Marlon De Azambuja

Born in Santo Antônio da Patrulha, RS, Brasil, 1978. Lives and works in Madrid, Spain

The work of Marlon de Azambuja reaffirms the plastic potential of the neo concrete art exercises in urban interventions, installations and collages. He revisits the “Metaesquemas” of Hélio Oiticica, or even the spatial reliefs of the Tropicalismo movement, with lines in the asphalt or structures of adhesive tape in urban furniture. Also he recreates standards and prints of neo concrete substratum with ribbons and labels on paper, in a reflection of the fidelity to the material allied to the plastic transformation on the plan.

Selected solo shows: Casas Modernistas para Pássaros, Galería Zaum Projects, Lisbon, Portugal (2008); Movimento Concreto, Galeria Furini, Rome, Italy (2009); Projeto Moderno, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil (2009); Operaciones, Explum, Puerto Lumbreras, Spain (2010); Niveles, curated by Neus Cortés, Espai Quatro, Casal Solleric, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (2010); Editora Calle, Galeria Marilia Razuk, São Paulo, Brazil (2011); Gran Fachada, Galeria Max Estrella, Madrid, Spain (2011). Selected group shows: I Bienal del Fuego, curated by Fernando Castro Florez, Museu de Bellas Artes, Caracas, Venezuela (2006); TBA, Galeria Begoña Malone, Madrid, Spain (2007); La Ligne, La Vitrine, Paris, France (2009); Residency 09, Futura Project, Prague, Czech Republic (2009); Kierkegaards Walks, curated by Jacopo Crivelli, Galeria Marilia Razuk, São Paulo, Brazil (2010); 12o Cairo Bienal, Cairo, Egypt (2010); 8a Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil (2011); 11a Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (2011); 11a Bienal de La Habana, Cuba (2012).