Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 1993 – Lives and works in New York, USA.
Represented byGaleria Mercedes Viegas
PIPA 2019 nominee.
In his paintings and interventions, Luiz d’Orey investigates the processes of circulation of information and its systems in the urban and digital context. In 2016, d’Orey graduated in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York, where he received the following prizes; 727 Award (2016), Sillas H Rhodes Award (2016) and Gilbert Stone Scholarship (2015). D’Orey worked as an assistant of the artists Carlos Vergara (Rio de Janeiro) and Raul Mourão (New York) from 2013- 2017. His works have already been in group shows in the USA, , Brazil and Europe. Amongst his solo shows are: “Recent Ruins”, at Gitler & Gallery (New York, 2018); “Espaço Comum”, at Dotart Gallery (Belo Horizonte, 2018) and “Quase plano”, at Mercedes Viegas Gallery (Rio de Janeiro, 2017). In 2018, his short film ‘Tapume’, co-produced by Hugo Faraco, was nominated for the DOC NYC Festival. His work is part of the PIPA Institute collection, Brazil.
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