Vivian Castro Villarroel

Vivian Castro Villarroel

University of São Paulo

Received Sylff fellowship in 2020.
Academic supervisor: Atílio Avancini
Academic achievements, social engagement initiatives:
Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development Grant (CNPq) Visiting researcher at the University of Amsterdam (2019). PAEC OAS-GCUB Academic scholarship program between the Organization of American States (OAS) and the Coimbra Group of Brazilian Universities (GCUB), 2019. National Grants of Culture and the Arts (FCC), Uruguay 2011 exhibition of the artistic project Continuum (2010-13). Selected to participate in the Viví Cultura (Try Culture) project, United Nation Uruguay (2011). Student Art Development Found (FONDAE) , Universidad de Chile.

I’m a Chilean Visual Artist who has lived and worked in São Paulo since 2014. My degree is a Bachelor in Visual Arts with an emphasis in photography from the Universidad de Chile (2007). My Master’s degree is in Media and Audiovisual Processes from the Universidade de São Paulo (2016) and I’m studying for a doctorate in the same program. My work has been exhibited at several museums, cultural centers and publics spaces of Chile, Uruguay and Brazil. I'm exploring the intersection of photography, video and writing to think about the complexities on the transformations of the urban landscape.

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