BEYOND FICTIONAL OPPOSITIONS —  Integrating Polarities


Luïza Luz (They / Them)
From São Paulo, Brazil - Lives in Berlin, Germany

Luïza Luz
is a Bra𝓼ilian indisciplinary artist, researcher and cultural worker who lives between urban cities and the forests. Their practices are focused on the ecological and performative relations among subjectivity, digital culture, environment and communication.

They graduated in Visual Arts and also studied with Indigenous leaders as Ailton Krenak and was awarded a scholarship by the Ecologist Fritjof Capra. In 2017 they published the book named “T(t)ERRA: Artistic Pedagogical Approaches for The Cultivation of Ecological Cultures”.

Their latest audio visual performance "After Nature Soundscape" (2020), a collaboration with artist Vi Amoras, was presented at the group show "Creative Code Art", held in New York, at Lightbox Gallery and at "UUU - Unbounded, Unleashed, Unforgiving - Reconsidering Cyberfeminism in 2021", held at New Art City, a virtual Art space and at the Komunalen Galerien, Berlin. Recently they also presented the lecture performance "A Grounding Piece of Land" at the Floating E.V
.

Luïza Luz
is now a MFA student at UdK - Universität der Künste, Berlin, at the Art in Context Institut, where they also coordinates the AsTA department for Sustainability and Climate Justice and teaches for undergraduate students the Seminar "Planetary Embodiment: Ancient Approaches, New Earthly Cultures" with the guest artists Denilson Baniwa and Jaider Esbell.





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"We - all of us on Terra - live in disturbing times. The task is to become capable, with each other in all of our bumptious kinds, of response".


- DONNA J. HARAWAYSTAYING WITH
THE TROUBLE,
2016.



ARTIST PORTRAIT TAKEN
BY INFINITA CHEBEL (2020)


contact: l.luizaluz@gmail.com