Roberto Winter was born in 1983 in Sao Paulo, city where he lives and works. He has participated in group shows such as "The state of the art" at Elba Benítez gallery in Madrid; "Mythologies" at the Cité des Arts in Paris and "Repeat to Fade", at Mendes Wood in São Paulo. He has published texts such as "Feedback" on the 6th edition of Caderno Videobrasil; taken part in debates and seminars such as the lecture "From pornographic to social (and back)" delivered at the symposium of the 6th edition of Itaú Cultural's Art and Technology Biennial; co-curated shows as "Shadowed by the future", at Instituto Cervantes in São Paulo; and is one of the editors of "Dazibao", an independent art criticism magazine.
Born 1983 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
works and lives in Sao Paulo, Brazil
2012-2011 PIESP – Programa Independente da Escola São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2012-2008 Member of the “Criticism and Curatorship Study Group” lead by Tadeu Chiarelli at the Department of Arts at the University of São Paulo.
2010-2009 “Art, Art System, Society and Culture” Study group coordinated by Ricardo Basbaum at Santa Marcelina College.
Workshops at Spain’s Cultural Center in São Paulo with: Ligia Nobre, Lisette Lagnado, Clarissa Diniz, Fernando Oliva, Gabriela Motta, Manuela Moscoso, Alberto Lopez Cuenca, Creixell Espilla Gilart, Ferran Barrenblit, Manuel Segade, Cristiana Tejo, Inti Guerreiro, Marcelo Resende and Maria Berríos.
2004-2001 BA in Physics at the Physics Institute of the University of São Paulo, Brasil
"The State of the Art", Elba Benítez Gallery, Madrid, Spain
"Betão à Vista", MuBe - Museu Brasileiro de Escultura, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Territórios e Fugas", Galeria de Arte do Instituto de Artes da Unicamp, Campinas, Brazil
"Ambiguações", CCBB - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
"Campo Neutral", Museu da Gravura, Curitiba, Brazil
"In lines and Realignments", Simon Lee Gallery, London, England
"Repeat To Fade", Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil
PIESP 2011-2012, Instituto Cervantes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Outras Coisas Visíveis sobre Papel", Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"O Efeito da Frase", Murillo La Greca Museum, Recife, Brazil
"Estou aqui", Galeria Marilia Razuk, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Mitologias/Mythologies", Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
"Em direto", Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade, Sao Paulo, Brazil
17o Festival Internacional de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Deconstructing social networks & Web 2.0 landscapes, Smart Tel (Speedshow), Brussels, Belgium
“Shadowed by the Future”, Instituto Cervantes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Livro acervo”, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Radiovisual", 7th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil
"Inauguration", Novembro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Organizes and curates “Temporada de Projetos na Temporada de Projetos” with Luiza Proença, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
“13th Cultura Inglesa Festival”, Brazilian British Centre, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Presente Virtual" documentation, published on the 3rd edition of "Iluminuras", Belo Horizonte, Brazil
"O lente, lente currite noctis equis", written with Yuri Firmeza, published in Jornal do Commercio, Recife
"Como estar no dissenso?" text written with Cayo Honorato, published in "Livro para responder", Rio de Janeiro/Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Feedback” is republished in Tatuí magazine, 12th edition
"Dazibao" magazine, co-editor and designer
”Máquina de Responder”, publication by the group of same name (to be released).
“À sombra do futuro” (Shadowed by the Future). Instituto Cervantes (exhibition catalog).
“Feedback” text published on the 6th Caderno Videobrasil.
Writes for GRiD at Centro Cultural São Paulo, texts such as “Facebook, ‘Curtir’ e uma lógica da crítica” (Facebook, ‘like’ and some logics of criticism), “Heresia: aquecimento global, colaborativismo e interdisciplinaridade” (Heresy: global warming, collaboration and interdisciplinarity).
“Sobre projetos” (About Projects), text published on the catalog for “Temporada de Projetos 2009”, Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Talks, lectures and works given
Lecture “Do pornográfico ao social (e de volta)” [“From porn to social (and back)”], at Itaú Cultural’s 6th Art and Technology Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Shadowed by the future", lecture at the Red Bull House of Arte, Lisbon, Portugal
"Heliographies”, lecture on Leon Ferrari’s series at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC-SP), Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Art and new technologies", roundtable discussion as part of “O Sáfaro”’s art debate cycle at Teatro de Arena, Sao Paulo, Brazil
“On projects”, workshop given at SESC-Santos, Santos, Brazil
Lecture at Red Bull House of Art with Luiza Proença, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Which freedom?", lecture at the “Panorama of Contemporary Art”, regarding the production of young Brazilian artists, Ribeirao Preto, Brazil
Lecture at Teatro the Arena’s talks program organized by Capacete Entretenimentos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
One-day class lectured with Luiza Proença as part of the workshop “Políticas do Pertencimento: uma Forma de Pensar o Site-Specific” (Politics of Belonging: a form of thinking Site-specific), Sao Paulo, Brazil
One-day class lectured with Luiza Proença for students of the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Katya Sandes and Simon Sheikh visiting Brazil, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Workshop at the “Cada 2” program, a workshop cycle organized by Marcio Harum for SESC Pompéia, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Talk with Luiza Proença given during the discussion table called “Espaços, intercâmbios e cooperação no âmbito da arte” ("Spaces, exchanges and cooperation in art") during the 3rd International Contemporary Art Symposium at Paço das Artes, Sao Paulo, Brazil