Biography
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Victor de Castro


Address:
c/o S. Juillard - Rue de Lausanne 79
1202 Geneva, Switzerland

 
Phone:
0041 (0) 76 482 38 40

 
Email:
iamnotajukebox@gmail.com

 

Date of birth:
August 10, 1977
 
Nationality:
brazilian



 Exhibitions & awards 

Dec 08
Heimatpäckli, Adam Tellmeister
, Group show
Substitüt, Raum für aktuelle Kunst aus der Schweiz - Berlin, Germany

Oct 08
Zoo Art Fair
, Exhibition with 1m3 Gallery
Royal Academy of Arts - London, United Kingdom

Oct 08 / Nov 08
Jeunevois
, Group show
Centre of Photography Geneva - Geneva, Switzerland

Oct 08
Salão de Abril
, Visual Art Festival
Antônio Bandeira Gallery - Fortaleza, Brazil

May 08
Home : “A moving Place”
, Group show
Casa das Onze Janelas - Bélem, Brazil

Apr 08
Natural Poetics, the echo of colour
, Group show
Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC) Ibirapuera - São Paulo, Brazil

Feb 08
Accrochages Vaud 2008
, Group show
Fine Arts Museum Lausanne - Lausanne, Switzerland

Jan 08
Plat(t)form 08
, Portfolio review
• Selected for the top seven portfolios with special mention
Fotomuseum Winterthur - Winterthur, Switzerland
 

Nov 07 / Dec 07
Block 2008
, Presentation of the Block 2008 project
Les Complices* Contemporary Art Space & Editions - Zürich, Switzerland
Projektraum Exex - St Gallen, Switzerland
Circuit - Lausanne, Switzerland

Substitüt, Raum für aktuelle Kunst aus der Schweiz - Berlin, Germany

Jun 07 / Feb 08
BFF Promotion Prize

• Winner of the BFF Promotion Prize of Germany
Willy Brandt Haus - Berlin, Germany
Gruner + Jahr Pressehaus - Hamburg, Germany
Haus der Wirtschaft Baden-Württemberg - Stuttgart, Germany

Jul 07
Transformer II, Group show
Photoforum Centre Pasquart - Bienne, Switzerland
 

Jun 06
Accrochages Vaud 2006, Group show
Fine Arts Museum Lausanne - Lausanne, Switzerland




 Collections 

Contemporary Art Museum Ceará - Ceará, Brazil



 Publications 

Patria Amada - Centre of Photography Geneva, Switzerland, 2008

Wallpaper* Magazine
- Next generation, our stars of tomorrow, UK, 2008

Block 2008
- Les Complices*, FINK Editions, Switzerland, 2007

BFF Prize's exhibition catalog
- Germany, 2007
 

Magazine 360°
- Free portfolio The underworld of princesses, Switzerland, 2007
 

PHOTO Magazine
- Schools of photography contest, France, 2005

World Police & Fire Games
- Calendar 05 for ECAL, Switzerland, 2005
 
 


 Education 

2002 - 2006  
University of Art and Design Lausanne - ÉCAL - Lausanne, Switzerland
Graduate university diploma - Visual Communication - Photography


1999 - 2002  
University of Lausanne /
École de français moderne - Lausanne, Switzerland
Filière diplôme d’enseignement
 

1997

Université René Descartes – Paris V - Psychology - Paris, France
 

1996
Universidade federal do Ceará (UFC) - Psychology - Fortaleza, Brazil


1984 - 1995
High school diploma - Fortaleza, Brazil



 

 Spoken languages  

Portuguese (mother tongue), French, English, Spanish.