Breaking walls with paper

Alberto Pereira is an urban artist, communicator and producer born in Rio de Janeiro and raised between Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brasília and Angra dos Reis.

In 2016 he was one of the artists selected by Adidas Originals to represent Rio de Janeiro in the relaunch of the Adidas Gazelle sneaker.

His work was featured in urban art festivals, contemporary art exhibitions and digital art festivals as La Première Expo de GIF (France, 2016), Art Rua (Brazil, 2016), CHEAP Street Art Festival (Italy, 2017), Centro Cultural Paschoal Carlos Magno (Brazil, 2017), Origraffes - Original Graffiti Espírito Santo (Brazil, 2018), Something Else Off Biennale Cairo (Egypt, 2018), Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center (Lebanon, 2018) and SESC Niterói (Brazil, 2019).

Dona Maria, Meeting Of Favela 2017, Vila Operária, Duque de Caxias, RJ - Brasil

He participated in independent urban galleries such as Galeria Providência, curated by artist Fernando Sawaya / Cazé, in addition to the Afrotranscendence artistic residency, curated by Diane Lima in 2016 at Red Bull Station, alongside artists and mentors like Benjamin Abras, Criola, Josyara, Mahal Pita (Baiana System), Rincon Sapiência, VJ Vigas, Vinicius Terranova among others.

From 2016 to 2018 he developed creative and free artistic expression workshops at Casa Amarela, an initiative of French artist JR, built in partnership with photographer Mauricio Hora in Morro da Providência, the first Rio favela located in the central area of ​​Rio de Janeiro.

In 2016 he created the Lambes Brasil channel, focused on the propagation, enhancement and production of events and opportunities for street artists who produce lambe-lambe (paste up). Since 2018, the network has produced events in Argentina, Brazil, Egypt, Lebanon, in addition to supporting independent initiatives in Manaus, Goiania, Recife, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.

_Press

_Academic Paper

ALBERTO PEREIRA: UN “BLACK ARTIST” BRÉSILIEN 
FRANCISCO, Carla (2018). Interview avec Alberto Pereira. Les traductions sont de l’auteure du blog. Disponible en portugais sur. https://imageslavery.hypotheses.org/285

_Exposições

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2015,  #NegroNobre para Sim à Igualdade Racial - Dia Nacional da Consciência Negra, Fundição Progresso, Rio de Janeiro, BR

2015,  #NegroNobre, ELERJ, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2017, EMPATIA, Centro Cultural Paschoal Carlos Magno, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2018, Lambe-Lambe Brazilian Street Art, Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center, Beirut, Líbano, LB

2019, Quebrando Paredes com Papel, SESC Niterói, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Selected Group Exhibitions


2016, #NegroNobre, N Design Parahyba, João Pessoa, BR
2016, DESCAMADA, Antiga Fábrica da Bhering, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2016, #NegroNobre - Desembaraço, FACHA, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2016, #NegroNobre - DENIGRA, Juiz de Fora, Minas Gerais, BR
2017, #NegroNobre, PUC-Rio, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2018, Something Else - Off Biennale Cairo, Cairo, Egito, EGY

2019, O Grito, PENCE Coletivo, Rio de Janeiro, BR

2019, A Cidade Visível, Centro Cultural da UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, BR​

2020, Alzheimer, Casa da Ciência da Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, BR

Artistic residence

2016, Afrotranscendence, Red Bull Station, São Paulo, BR

2018, There is no border here, The Nomad Curator - Artist in Residency, Cairo,  EGY

2018, Conexus Project, The Nomad Curator, Beirute, LEB

Projects, Events & Festivals


2016, La première expo de GIF | Balibart, Paris, FRA
2016, Art Rua 2016, Santo Cristo, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2017, CHEAP Festival, Bologna, ITA
2017, Galeria Providência, Rio de Janeiro, BR
2017, Infinitas, Fábrica.LAB 2017, Vitória, Espírito Santo, BR
2018, ORIGRAFFES - Original Graffiti ES, Serra, Espírito Santo, BR
2018, PEGLAM - International Paste Up - São Paulo, SP e Buenos Aires, Argentina, ARG

2019, ANJO PRETO ATÉ DEUS DUVIDA, Templo, Rio de Janeiro, BR

2019, 23º Circuito das Artes do Jardim Botânico

2019, MURAL - Movimento Urbano de Resistência a Arte do Lambe, Museu Murillo La Greca, Recife, PE

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