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2019 | NYC | Curator

Nathalia Lavigne

Nathalia Lavigne

Curator Name: Nathalia Lavigne
Residency Dates: May 2019
Born: 1982
Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Lives and Works: São Paulo, Brazil
Education: PhD Student at Architecture and Urbanism College, University of São Paulo(2017-); Master’s Degree in Cultural and Critical Studies, Birkbeck, University of London (2013-14); Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (2001-2004)


Nathalia Lavigne is a journalist, art researcher and curator, a contributor to Artforum International Magazine, Contemporary And (C&), Folha de São Paulo, among others. She is a PhD student at Architecture and Urbanism College, University of São Paulo, researching virtual collections on Instagram and the circulation of artworks as images on this platform. Between November 2018 and April 2019, she has been in NYC for a visiting research program at The New School (supported by CAPES/CNQP). As a member of the Research Group Aesthetics of Memory in the 21st Century CNQP/FAU-USP, which integrates the Laboratório para OUTROS Urbanismos based at FAUUSP, she has developed projects such as, for the Museu de Arte de São Paulo (MASP); and curated the project 3D Errar, by the artist Artur Cordeiro, for the exhibition "Homo Faber 2.0: Politics of Digital in Latin America" (November 2018), in the Cultural Center at the University of São Paulo campus, in São Carlos city. Among the exhibitions she curated are the group show “Image-Movement” (Zipper Galeria, São Paulo, 2016-17), which discussed the limits of stillness in photographic images. Between 2017 and 2018, she has coordinated the project Zip’Up (Zipper Galeria), dedicated to young artists of the Brazilian art scene.