BIO:Khalil Charif is an artist, born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1967. In late 90’s, he 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 postgraduate degree in Art History at PUC-Rio. He was one of the recipients of the awards: “Prêmio Interações Florestais” (Brazil, 2011), “ExperimentoBIO” (Spain, 2013), Special Prize in the “Arte Laguna Prize” (Italy, 2017 and 2020). Among his exhibitions are: Triennale of Contemporary Art (Czech Rep., 2008), Dublin Biennial (Ireland, 2014), Bienal de Cerveira (Portugal, 2017 and 2020), BIENALSUR (Argentina, 2019 and 2021), Media Art Biennale WRO (Poland, 2021).
Cinematic Poetry/Video Art
FILM: A spell is cast on the dance floors, and it transforms the atmosphere. An experimental combination of elements, made with archive footage from the 70s and 80s, in Rio de Janeiro.