From São Paulo, Brasil - Based in Berlin, Germany

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

Their research involves intuitive, fictional and scientific approaches in the fields of intersectional environmentalism, transdisciplinarity,
language, deep listening, somatic practices and Planetary studies.

They have a master's degree in the Art in Context Institute - UdK, Berlin, Germany and a bachelor's degree in Visual Arts at FAAP, São Paulo, Brasil. 

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In 2023 they visited the Dirty Art Department at Sandberg Institute in the Netherlands and the performance department at the University of Giessen as guest professor on the topic of Planetary Pedagogy.

They performed at ACUD Galerie in Berlin, 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.

Co-authored and published the book "Planetary Embodiment: Cooking With Words For Systemic Change & Solidarity" with Andrea Galano Toro and gal sherizly.

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.

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

Photos: Oumou Aidara