Born in Sao Paulo, 1964
Lives and works in Sao Paulo
Multimedia artist, Wagner Malta Tavares utilizes video, sculpture, photography, drawing, performance and installation to manifest his poetics, witch consists on turning visible the fundamental aspects that constructs the relationships between people and between people and things; he brings to the sensible experience what is latent. He has participated in several important institutions such as Instituto Tomie Ohtake, Sao Paulo, MacNiterói, Rio de Janeiro, Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, Sao Paulo, CCSP, Sao Paulo, FuNARTE Rio de Janeiro, Rider Project in Chicago and NY and Accident at Mnac, Bucarest. In 2006 he was selected by Bolsa Iberê Camargo to be resident at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago.