Gabriel Moraes Aquino

Relational Art, Multidisciplinary Art, Installation, Performance.Multimedia, Video, Photography, Art Therapy, Contextual Art

Basic profile

Born in 1994 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Gabriel Moraes Aquino live sand works in Paris. He graduated from the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 2020. Photographic plasticity is often found in the practice of Gabriel Moraes Aquino. His attachment to the “local” scale and to the relationships that develop there is already apparent, working regularly in situ. Many trips border the career of Moraes Aquino, who has never the less settled in France since 2017. Upon leaving the Beaux-Arts de Paris in 2020, it is a roaming of residences between the Cité des Arts, the Fiminco Foundation and now at Artagon Pantin. The community that he integrates there gives birth to the most recent project of the artist reconciling collaboration and the environment of the performance that he likes. Battle Piece (2022 -present) revolves around a community of dancers and a collaboration with Nicolas Faubert. Orchestration of duels of hip hop and various styles, the face-to-face breaks down barriers between established groups in rhythm, crystallizes time around bodies in motion.