Artist

ROMY POCZTARUK

Romy Pocztaruk holds a master’s degree in Visual Poetry from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. His work deals with simulations and with the position from which the artist interacts with different places, and with the possible relationships from the crossroads of different fields and disciplines (like science and communication) with the field of art, generating poetic results in different media and media. He has held solo exhibitions at the CDF Centro de Fotografia de Montevideo (2016), São Paulo Cultural Center (2015), SIM Gallery (2014), Gesture Gallery (2014) and Goethe Institute POA (2013). Among the main collective exhibitions he has participated in are: A private collection (2015). Pinacoteca of the State of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil; Backdrop (2015). Backroom Caracas (2015) [in collaboration with the Cisneros Foundation], Venezuela; 31st São Paulo Biennial (2014), BRICS (2014), OI flamengo future, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Invitation to Travel – Rumos Visual Arts (2011-13), Itaú Cultural, São Paulo / Rio de Janeiro / Goiânia, Brazil; 9th Mercosur Biennial (2013), Porto Alegre, Brazil; Region 0 – The Latino Video Art Festival of New York (2013), New York; 64th Salão Paranaense (2012), Museum of Contemporary Art of Paraná, Curitiba, Brazil; Contemporary daily photo award (2012), Casa das eleven windows, Belém do Para, Brazil; Simulated Courses (2011), Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil; Simulated Pathways (2011), Skalitzer 140, Berlin, Germany.

He also held residencies in the Bronx Museum (New York), the Iberê Camargo Stock Exchange of artistic residences; China (Sunhoo Creatives in Residency), Berlin (Takt Kunstprojektraum) and Instituto Sacatar in Bahia.

More about the artist: www.romypocz.com

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