Miro Spinelli é artista, pesquisador e vive entre o Brasil e Nova Iorque. É mestre em Artes da Cena pela UFRJ (bolsa FAPERJ), em Estudos da Performance pela NYU (Tisch School of the Arts Departmental Fellowship) e doutorando no mesmo departamento (Corrigan Fellowship). Atua nas imbricações entre a performance, a escrita, as artes visuais e a teoria. Apresentou trabalhos em festivais, exposições e conferências em diversas cidades na América Latina, na Europa e na América do Norte. Trabalha de modo transdisciplinar com foco em perspectivas minoritárias. Sua prática artística e intelectual está engajada em estratégias anti-coloniais elaboradas através de um irmanamento radical com coisas, matérias e os invisíveis produzidos nas relações com e entre elas.

Miro Spinelli is a Brazilian artist and researcher currently living between Brazil and New York City. They hold a MA in Scenic Arts from UFRJ (Federal University of Rio de Janeiro - FAPERJ scholarship) and a MA in Performance Studies from NYU (Tisch School of the Arts Departmental Fellowship), where they are currently a PhD candidate (Corrigan Fellowship). Spinelli acts in the entanglements between performance art, writing, visual arts and theory, with a focus in minoritarian perspectives. They have presented works in exhibitions, festivals and conferences in  several cities in Latin America, Europe and North America. Spinelli's intellectual and artistic practice is invested in anti-colonial strategies made through a radical connection with matter, things and the invisibles that are produced in relation with and between them.

principais exposições, festivais e conferências
selected exhibitions, festivals and conferences

 

- Performatorium Festival of Queer Performance. Regina, Canada (2019)

- Como ser uma máquina de guerra com lágrimas nos olhos?, curated by Daniel Lourenço and Jota Mombaça - Lisbon, Portugal (2017)

- Frestas - Trinal de Artes de Sorocaba. Curated by Daniela Labra (2017)
- Mostra Todos os Gêneros. Itaú Cultural, São Paulo, Brazil (2017)

- LiVEART.US - Transformations. Curated by Hector Canonge. Queens Museum – NYC, USA (2016)
- Trans*Affective Performance Encounters. Curated by Daniel Chávez. Fluxx Galery - Tucson, AZ, USA (2016)
- TRANS*STUDIES - An International Transdisciplinary Conference on Gender, Embodiement and Sexuality. Arizona University - Tucson, AZ, USA (2016)
- Depois do Futuro. Collective exhibition Curated by Daniela Labra. EAV Parque Lage - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016)
- Esforços #1 / Esforços #4 – Mostra de Performances. Curated by Caio Riscado and Lucas Canavarro. Olho da Rua / Espaço Éden, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (2016)
- My body is a cage. Collective exhibition curated by Raphael Fonseca. Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (2016)
- II Desfazendo Gênero International Conference. UFBA – Salvador, Brazil. (2015)
- IVAHM - International Video Art Festival. Madri, Spain. (2015)
- p.Arte - Mostra de Performance Art. Curated by Fernando Ribeiro e Henrique Saidel. Bicicletaria Cultural, Curitiba, Brazil. (2015)
- Ciclo de Cine del Octubre Trans. Barcelona, Spain. (2014)
- Entzaubert queer D.I.Y Filmfestival. Berlin, Germany. (2014)
- Zinegoak Film Fest: Bilbao, Spain. (2012)



residênciasresidencies
 

- Residencia Artística Iberoamericana. PAR - Programa Artistas en Residencia. Montevideo/Rivera, Uruguay, 2018

- Open Bodies/Corpos Abertos - Despina. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2018)

- Atelierstipendium - Bibliothek Andreas Züst. Oberegg, Switzerland (2017)

- O feminino e a rua: Mostra hífen de pesquisa-cena. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2016)
- PPPP: Programa Público de Performance Península. Galeria Península. Porto Alegre, Brazil (2016)

 


prêmiosawards
 

- NYU Corrigan Fellowship (2020/26)

- NYU Tisch - The Performance Studies Internationalisms Award (2020)

- NYU Tisch School of the Arts Departmental Fellowship (2019/20)
- MA FAPERJ Special Program's Scholarship (2017)
- Best Film Award for the webdocumentary: Trans*Lúcidx, Mostra do Filme Livre, Brazil (2014)
-Awarded by Edital Livre with the project Manutenção da Transborda - Mostra de Performance, Fundação Cultural de Curitiba (2016)
-Awarded by Rumos Itaú Cultural for the production of the Webdocumentary Trans*Lúcidx, Itaú Cultural (2013)
-Cachaça Cinema Clube Award for the short film: If you’d set your heart fearlessly beating, FBCU - Festival Brasileiro de Cinema Universitário (2010)
-Best Narrative Award for the short film Elegy, VII PUTZ - Festival Universitário de Cinema e Vídeo de Curitiba. (2010)

 


educaçãoeducation
 

- PhD candidate. Performance Studies. Tisch School of the Arts, NYU

- MA. Performance Studies. Tisch School of the Arts, NYU (2020)
- MA. Graduate Program in Arts of the Scene. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, UFRJ (2018)
- Visual Arts Nucleus – Independent Education Program. SESI/PR (2015)
- Bachelor in Film and Video. University of the State of Paraná, UNESPAR. (2014)