Carla Zaccagnini

Artist in Residence at 18th Street Arts Center
Presented at 18th Street Arts Center
Presented at LACMA

Carla Zaccagnini is a visual artist and writer, born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and based in São Paulo, Brazil. Zaccagnini uses a variety of media including performance, video, drawing, installation, and text to investigate problems of displacement. Zaccagnini’s practice responds to the development of modern Brazil, exploring the political and economic environment in which she works.

Zaccagnini has recently received the grant KfW Stiftung, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, (2013-14), and she has taken part in various group shows, such as Carla Zaccagnini and Runo Lagomarsino, Konsthall, Malmö, (2015). Recent solo shows include Histórias Feministas: Carla Zaccagnini, São Paulo (2015), and Elements of Beauty, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (2015). Carla Zaccagnini received a Masters in Poéticas Visuais (Visual Poetics) at the University of São Paulo.