Kika Nicolela

Kika Nicolela is a Brazilian artist, filmmaker and independent curator based in Brussels. Having video and new technologies as tools, she proposes experiences that question the stories we make about the world and about ourselves. Graduated in Film Studies by the University of Sao Paulo, Nicolela has also completed a Master of Fine Arts at the Zurich University of the Arts (ZHDK). Kika Nicolela has participated of hundreds of solo and group exhibitions at art institutions worldwide, including the KW Institute for Contemporary Art (DE), the Museum of Image and Sound (BR), National Museum of Contemporary Art (PT), Museum of Modern Art (AR), Parc de La Vilette (FR), Villa Empain/ Boghossian Foundation (BE) and GL Strand (DK). Her videos have been screened and awarded in festivals of more than 30 countries, such as Bilbao International Film Festival, Oberhausen International Short Film Festival, Japan Media Arts Festival and Videoformes. As a curator, Kika Nicolela has developed programs for several festivals and museums, such as the National Gallery (IS), Loop Barcelona (ES), Festival Miden (GR), Transcultures (BE), Ibrida Festival (IT), Wikitopia (HK) and SESC (BR). Since January 2022 Nicolela has been creating, curating and collecting NFTs. She has recently been apointed curator for Her works are placed in private and public collections in Brazil and Europe. Her videos are distributed by Vtape, Heure Exquise and GIV. She is represented by the Galerie Charlot (Paris/Tel Aviv) and Area35 (Milan).