SIMONE COUTO

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Contact: simone@simonecouto.com

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EDUCATION


·     M.F.A. Art Practice, the School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

·     B.F.A. Creative Arts, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA. Graduated magna cum laude. Dean's List all semesters.

·     BFA Performing Arts, University of Rio de Janeiro (Uni-Rio), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

·     The Arts Students League of New York

·     Technical High School, Center for Technological Education Celso Fonseca Suckov | Civil Engineering, Architecture & Technology


SOLO EXHIBITIONS


·     2018- Darkness Visible | Interdisciplinary Installation AND Social Practice| El Museo De Los Sures | Brooklyn, NY

·     2014- When All Things Evaporate, We Will Talk About Minerals| PioneerWorks Center for the Arts + Innovation | Brooklyn, NY

·     2014-Terra Firma | Momenta Art | Brooklyn, NYC


ARTIST IN RESIDENCE/ GRANTS


·     2020- NARS Foundation | Brooklyn, NY

.       2020- Studios at MASS MoCA | North Adams, MA

.     2018-2020-ISCP (International Studio and Curatorial Program) | Ground Floor Program |Brooklyn, NY

·     2018-2019- Project Curate | NurtureArt Non-Profit | Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Studios at MASS MoCA | North Adams, MA

·     2018-The Hafnarfjörður Centre of Culture and Fine Art | Hafnarborg | Iceland

·     2016- Zen Mountain Monastery, Mount Tremper, NY under Hemera's Contemplative Fellowship

·     2013- Palazzo Rinaldi, Noepoli, Italy

·     2013- BioArt Laboratory, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

·     2009- International Festival of Literature Paraty (FLIP), Poetry, Brazil

·     2007- International Festival of Literature Paraty (FLIP), Fiction, Brazil


TEACHING


.     2019-2020—Faculty at the School of Visual Arts (SVA)/ Studio Arts at BFA Department

.     2019- Visiting Artist/Educator at New Jersey City University, NJ

.     2017-2019-Visiting Studio Art Critic at the School of Visual Arts (SVA)

.     2014-2019- Packer Visiting Artist at Packer Collegiate Institute Annual Symposium

.     2014-2017-Faculty @ Packer Collegiate Institute, Brooklyn, NY


GROUP EXHIBITIONS + SCREENS + COLLABORATIONS


·     2020- Who Suffers Most From Climate Change? | Salon Organized by Hovey Brock | Brooklyn, NY

.     2020- Human Measurements | Curated by Daniela Stubbs | 154 Scott Ave WareHouse | Brooklyn, NY

.     2019- Chiara Fumai: LESS LIGHT | Reenactment of the performance The S.C.U.M. Elite | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2019- The Living Room | Curated by Amanda Abi Khalil | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Piece Resistance Performance for Ether Plane~Material | Solo Exhibition by Jennifer Tee | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2018-2019-Nature Attuned: Simone Couto and Lina Puerta | The Yard Gallery | New York, NY

·     2018- Never Take a Vacation With an Artist Who Collects the Same Stuff You Do | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Red | Commissioned Performance by ISCP for Summer Open House | Brooklyn, NY

·     2018-About Me | Photography Group| Millepiani Exhibition Space | Rome, Italy

·     2017-UPROOT | Curated by Donna Cleary and Tiffany Smith | Periphery Space Gallery, RI

·     2017- ACT I | Organized by Dawn Breeze of Instar Lodge and Kristen Dodge of SEPTEMBER Gallery | Hudson, NY

·     2017- Six Degrees | Project 151 | Brooklyn, NY

·     2016- BioArt Seoul | Gwacheon National Science Museum, Korea

·     2016- The Zen Mountain Monastery | Mount Tremper, NY

·     2016- Thinking with our Hands | RabbitHole Projects Gallery | Brooklyn, NY

·     2016- X NYC Anarchist Festival | Judson Memorial Church | NY

·     2016- Observatory of Senses | Collective Performance Led by Couto | Packer Observatory | NY

