Luciana Magno, Aerial Roots. organic series, 2012.

Luciana Magno (Brazil) is an artist and researcher. 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. 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) and 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. Magno lives and works in Belém, Brazil.

With support from

Associação Cultural Videobrasil

and Delfina Foundation’s family of individual supporters


Performance as Process:
Season 2


Spring 2016

Artist’s website



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