Elias Maroso

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Sarandi, RS, 1985
Lives and works in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

PIPA 2020 nominee.

Born in Sarandi, state of Rio Grande do Sul – Brazil. PhD student in Visual Arts (PPGAV/UFRGS) with emphasis on Visual Poetics. Graduate (BA) in Visual Arts (UFSM), Contemporary Aesthetics (Universidad de la República, Montevideo/Uruguay), Specialization in Surface Design (PGDS/UFSM) and Master’s Degree in Art and Technology (PPGART/UFSM). Currently developing individual research focused on three-dimensional language, urban intervention and applied electronics. Member of the research groups Veículos da Arte (CNPq/UFRGS) and Arte & Design (CNPq/UFSM). Founding member of the Sala Dobradiça, project that was invited to be presented in the 7th and 8th Mercosul Visual Arts Biennial, besides producing autonomous exhibitions in cooperation with artists from Brazil and abroad. In 2019, Maroso was rewarded with an artistic residency at Druckwerkstatt, Kunst Quartier Bethanien (Berlin/Germany), as winning prize from the IV Concurso de Arte Impressa do Goethe-Institut, Porto Alegre, Brazil. Maroso’s artworks were presented in group exhibitions in institutions such as Jardins Efêmeros, (Viseu/Portugal), Museu de Arte Contemporânea do Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre/Brazil), Ministerio de Educación y Cultura de Uruguay, Museo San Fernando de Maldonado, (Maldonado/Uruguay) and Casa de Cultura Digital (São Paulo/Brazil).


To learn more about Elias Maroso, please visit her full profile on the PIPA Prize website.