Interview with Sofia Borges

Date and time
Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Interview with Sofia Borges

As part of the IMAGINE BRAZIL exhibition, Sofia Borges (artist, São Paulo) spoke to Cheryl Sim, Curator at DHC/ART Foundation for Contemporary Art about her work presented in IMAGINE BRAZIL.


Sofia Borges, born 1984, is a visual artist who received her BA in Visual Arts from the Universidade de São Paulo in 2008. In that same year she received four art awards and a subvention for artistic research and production, granted by the State of Pernambuco, Brazil. From 2009 to 2011, Borges presented seven solo shows in Brazil, was selected to Rumos Itaú Cultural, highlighted by Bolsa Iberê Camargo, nominated for the Paul Huf Award, and won the Premio Porto Seguro de Fotografia award. She was also invited to the Photography Club of the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo. In 2012, Borges participated in the 30th São Paulo Biennial. In 2013, she was nominated for the BES Photo Award (Portugal), the Paul Huf Award, and was awarded the acquisition prize with the Programa de Fotografia do Centro Cultural São Paulo. Borges has presented solo shows in Mexico City, Madrid, Paris, Lisbon São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Denver, and Oslo. In 2014 the artist was again nominated for the Paul Huf Award, and presented works in London (UK), Los Angeles, Lyon, São Paulo, Doha, and Beijing. Borges lives between São Paulo and Paris. Recently, her investigative research has turned to pre-historical caves in the South of France.

Photo: Vincent Toi

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