Artist Talk: Johab Silva

Saturday / May 4 / 2 - 3 PM

Join MoCA Arlington Resident Artist Johab Silva on Saturday, May 4 at 2 pm for an artist talk about “Tales From The New World” in the Wyatt Resident Gallery at MoCA Arlington. Silva will talk about the backstory that inspired the exhibition and walk visitors through his futuristic interpretation of Brazil’s colonization by the Portuguese in 1500. This talk is free; registration not required.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Johab Silva
b. 1982, Paraiba, Brazil
Lives in Reston, VA

Working in NFTs, VR, generative media and performance art, Brazilian artist Johab Silva explores environmental issues, time and chance, and the fabrication, consumption, and collection of digital media. Johab Silva holds an MFA from Maine College of Art & Design and a Graduate degree in Arts in Education from the Corcoran College of Art & Design.  Silva’s works have been exhibited nationally and internationally at venues including The NKR Neuer Kunstraum (Düsseldorf, Germany); Santo André Museum of Art (São Paulo, Brazil); The Corcoran Gallery of Art (Washington, DC); Transformer Gallery (Washington, DC); The Kreeger Museum (Washington, DC); The Institute of Contemporary Art (Portland, ME) and Cody Gallery at Marymount University (Arlington, VA).  Silva’s works have been reviewed in The Washington Post, Sculpture Magazine, Cruzeiro do Sul Newspaper, PBS, and many other media venues.

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