About



BIOGRAPHY

Yan Copelli is a visual artist born in Rio de Janeiro. Currently lives and works in São Paulo.

His artistic  production in painting and sculpture explores subjects related to object oriented ontology and queer theory to think about  form, representation and perception.

Yan held his first solo exhibition at Espaço CC in São Paulo in 2018 and has participated in several collective exhibitions throughout Brazil. Places such as the Rio de Janeiro Federal Justice Cultural Center, Rio Grande do Sul State Public Archive, Diversity Museum in São Paulo. Also as part of independent exhibitions along France, Spain, United States and Peru.

yancopelli@gmail.com / +55 11 941619989


EDUCATION

Bachelor

Bachelor Degree in Industrial design (Graphic Design department) /  2009-2012
University Center of the City of Rio de Janeiro (UniverCidade), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Others

Artistic Research Group with João Loureiro - São Paulo, Brazil / 2019 - 2020

Artistic Research Group Clínica Geral, Ateliê397 - São Paulo, Brazil / 2019

 Art Philosophy Research by Natália Leon - São Paulo, Brazil  / 2018

UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS

Duo Exhibition with Ivana De Vivanco - New York, United States / 2020

Ressetar, Diversity Museum - São Paulo, Brasil / 2020

Abre Alas (curated by Keyna Eleison, Pablo de La Barra e  Yhuri Cruz ), A Gentil carioca - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil / 2020

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

A forma das Coisas, Espaço.CC - São Paulo, Brasil / 2018

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Mini e uma noite (curated by Claudio Savaget), Copanzinho - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

Reality show (curated by Tiago Carneiro da Cunha)  - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil / 2019

A menina mais feia da turma, Ateliê 397 - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

Antes Tarde Duke Nukem, Deactivated Hospital - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil / 2019

Parabéns (curated by Guilherme Teixeira), Tingua building mezzanine - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

FESTIVAU DE C4NN3$ - sem anos de história, Lona gallery - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

Abraço coletivo (curated by Paula Borghi), Ateliê397 - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

Programa de Exposições TRETA, Ateliê397 - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

A Casa Da Galerista (curated by Maria Monteiro) , Copan - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

Corpo além do corpo (curated by Carollina Lauriano) , Ponder - São Paulo, Brasil / 2019

The Others (curated by Tokio galeria), Brasil Perú Cultural Center - Lima, Peru / 2019

No Borders, Miscelanea Bcn - Barcelona, Spain / 2019

Salad days, Young Space winter online exhibition (curated by Kate Mothes) / 2019

1000 Vases (curadoria Say Hi To), Paris Design Week, Espace Commines - Paris, France / 2018

Conversão (curated by Carlos Issa e Ana Helena Tokutake), Sé gallery - São Paulo, Brasil / 2016

Tattoo the Girl, Mutuo Centro de Arte - Barcelona, Spain / 2012

Ofício Coletivo, Public Archive of the State of Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Alegre, Brasil / 2011

Parede 2010, International Poster Art Festival, Federal Justice Cultural Center - Rio de Janeiro, Brasil / 2010

Mental Mazes (curated by Ryan de la Hoz), Double Punch gallery, San Francisco - CA, USA / 2010

ART FAIR

Feira Plana - fundação bienal de são paulo, São Paulo, SP / 2014 - 2017
as part of Bagaana collective

Guest Country Vol. 2 - Kyoto University of Art and Design - Tokyo art book fair, Tokyo, Japan / 2016
as part of Bagaana collective

Tijuana Fair - Casa do Povo, São Paulo, SP / 2014, 2015, 2016
as part of Bagaana collective

Zine Tent, NY book Art Fair - Moma PS1, NY, USA / 2015
as part of Bagaana collective and plana

Pão de Forma - Parque Lage, Rio de Janeiro, RJ / 2015
as part of Bagaana collective


PUBLICATIONS

Redtubbie / 2017

Apocalypso / 2016

Cabelin, Published by Bagaana / 2016

Revista Void / 2015

Cabelo do Cebolinha #1, #2 e #3, Published by Bagaana / 2014 a 2015

Mutuca, Published by Bagaana / 2014

Zine Falafel #2 / 2012

Weird Lines #1 / 2011

Friend Zone, Published by Blood of the young / 2011

FAQ Magazine #9 / 2011

Revista Saladah #1, #2, #3 / 2011

Universal Slime #1 / 2011


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