Author Archives: Luciana Magno

About Luciana Magno

An artist, she holds a degree in Visual Arts and Image Technology from the University of Amazônia, Belém, and a master’s in Arts from the Federal University of Pará, in the same city. Luciana Magno works with performance, often involving photography and video, objects and websites. She researches the body and performance actions, dealing with political, social and anthropological issues associated with the impact of development in the Amazonian region. The integration of body and surroundings is a determinant, recurrent element in her work. She has exhibited at Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste, Fortaleza (2014); Arte Pará, at the Museu de Arte do Estado do Pará, Belém (2014), where she won a prize; and at Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro (2013). Magno won the 10th edition of the Funarte National Network Award for the Visual Arts for her Telefone Sem Fio project, which traversed Brazil from top to bottom through highways and waterways, building a video and audio archive of Brazil’s cultural, historical and geographic diversity. Luciana Magno lives and works in Belém. / É artista, graduada em artes visuais e tecnologia da imagem pela Universidade da Amazônia, Belém, e mestre em artes pela Universidade Federal do Pará, na mesma cidade. Trabalha com performance, frequentemente direcionada para fotografia e vídeo, objeto e website. Com uma pesquisa focada no corpo e em ações performáticas, a artista aborda questões politicas, sociais e antropológicas, relacionadas ao impacto do desenvolvimento da região amazônica. A integração do corpo à paisagem e ao entorno é um elemento determinante e recorrente em suas obras . Suas obras já foram exibidas no Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste, Fortaleza (2014); no Arte Pará, Museu de Arte do Estado do Pará, Belém (2014), onde foi artista premiada; no Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro (2013). Foi ganhadora da 10ª edição do Programa Rede Nacional Funarte Artes Visuais com o projeto Telefone Sem Fio, que cruzou o país do Oiapoque ao Chuí por rodovias e hidrovias, a partir do qual se constituiu um arquivo de vídeo e áudio acerca da diversidade cultural, histórica e geográfica do Brasil. Vive e trabalha em Belém.

Luciana Magno > A day of performance art by Rubiane Maia and Luciana Magno at the Embassy of Brazil in London

Ongoing A day of performance art by Rubiane Maia and Luciana Magno Curated by Clara Rocha and Flavia Gimenes Free event. Please RSVP to culturalbrazil.rsvp@gmail.com WHEN Friday 19 August 2016 11:00 – 18:00 – video and object exhibition 18:00 –

Luciana Magno > A day of performance art by Rubiane Maia and Luciana Magno at the Embassy of Brazil in London

Ongoing A day of performance art by Rubiane Maia and Luciana Magno Curated by Clara Rocha and Flavia Gimenes Free event. Please RSVP to culturalbrazil.rsvp@gmail.com WHEN Friday 19 August 2016 11:00 – 18:00 – video and object exhibition 18:00 –

Luciana Magno > 2016, gente… Entendem?

London 2:22 AM, following on the computer the referendum vote through BBC, hardly understanding the accented British accent but seeing the percentage charts terrifying with the possibility of the dawn of European Union’s dissolution … 51.7% Leave x 48.3% Remain

Luciana Magno > 2016, gente… Entendem?

London 2:22 AM, following on the computer the referendum vote through BBC, hardly understanding the accented British accent but seeing the percentage charts terrifying with the possibility of the dawn of European Union’s dissolution … 51.7% Leave x 48.3% Remain

Luciana Magno > Alone in the paradise (Da série Diálogos com Siri, 2016)

Alone in the paradise ( from the series Dialogues with Siri, 2016) Referring to humans, someone once said “When alone, they want to be accompanied, but when are accompanied, they want to be alone.” I do not understand why humans

Luciana Magno > Alone in the paradise (Da série Diálogos com Siri, 2016)

Alone in the paradise ( from the series Dialogues with Siri, 2016) Referring to humans, someone once said “When alone, they want to be accompanied, but when are accompanied, they want to be alone.” I do not understand why humans