PLMJ / AiR 351 Grant 2023

Grant Recipient Announcement
Alice Miceli, Chernobyl Project, 2010

Alice Miceli (b. 1980, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Miceli’s methodology initiates with investigative trips and historical research through which the artist retraces cultural and physical vestiges of past traumas inflicted on social and natural landscapes. The gathered material from her field trips and research projects takes the form of still photographs and videos.

Selected solo exhibitions include 88 from 14,000, Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA (2011); In Depth (minefields), Instituto PIPA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2019); Projeto Chernobyl, The Americas Society (AS/COA), New York, USA (2019), In Depth (minefields) – Angola and Bosnia, at the Escola das Artes, Universidade Católica, Porto, Portugal (2022), also displayed at the 17th Istanbul Biennial.

Group exhibitions include Bienal Sur, MAAC, Guayaquil, Ecuador (2019), Marcantonio Vilaça Prize, MuBE, São Paulo, Brazil (2017), The Materiality of the Invisible, Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, The Netherlands (2017); 5th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow, Russia (2016); Basta! Shiva Gallery at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY, New York, USA (2016); Intersections (after Lautréamont), Cisneros-Fontanals Foundation, Miami, USA (2015); Memory Leak: Views from Between Archiving and Memory, La Capella Barcelona, Spain (2015), the 29th Bienal Internacional da Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (2010), as well as multiple participations at the Transmediale Festival, Berlin, Germany (2005, 2007, 2009), among others.

Alice Miceli is represented by Galeria Nara Roesler.

This call was targeted for Artists from the CPLP (Community of Portuguese-speaking Countries) at any stage of practice and independently of where they are based.

We wish to thank all applicants for their participation and also our jury members (Nathalie Anglès, Isabel Carlos and Sébastien Pluot) for their collaboration in the review process.

Our gratitude extends to the PLMJ Foundation for carrying on this initiative which already allowed artists Maria Trabulo and Márcio Carvalho to benefit from previous grants.

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