About Marcelo Terça-Nada

Brazilian multidisciplinary artist, researcher and independent editor. Instagram / Twitter / Portfolio [photography etc]

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About Marcelo Terça-Nada (@marcelonada)

Born 1978 in Belo Horizonte (State of Minas Gerais, Brazil), he currently lives and works in Salvador, State of Bahia. Multidisciplinary artist, researcher and independent editor, he works at the intersection between city, writing, photography and urban intervention. Since his first solo exhibition in 1996, he has participated in exhibitions in several cities in Brazil and in countries such as Argentina, India, Spain, Holland, Slovenia and Austria.

Member of the Grupo Poro, with which he has carried out urban interventions and participated in important exhibitions, such as the 3rd Bahia Art Biennial and the Cidade Gráfica [Graphic City] at Itaú Cultural in Sao Paulo (see more Poro exhibitions).

Published the books “Interval, Breathing, Small displacements – Poro’s poetical actions“, “Manifesto for a playful and collective city / for a public, critical and poetic art“, Como zelar uma cidade vazia” [How to look at an empty city], Salvador em Suspensão” [Salvador in Suspension], Brasília: (Cidade) [Estacionamento] (Parque) [Condomínio] [Brasília: (City) Parking (Park) Condominium], Pequeno Guia Afetivo da Comida de Rua de Salvador [Small Affective Guide to Salvador’s Street Food], “Verbetes Moventes” [Moving Words], O livro do GIA [The book of GIA – Environmental Intervention Group] e “Gestos artísticos em tempos de crise” [Artistic gestures in times of crisis].

He was awarded the Jorge Portugal Art Prize (2020) by Funceb/SecultBA, the Funarte Contemporary Art Prize (2012) and the Brasil Arte Contemporânea Prize (2011) by the Bienal de São Paulo Foundation and the Ministry of Culture. He also conducts research on food and the appreciation of Brazilian socio-biodiversity.

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