SPREAD EMANCIPATORY KNOWLEDGE  SPREAD EMANCIPATORY KNOWLEDGE

— I think and practice art as an unlearning platform. 


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

Luïza Luz
is a Bra𝓼ilian transdisciplinary artist, professor, 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 (2017) and also studied with Indigenous authors 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”. In 2021 they integrated the first Wanwu Council 萬物社 created by the artist Zheng Bo at Gropius Bau, Berlin.

Their latest audiovisual 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 Artspace and at the Kommunale Galerie, Berlin. Recently they also presented the lecture performance "A Grounding Piece of Land" at the Floating University.

Luïza Luz is now an MFA student at UdK - Universität der Künste, Berlin, at the Art in Context Institut, where they also coordinate 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.

At UdK, they are currently curating the 4th edition of Zukunftstag (2021), an event with panels, workshops, and artistic interventions to envision the future of the university based on the intersectionality between Sustainability, Diversity, and Digitalization.





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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