Clarissa Diniz

Clarissa Diniz

Clarissa Diniz is a curator and art critic. She has curated numerous exhibitions, among them Refrações – arte contemporânea em Alagoas, co-curated with Bitu Cassundé at the Pinacoteca da UFAL (2010); contidonãocontido, co-curated with Maria do Carmo Nino and EducAtivo Mamam at Museu de Arte Moderna Aloísio Magalhães, Recife-PE (2010); Contrapensamento selvage, co-curated with Cayo Honorato, Orlando Maneschy, and Paulo Herkenhoff at the Instituto Itaú Cultural, SP (2011); Zona tórrida – certa pintura do Nordeste, co-curated with Paulo Herkenhoff for Santander Cultural, Recife (2012); Ambiguações at Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, CCBB Rio de Janeiro (2013); Pernambuco Experimentalat Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, Rio de Janeiro (2013); and Do Valongo à Favela: imaginário e periferia, co-curated with Rafael Cardoso for Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, Rio de Janeiro, 2014. She also serves as the Editor of Tatura and has authored Button-aspects of artistic legitimation (2008); Gilberto Freyre (2010); with Hector Gleyce, she has co-authored Montez Magno (2010) and, with Paul Herkenhoff and Luiz Carlos Monteiro, Critical art in Pernambuco: writings of the twentieth century (2012). Prior to joining MAR, she was Assistant Curator of the Visual Arts Program Directions 2008/2009 (Instituto Itaúcultural, São Paulo). She holds a BA in Fine Arts from the Federal University of Pernambuco and an MA in Arts from the State University of Rio de Janeiro