Clara Ianni, Free Form (still), 2013. Video, 7'14"

Clara Ianni (Brazil) explores in her work the relationship between art and politics. Her practice relies on the use of different medias such as videos, sculpture, installation and texts.

During her residency at Delfina, Clara will be investigating connections between UK and Brazil during the colonial period.

Clara has completed a BFA in Visual Arts at the Universidade de São Paulo. Previous exhibitions include Utopia/Distopia – part I, MAAT Lisbon, Portugal (2017), Talking to Action / Hablar y Actuar, Los Angeles, EUA (2017), Jakarta Bienal (2015), 31st São Paulo Bienal (2014), Yebisu Festival, Tokyo (2015), MDE15, Medellin, Bogotá (2015), 19th Panorama VideoBrasil, 33º Panorama de Arte Brasileira, Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (2013), 12th Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul (2011). Her residences include AIR Laboratory, Warsaw (2017), HIWAR – Conversations in Amman, Jordan (2013), Bolsa Pampulha, Museu da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte (2011) and Casa Tomada, São Paulo (2010). Clara is curator of the program The future of memory – memory and forgetfullness in Latin America, with Goethe Institute. She has worked as assistant of the curator Regis Michel, in the Louvre Museum, and as assistant in the 7th Berlin Biennale, curated by Artur Zmijewski, together with Joanna Warsza and Voina.

With support from

Moraes-Barbosa Collection


Performance as Process:
Season 3


Spring 2018

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