Beto Shwafaty

Artist

Beto Shwafaty, 1977, São Paulo, Brazil. Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.
His work has been featured in exhibitions such as: Risk Contract, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, 2015 (solo); 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc – Videobrasil, São Paulo, 2015; CFB: 25 Years, Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, 2015; Foundations of the Design Substance: Cultural Metaphors to Design a New Future, Museu da Cidade – Oca Ibirapuera, São Paulo 2014 (solo); Taipa Tapume, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, 2014; Remediations, Temporada de Projetos, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, 2014 (solo); Weather Permitting, 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, 2013; Love and Hate to Lygia Clark, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, 2013; P33 – Unique Forms of Continuity in Space [33rd Panorama of Brazilian Art] MAM, São Paulo, 2013; Conversation Pieces, NBK, Berlin, 2013; X Architecture Biennial, São Paulo, 2013; Mythologies, Cité des Arts, Paris, 2011; Shadowed by the future, Cervantes Institute, São Paulo, 2010; 4th IABR – Rotterdam Architecture Biennial: UrbanInform section, Holland, 2009; 3ª Utrecht Manifest, Holland, 2009; Utopia for Sale, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, 2009; The Building E-flux, Berlin, 2009, among others.
Shwafaty has received several awards, including: Graham Foundation’s exhibition grant, Chicago, 2013; 9th Rede Nacional Funarte, Rio de Janeiro, 2012; PROAC – São Paulo’s State support to produce photographic book “The Life of the Centers”, São Paulo, 2011–2013; among others.
His work is part of public collections such as the National Museum of the Republic, Brasilia, Brazil; Paço Imperial – IPHAN, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; MAR – Rio’s Art Museum, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Art Museum of Ribeirão Preto, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil, among others.

Past Exhibitions

Homo Ludens

Galeria Luisa Strina
31/08/2016 — 05/11/2016

Beto Shwafaty: SITU #4

Galeria Leme
02/04/2016 — 04/06/2016

I Was Once Lonelyness


21/11/2015 — 23/01/2016

5º Prêmio CNI SESI SENAI Marcantonio Vilaça

Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo – MAC USP
25/04/2015 — 06/12/2015