max wíllà morais (1993/RJ)
Non-binary bicha lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Artist, writer, graduated in Visual Arts at the State University of Rio de Janeiro (2016), master's student in Education at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (2019-2021) and a fellow at the School of Visual Arts at Parque Lage in Mediation (2014) and in the Formation and Deformation Program (2019-2020). Her works of drawing, photography and apparitions mobilize stories, geographies and material and immaterial relations with the world and things. It also investigates the visible and invisible experiences from the black diaspora and from both familiar and unusual encounters. max was nominated for the PIPA award in 2020 and recently exhibited at the gallery A gentil Carioca, at the Museum of Art of Rio and at the Paço Imperial in Rio de Janeiro. Participated in the Residences "Raquel Trindade, Kambinda" at the Museum of Afro-Brazilian History and Culture in Rio de Janeiro, at the Residence "Arrebatrá" at the Centro Municipal Hélio Oiticica / RJ (2019/2020), at the Residence "Entre nos" by Oá Gallery in partnership with the Zen Monastery at Morro da Vargem Zenkoji, 2019; and the Despina residence, in Rio de Janeiro in 2019 and was an educator at the Rio Art Museum (2014-2017). She collaborates with Instituto Maria e João Aleixo in Research, Education and Cultures in Outskirts (2018). In 2018 he debuted with Diambe Daniel Santiso "The dust doesn't want to come out of the Esqueleto", an experimental documentary shown in Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay, Siberia, United Arab Emirates and India, among other places.