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Janaina Wagner

Born in 1989, São Paulo, Brazil

Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil, Roubaix, France


Janaina Wagner works in video, photography, drawing, installation and scenography. The Brazilian artist is interested in the ways humans impose structures of control and order upon the environment. Frequently appropriating found footage and materials, Wagner depicts post-apocalyptic scenes, images of dark, gloomy forests and bizarre man-made structures. An example of the latter is the film, Ventura (2018), which documents a gigantic elephant that is a tourist attraction in Nantes, France, that c...Read more