brickworks, 2017 
photos: Julia Baumfeld
Lucas Kröeff is a Brazilian visual artist. He develops his works in a free interface between independent initiatives, art institutions and book publishers, producing Installations, objects, books,  videos and ephemeral collective experiments. Kröeff explores the relationship between history, politics, the collective imagination and the construction of his own subjectivity, in a process of building exchange networks as well as a systematic procedures for organizing everyday life bringing concepts and poetic incursion. His works have already been presented at 11th São Paulo Architecture Biennial, Cambridge Museum of Technology, São Paulo Cinematheque, Museum of Mines and Metal in Belo Horizonte, IIIX International Festival of Videoart of Barcelona, ARCOMadrid among other institutions and art galleries. In 2015 he received the Sustainability Art Prize in Cambridge (UK).
As part of his process, Lucas Kröeff actively develops book covers and book collections in an intricacy between concepts and forms of drawing with alphabets. He has already made book covers for Masha Alyokhina, Félix Guattari, Harriet Jacobs, Walter Benjamim, Franz Kafka, Fernando Pessoa, Celso Favaretto, Paul D. Escott, Baudelaire, Machiavelli, HP Lovecraft, Fernand Deligny, Stéphane Mallarmé and many other authors.

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adress:
Cite Internationale des Arts
18 rue de l'Hôtel de Ville, 75004
Paris, France
Téléphone :
+33(0)1 42 78 71 72
Studio 8117

contact:
lucaskroeff@gmail.com



CV




Selected Projects


Discurso de Posse. Published in the newspaper O Turvo, São Paulo [BR] 2020

Hotline, collaboration with Martina Morger. Residency Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris [FR] 2020

Incomplete Lexicon of Art, ARCOMadrid. Madrid [SP]
2020

Art Agency, in collaboration with Ana Ballester, Cité Internationale des Arts. Paris [FR]
2020

Quadradocirculo, in collaboration with Hedra editions. São Paulo [BR] 2019

Alan 14 Romualdo 14222, curated by Bia Bittencourt, Casa Plana. São Paulo [BR]
2019

Nada, mas na Cinemateca Brasileira, curated by Bia Bittencourt, Cinemateca Brasileira. São Paulo [BR]
2019

Sétimo Andar (Brickworks), Almeida Art Residency. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2017

Newstand (Banca), temporary public instalation. Belo Horizonte [BR]
2016



Residencies & Awards


Cité Internationale des Arts. Paris [FR] 2020

ESPAI, oriented by Nydia Negromonte e Marcelo Drummond. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2014

Sustainability Art Prize [Awarded], Global Sustainability Institute. Cambridge [EN]
2015 and 2016

Video nas Aldeias, oriented by Divino Tserewahú, UFMG Winter Festival of Diamantina [BR] 2013

Resgate:Maletta, Residência Restaurante Popular. Belo Horizonte. [BR] 2013

Casa da Cidade oriented by Graziela Kunsch, Wellington Cançado, Fernanda Regaldo, Tande Campos. Diamantina [BR] 2012
Selected group exhibitions
and festivals


Amanhã há de ser outro dia, Demain sera un autre jour, curated by Sofía Lanusse,
SAMStudio Iván Argote - Les Grandes-Serres de Pantin.
Paris [FR] 2020

Um erro Inesperado Aconteceu, curated by Nydia Negromonte and Marcelo Drummond, Galeria Periscópio. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2019

Timeline 4. Festival Internacional de Video Arte. Curated by Joacélio Batista and Carlos Magno.
Belo Horizonte [BR]
2018


Xenon, Galeria Mamacadela. Curated by Ian Gavião e Felipe Filgueiras. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2018

11a Bienal de Arquitetura de São Paulo.
Curated by Marcos Rosa. 
São Paulo [BR]
2017


FIF - Festival Internacional de Fotografia. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2017

Mostra Curto Circuito:Piolho Nababo+EDITORA+4y25, curated by Gabriela Carvalho,  Galeria GTO Sesc Paladium. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2016
Nowhere Project, Sustainability Art Prize [Awarded], Global Sustainability Institute, Ruskin Gallery. Cambridge [EN]
2016


Conversations with Time, Cambridge Museum of Technology. Cambridge [EN]
2015


Sustainability Art Prize [Awarded], curated by Sergio Fava - Global Sustainability Institute, Ruskin Gallery. Cambridge [EN]  2015

Cabezas Flutuantes, Museu das Minas e do Metal. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2015

Bang Festival: IIIX International Festival of Video art of Barcelona [SP] 2014

Expedição-Publicação, curated by Nydia Negromonte and Marcelo Drummond, ESPAI. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2014

Dia-Mundo, curated by Rodrigo Brum, EXA (Espaço Experimental de Arte). Belo Horizonte [BR]
2014


Cartografias do Comum, curated by Indisciplinar, Espaço UFMG do Conhecimento. Belo Horizonte [BR] 2014

Copa do Mundo 2014 (MAPA:/), curated by Gabriela Carvalho, Sesc Palladium. Belo Horizonte [BR]
2014
Research groups



Quadradocirculo 2019 - on going São Paulo [BR] Editor and partner. Art plataform in Brazil and France focused on the production of conceptual books.

Hedra Editions 2019 - on going São Paulo [BR] Editor and art director. Contributes by developing visual identities and graphic designs. www.hedra.com.br

Newstand (Banca) 2016 - 2019 Belo Horizonte [BR] Project for collective creation in art and education. Newstand located in the city of Belo Horizonte for the commercialization of independently produced publications, a street library open to the public, workshops and performances.

Casa Plana
2019
São Paulo [BR]
Curator for site specific art propositions.
casaplana.org

ESCOLA DA CIDADE
2018-2019
São Paulo [BR]
Coordinates the graphic
production in publishing.

Cosmópolis
2018
Belo Horizonte [BR]
Cosmópolis is a research group dedicated to the investigation of the spatial practices that constitute the multiple cosmologies, insurgencies and urban coexistences, the group aims to study, prototype and spread new imaginary to everyday life through curatorships, actions, pedagogies, projects and editorial experiments, and in dialogue with the arts, politics and traditional knowledge.

Atpress
2015
London/ Cambridge [EN]
Collaborative art plataform focused on  reseachs, exhibitions and publishing around the concept of apropriation, copyright and decolonialism.
Education



2011-2018
School of
Architecture and Design/ Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Bachelor of Design. Belo Horizonte [BR]

2014 -2016
Cambridge School of Art - Anglia Ruskin University. Cambridge, [EN] Scholarship by CNPQ