Beto Shwafaty, Remediations, 2010 – 2014, Installation, dimensions variable. Installation view, Paço das Artes, 2014
Beto Shwafaty (b. 1977, Brazil) is an artist, critic, and researcher based in Brazil. He produces installations, videos, and sculptural objects using a diverse array of methodologies, such as curatorial thinking, institutional strategies, criticism, and archival research. Recent solo exhibitions include: Parque Funcional, Complexo Cultural Funarte, Brazil, and Hablemos de Reparaciones, Prometeogallery, Milan, Italy (2017); and Risk Contract, Luisa Strina gallery, São Paulo (2015). In 2013 he published The Life of the Centers, a docu-fiction photobook in which historical and urban fluxes of development of three regions of São Paulo are explored. Shwafaty is represented by Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, and Galeria Prometeo, Milan.