Marcos Bonisson (BR), Khalil Charif (BR)

Marcos Bonisson is an artist with a Master degree in Science of Art (UFF). He lives and works in the city of Rio de Janeiro. He also holds a degree in Literature (UNESA) and a post-graduate degree in Art and Culture (UCAM). He studied engraving, drawing, cinema and photography at EAV Parque Lage (1977-1981). Participated in the 27th International Biennial of São Paulo in 2006. Published the book Arpoador (Editora Nau, 2011) and the catalog Pulsar (Binocular Publishing House, MAM, 2013). His most recent solo exhibitions were at the Museum of Modern Art in Rio de Janeiro in 2013 and the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP-Paris) in 2015.

Khalil Charif is an artist, born in Rio de Janeiro. In late 90’s, studied at Parsons School and New York University. Afterwards, he attended the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage, in his hometown, and obtained a post-graduate degree in Art History at PUC-Rio (among further studies in Art-Philosophy). He was one of the recipients of the awards: “Prêmio Interações Florestais 2011” (Brazil), “ExperimentoBIO 2013” (Spain), Special Prize „Art Nova 100” in the „Arte Laguna Prize 2017” (Italy). Among his exhibitions are: “Triennale of Contemporary Art”, Czech Rep., 2008; „Dublin Biennial”, Ireland, 2014; „XIX Bienal de Cerveira”, Portugal, 2017; „BIENALSUR”, Argentina, 2019.