Theaster Gates, Bad Egyptian Architecture, 2014. From the collection of Bernardo Faria.


Bernardo Faria (Brazil) is an entrepreneur and art collector based in New York and São Paulo. His collection is focused on the intersection of art and technology and its impacts.

Bernardo was a partner and managing director of Foxbit, one of the largest bitcoin exchanges in Brazil. Prior to Foxbit, he was an investor and COO of Acesso Soluções de Pagamento, Brazil, a company focused on innovative payment solutions.

Bernardo has a postgraduate business degree from IBMEC and has also participated in the Singularity University executive programme, with a specialisation in blockchain from Columbia University. He is on the board of the Pinacoteca art museum in Brazil, New Museum in New York (International Leadership Council), MOMA in New York (Video and Art Committee) and the Pivô art organization in Brazil.

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