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Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, Meu Maior Inimigo, 2021.

About Daniel Nicolaesky

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, born in Rio de Janeiro in 1991, lives and works in Paris. Visual artist and performer, he dialogues with painting, installation, and performance. He uses bedframes recovered from the streets, walls, digital art, and his body as subjects and supports for his research, in a practice that explores the notions of circulation, belonging, and attachment.

A graduate of the Beaux-Arts de Paris (2020, Huynh + Closky) passing through CalArts (2018) in California, Daniel sets up plural poetic devices aimed at questioning a complex history in which the representations of bodies on the margins of society, are often limiting. These emancipatory, radical, and dreamlike works allow him to anchor his practice of resilience in an exponential human transmutation.

He has exhibited and performed in several international art centers: Center Pompidou (Paris), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Center National de la Danse (Pantin), Sogetsu Art Center (Tokyo) and Rio Art Museum (Brazil). And his work is included in several prestigious collections such as that of Société Générale and Altarea.
In 2019, he won the Amis des Beaux-Arts Prize and the GIDE Prize in 2020. In 2021 he won the Crédit Agricole x Clique TV Révèle ton Talent competition in the Urban Art category, and in 2022 he has won the Dream Big Grow Fast Foundation prize.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, Les Racines du Temps, 2022. Installation POUSH. Manifesto. Photo : NanoVille Film

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, Fragments de Joie - Flash, acrylic on bed frame, 140x190cm, 2022.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, Nature Endormie, painting on wood and corrugated iron, 400 x 500 x 280 cm. 2020.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, De la Guerre a l'Art, 2022. Dual channel 4K film, 29m 21s.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, (a)ch/cords, Performance 22min, Galerie du Jour Agnès b., Paris, 2019. Photos credits : Gabriel Moraes Aquino.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, There's no loophole in time, Neon sculpture, 90 x 40 x 9 cm, 2022. Crédits photo : Aline Lelles.

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, 8- Combien coute une vie, 3D impression, 2022. Photos credits : NanovilleFIlm

Daniel Nicolaevsky Maria, Vivere Memento, Film 4K, 2022.

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