From São Paulo, Brasil - Based in Berlin, Germany

Luïza Luz is a Berlin-based Bra𝓈ilian artist. Through visual, performative, sonic, and pedagogical narratives their work centers on decay and transformation as integral elements of Earth's regenerative cycles.

Committed to disseminating emancipatory knowledge, Luïza Luz critically address systems rooted in destruction while proposing alternative eco-systems for deep listening and Planetary healing.

Their research involves intuitive and scientific approaches in the fields of intersectional environmentalism, transdisciplinarity,
language and postnatural studies.

They graduated in Visual Arts (2017) and studied with Indigenous authors such as Ailton Krenak and were awarded a scholarship by the Ecologist Fritjof Capra.

In 2023 they co-authored and published the book "Planetary Embodiment: Cooking With Words For Systemic Change & Solidarity" with Andrea Galano Toro and gal shrizly.

In 2017 they published the book “T(t)ERRA: Artistic Pedagogical Approaches for The Cultivation of Ecological Cultures”.

+++ Highlights

In 2023 they visited the performance department at the University of Giessen as guest professor on the topic of Planetary Pedagogy, performed at the Montevidéo Marseille in France, presented the solo show "Flourish & Collapse" at Kulturdrogerie in Vienna, Austria, and participated in the group show "Über das Neue" at the museum Belvedere21 Wien.

In 2022, they visited the Academy of Fine Arts of Zagreb, Croatia, as guest professor, performed at Documenta15, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Floating E.v, Lios Labs, Vorspiel of CTM/Transmediale Festivals, among others.
In 2021 they integrated the first Wanwu Council 萬物社 initiated by the artist Zheng Bo at Gropius Bau, Berlin, and won the Junge Akademie award from Akademie der Künste for their project "Privilege of Dreaming".

The audiovisual performance "AFTER NATURE SOUNDSCAPE" (2020-2023), a collaboration with the artist Vi Amoras, was awarded by the Kommunale Galerie (2021) in Berlin, Germany, and presented at the Documenta15 (2022), at the Floating E.V Berlin (2022), at the Waking Life Festival (2023), at "Creative Code Art", in New York, among others.

+++ Upcoming

Lecture-Performance at the opening of  "Solarity Prospects" at Acud Galerie in Berlin, Germany. More info here.

The essay "What's Dying, What's Being Born?" will be soon published at awhām magazine #6 Plant Issue. More info here.

Guest lecture at the Dirty Art Department of Sandberg Instituut in Amesterdam, Netherlands. More info here.

Photos: Oumou Aidara