galeria, Belo Horizonte, Brazil; “Thin Failure”, at the Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Provincetown, USA. He was an artist-in-residence at: Instituto Sacatar, Brazil; Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, USA; Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, USA; Fundação Bienal de Cerveira, Portugal; I-Park Artists’ Colony, USA. He was awarded the 2014 ICCo-SP Art Residency Grant in the 10th Sao Paulo International Art Fair. He was selected for the 2012 Cultural Exchange Program of the Brazilian Ministry of Culture to realize the project Drawing to No End, at Milepost5, Portland-USA. His work is held in the collection of the Museu de Arte Contemporânea – MAC Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and Museu de Arte do Rio – MAR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.