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Almandrade

Visual artist, architect, poet, master in urban design. He has had several solo shows and also participated of several group exhibits, among them: XII, XIII and XVI Bienal de São Paulo; “In Search of the Essence” – special exhibition of the XIX São Paulo Biennial; IV National Exhibition; Universo do Futebol (MAM / Rio); National Fair (S. Paulo); II Salão Paulista, 1st International Exhibition of Sculpture Efêmeras (Fortaleza); I Salão Baiano; II National Salon; Honorable Mention at the I Student Hall in 1972.

He has integrated collections of visual poems, multimedia and installations projects in Brazil and abroad. He was one of the creators of the Language Studies Group of Bahia who published the magazine “Semiotics” in 1974. He has held more than thirty individual exhibitions in Salvador, Recife, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and São Paulo between 1975 and 2016; Wrote in several journals and magazines specialized in art, architecture and urbanism. Awards from the contests for works of fine arts at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia, 1981/82. The Fundarte Award at the XXXIX Salão de Artes Plasticas de Pernambuco in 1986.

Published the poetry booklets and/or visual works: books “The Sacrifice of Senses”, “Obscurity of Laughter”, “Poems”, “Night Sweat” and “Cotton Architecture”. The Copene of culture and art Award, 1997. Has works in many collections, private and public, like: Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia (Museum of Modern Art of Bahia), Museu Nacional de Belas Artes (Nacional Museum of fine arts), Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (Modern Art Museum of São Paulo), Museu de Arte do Rio de Janeiro (Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro), Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul (Art Museum of Rio Grande do Sul), Museu de Arte Moderna de Recife (Modern Art Museum of Recife) and Pinacoteca Municipal de São Paulo.