Daniel Frota de Abreu 1988, Rio de Janeiro / based in São Paulo dfrota.abreu@gmail.com
EDUCATION: 2015-16 — Postgraduate Fine Arts, École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France 2012-14 — MA Werkplaats Typografie ArtEZ University of the Arts, Arnhem, The Netherlands 2006-11 — BA Graphic Design, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
RESIDENCIES: 2019 — FLACC, Genk, Belgium 2019 — Pivô Pesquisa, São Paulo, Brazil 2018 — Art by Translation Program, ENSA Paris-Cergy / ESBA TALM Angers, France 2016 — FAAP Residência Artística, São Paulo, Brazil 2014 — 3 Package Deal - Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
SOLO EXHIBITIONS: 2018 — Sol Preto, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2018 — Pane Seca, auroras, São Paulo, Brazil 2017 — Sol Preto, Paço das Artes / MIS-SP, São Paulo, Brazil 2016 — Irrealis Mood, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy 2012 — Lorem Ipsum Dolor, Casamata, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
GROUP EXHIBITIONS: 2019 — Shelter or Playground, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, USA 2019 — Biënnale van België, Floraliënhal, Ghent, Belgium 2019 — Novas Efervescências, Espaço Cultural Porto Seguro, São Paulo, Brazil 2019 — Sob a Gravidade do Pequeno Sol, Solar Grandjean de Montigny, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2019 — Da tradição à experimentação, Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre, Brazil 2019 — Lado B: O Disco de Vinil na Arte Contemporânea Brasileira, Sesc Belenzinho, São Paulo, Brazil 2018 — The Tyranny of Distance, Tinflats, Los Angeles, USA and Galerie Thézé, Angers, France 2018 — Reframing the House of Dust, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA 2018 — Desmedida, Zipper Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil 2018 — E Nesse Ano a Noite Preta Pega a Porta, Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil 2017 — 66º Salão Paranaense, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba, Brazil 2017 — Disco é Cultura, Castelinho do Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 — Além Terreno, Átomos, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2016 — Paraphernalia, Musée des Confluences, Lyon, France 2016 — By Means of Necessity, a studio in Guillotière, Lyon, France 2016 — Physical Factors of the Historical Process, Homessesion, Barcelona, Spain 2015 — Panoramas do Sul, 19º Videobrasil_Sesc Pompéia, São Paulo, Brazil 2015 — The Owl in Daylight, 019, Ghent, Belgium 2015 — 11º Abre Alas, Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2015 — Sítio ed.2, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2014 — 26th International Biennial of Graphic Design Brno, The Moravian Gallery, Brno, Czech Rep. 2014 — Year of the End Show Werkplaats Typografie, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2013 — Internacional Festival of Eletronic Language FILE, FIESP/SESI-SP, São Paulo, Brazil 2013 — 43º Salão Novíssimos, Galeria Ibeu, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2013 — Sítio ed.1, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2013 — We’re in the Basement Learning to Print, MoMa PS1, New York, USA 2013 — Running Images, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy 2013 — End of the Video Show Werkplaats Typografie, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2012 — Kunstvlaai, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2012 — O Meio é a Mensagem, Casamata, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2011 — GrAphorisms, Cream Espai Creatiu, Barcelona, Spain 2010 — 3º Bienal Brasileira de Design, Curitiba, Brazil
GRANTS / AWARDS: 2014 — 3 Package Deal Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 2014 — Prix d’excellence Section 7 Books by Castillo/Corrales, Paris, France 2014 — Stichting Stokroos Stipend, for the production of the publication In Praise of Opacity, The Netherlands 2014 — Graduate Directory Selection by Wallpaper Magazine, UK 2012 — ArtEZ Institute of the Arts Scholarship, Arnhem, The Netherlands
PUBLICATIONS: 2017 — Avançar na Escuridão, essay published at Arte & Ensaios Magazine, EBA / UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2017 — Sol Preto, Paço das Artes / MIS-SP, self-published, São Paulo, Brazil 2015 — Half Man Half Orange, published by Werkplaats Typografie ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, The Netherlands 2015 — There is a Dragon on My Back, published by Kraft Magazine #2, Austria 2015 — Panorama Zoológico, for UUUU exhibition, Portas Vilaseca Galeria, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2014 — In Praise of Opacity, published by Werkplaats Typografie ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, The Netherlands 2014 — Methods of Writing, published by Werkplaats Typografie ArtEZ Institute of the Arts, The Netherlands 2013 — http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/feb/18/israeli-soldier-postsinstagram- palestinian, published by Dutch Art Institute and Casco Projects, The Netherlands