·     2015- Notes on a Working Space (Solar Therapy:  Video Screening | Commissioned by Laura F. Gibellini) | El Museo De Los Sures | Brooklyn, NY

·     2015- IX NYC Anarchist Festival | Judson Memorial Church | NYC

·     2015-Highways and Rest Stops: passages in Current Practices— Visual Arts Chelsea Gallery | New York, NY

·     2014-VideoOver: Season 9: Curated by JaeWook Lee |NurtureArt Gallery | Brooklyn, NY

·     2014-LODO Plataforma Festival | Screening of Água and Terra Firma | Buenos Aires

·     2014- K-tanglement: A project by Marcos Lutyens in collaboration with Kunstverein Toronto, Milan, New York and Amsterdam | | New York, NY

·     2014- Community Board—Curated by Jovana Stokic | Glasshouse ArtLife | Brooklyn, NY

·     2013- Dance of the Photons: Performance Studies— Conceptualized and curated by JaeWook Lee | Fitness Center for Arts  & Tactics | Brooklyn

·     2013- Current Practice— Curated by Hesse McGraw | Invisible Dog Art Center | Brooklyn, NY

·     2013- MoMA Pop Rally: Abstract Currents— Interactive video event | MoMA, New York, NY

·     2013- Ecstasy/ Apocalypse— Curated by Thyrza Goodeve | Visual Arts Gallery | New York, NY

·     2013- Frequency Response— Screen hosted by Electronic Arts Intermix | EAI | New York, NY

·     2013- Unseen Realities— Curated by Richard Brooks | Visual Arts Gallery | New York, NY  

·     2013- Everything Digital— Curated by Erik Guzman, Barbora Lungová and Suzanne Anker | Visual Arts Gallery | New York, NY

·     2012- Mexican Embassy Collective Exhibition |Washington, DC

·     2012- Governor's Island Art Fair Exhibition | New York, NY

·     2012- Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery Collective Exhibition | New York, NY

·     2010- Public Installation at Dumbo Arts Festival | Brooklyn, NY


CURATORSHIP


·     2015-2019- ANARKOLAB PERFORMANCE Festival, Judson Memorial Church, NY

·     2014- When All Things Evaporate We'll Talk About Minerals (in collaboration with JaeWook Lee), Pioneer Works, and Brooklyn, NY

·     2014- Terra Firma, Momenta Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


PERFORMANCES


·     Chiara Fumai: LESS LIGHT | Reenactment of the performance The S.C.U.M. Elite | | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Red | Commissioned Performance by ISCP for Summer Open House | Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Grace and Gravity| performance | El Museo de Los Sures | Brooklyn, NY

·     2018- Piece Resistance Performance for Ether Plane~Material | Solo Exhibition by Jennifer Tee | ISCP Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

·     2016- Darkness Visible| performance | Iceland

·     2015- Darkness Visible| performance | Iceland

·     2013- Santa Lucia— Site-specific performance at the Unesco historical well of Matera | Matera | Italy

·     2012- The Bear Mountain Project | Bare Mountain | NY

·     2012- Displaced | Street around Google Head Courters | New York, NY

·     2011- One Art — Arrivals and Departures | Private Exhibition | Brooklyn, NY


PUBLICATION


·     2019- Magazine MID (Art and Museums Magazine), Denmark

·     2018- Newspaper Horsens Folkblad, Denmark

·     2018- Darkness Visible, Hard cover

·     2014- When All Things Evaporate We'll Talk About Minerals, Blurb

·     2007- Poem "Boca "at Magazine Carioca, Rio de Janeiro


BIBLIOGRAPHY


·     2018- By Sarah Crown, Darkness Visible Press Release.

·     2017, By Sofia Fernandez Darkness Visible in Darkness Visible, Blurb.

·     2014- By Denise Carvalho in When All Things Evaporate We'll Talk About Minerals, Blurb

·     2014- By Jovana Stokic in When All Things Evaporate We'll Talk About Minerals, Blur


OTHER WORKS


·     Couto is part of Minumus Collective, organizing, showing, and curating exhibitions as a group since 2015

                                                         

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