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Denise Gadelha was born in 1980, Belém, PA. Brazil.

Raised as Gaucha in Porto Alegre,
nowadays lives and works in São Paulo.

Denise Gadelha is an artist, teacher, essayist and independent curator. It adopts the different practices as artistic actions. She holds a bachelor's degree in Visual Arts, with an emphasis in Photography from the Instituto de Artes at UFRGS, and a master's degree in Visual Poetics, from the Graduate Program at the same institution. She has a special interest in the intersection of art with the universe of technical-images.

Currently participates in the exhibition 47% Women Artists in the MACRS Collection , at Casa  of Culture Mario Quintana (Porto Alegre, RS) and the commemorative exhibition of the Diário Contemporâneo Award in Belém do Pará (October, November 2021). In 2020 he participated in the show Paradise in Pieces, integrating the program of the Fringe Arts Bath Festival , UK. In 2019, she participated in the Bienalsur, with the project Ecos of posthumous memories presented at the UFRGS Cultural Center, in Porto Alegre. In this same biennial, he participated in the group exhibitions After the Future , at the National Museum of Bellas Artes de Néuquen, in Patagonia Argentina; and Utopias and Dystopias in Contemporary Landscape , Anthropological Museum of Contemporary Art in Guayaquil, Ecuador. From December 2018 to March 2019, she presented Naufragos na Correnteza do Tempo , his solo show at the Iberê Camargo Foundation (Porto Alegre, RS). In 2017, she participated in the Antilogias: the photographic exhibition at the Pinacoteca, and the installation presented was incorporated into the collection of the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo.

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