Luiza Proença

Field of Practice:

Societal/Communal-based Work


Solitude fellowship

City, Country:

São Paulo, Brazil


2020, 2021


Jan 2022 - June 2022

Born in São Paulo/Brazil in 1985.

Luiza Proença is a writer and curator who has worked at a number of institutions on several projects, including: Weather Permitting – 9th Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre/Brazil (2013), How to (…) things that don’t exist – 31st Bienal de São Paulo (2014), the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (2015–2017) and Bauhaus Imaginista, Berlin/Germany (2017–2019). She was a curatorial resident at the Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art in Warsaw/Poland (2018) and at the Fonderie Darling contemporary art complex in Montreal/Canada (2019).

In 2018, she was nominated for the ICI Independent Vision Curatorial Award. Her academic studies include visual arts, education, art history, art theory and, more recently, psychoanalysis and philosophy, areas in which she continues to perform research on ethics, epistemic violence and the politics of art.