Gian Spina

Gian Spina

Gian Spina was born in São Paulo (Brazil) and lived, studied and worked besides others in San Diego (USA), Vancouver (Canada), Bordeaux (France), Berlin, Frankfurt (Germany), Ramallah (Palestine) and Athens.

He has developed an artistic and theoretical research based investigation framing the construction of narratives and the representations of history and memory, using primarily medias as video, action art, installation and his activity as a writer and poet. He has received scholarships as Rotary-club Offenbach am Main and Ministère de la Culture Française. He had worked as a professor at the Escola da Cidade in São Paulo (Architecture University) and the Art Academy in Palestine.

His recent solo exhibitions and group exhibitions took places in: the Cultural Center of São Paulo – CCSP (solo), A4 Arts Foundation in Cape Town, Bureau fro public insecurities – São Paulo. He is part of the one year art residency CAPACETE in the framework of the Documenta 14 in Athens.

He has crossed the Balkans and the Central Asia with a bike, the West Bank and the Himalayas walking and speaks fluently German, English, Spanish, French and Portuguese.

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