Bio

Tiago Coelho (b. Santo Antônio da Patrulha, Brazil, 1985) majored in Film (Porto Alegre, Brazil) and holds a Master’s in Photojournalism from EFTI (Madrid, Spain). He is currently a professor of Photography at Unisinos University and works as a freelance documentary photographer.

 
Honorable Mention at the POY LATAM (Pictures of the Year). Barcelona, 2017.

Honorable Mention at the FINI 2017 (Festival Internacional de la Imagen). Hidalgo, México, 2017.

Was nominated for the Infinity Awards 2017. ICP – International Center of Photography. New York.

Winning (2 place) at Prêmio Fundação Conrado Wessel de Arte 2015. São Paulo, 2016.

Winning (2 place) at FINI 2016 (Festival Internacional de la Imagen). Hidalgo, México, 2016.

Was selected at the Caminos Conjuntos MUFF – Festival de Fotografia. Montevideo, Uruguay, 2016.

Was selected at the World Press Photo Masterclass Latin América. México, 2015.

Photoquai 05, Musée Du Quai Branly, Paris, France. 2015.

Was nominated for the Joop Swart Masterclass 2015 and 2017 (World Press Photo) and for the Foam Paul Huf Award 2013.

 

Solo Exhibitions:

– “Balneário Alegria”. Ateliê da Imagem Espaço Cultural. Rio de Janeiro, RJ. 2016.

– “Per conoscere la pietra, frequentala”. Verzasca Foto Festival. Sonogno, Switzerland, 2016.

– “Partly Cloudy”, Mascate Gallery. Porto Alegre, Brasil. Project developed with Régis Duarte. 2015

– “The Marketing”, Lianzhou Foto Festival, Lianzhou, China. 2014

– “La Voz de la Ropa”, Fotogalería Ciudad Vieja, Cdf de Montevideo, Uruguai. Project developed with Régis Duarte. 2014

– “É Tudo Teatro”, Galeria Mascate, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2013.

– “A Voz da Roupa”. Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana, Galeria Virgílio Calegari. Porto Alegre, Brazil. Project developed with Régis Duarte. 2012.

– “Doña Ana.” Galeria Alicia D’Amico. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2013.

– “The Voice of Clothing”, SVET Gallery, PhotoVISA Festival, Krasnodar, Russia. Project developed with Régis Duarte. 2012.

– “Doña Ana.” MUMbat, Museo de Bellas Artes de Tandil. Tandil, Argentina. 2012.

– “A Voz da Roupa”. Usina do Gasômetro, Galeria dos Arcos. Porto Alegre, Brazil. Project developed with Régis Duarte. 2012.

– “Dona Ana”. Santander Cultural, FestFotoPoa. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2010.

– “Argentum”. Casa de Cultura Mário Quintana. Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2008.

 

Some of his major group exhibitions include:

- “FINI 2017 – Finalistas de fotografia y tecnicas alternativas”. Centro Cultural Universitário La Garza. Hidalgo, México. 2017.

- “FINI 2016 – Finalistas de fotografia y tecnicas alternativas”. Centro Cultural Universitário La Garza. Hidalgo, México. 2016.

– “We are Family” Photoquai 05 – biennale des images du monde. Musée Du Quai Branly, Paris, França. 2015.

– “Latin American Contemporary Photography” DIPE festival, Dali, China.  2015.

– “Brazilian Contemporary Photography”. FestFotoPOA, MARGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2015.

-“CARO, CARA – retratos correspondentes no acervo do MARGS e artistas convidados.” MARGS, Porto Alegre, Brasil. 2015.

- “Tempo Movimento”. Prêmio Diário Contemporâneo, 6th ed. Espaço Cultural das 11 Janelas, Belém do Pará, Brazil. 22/04/2014 – 28/06/2015.

– “Retrato Incerto”. Foto em Pauta Tiradentes 5th ed., 2015. Minas Gerais, Brazil. Project developed with Coletivo GARAPA, for Baita Profissional group. 03/2015

– “Photographers From Latin America in Moscow”. ROSIZO State Center, Moscou, Russia. 18/12/14 – 18/01/15.

– “Sonosno, finestre sul mondo”. Outdoors exhibition, Verzasca Valley, Switzerland. 11/09/14 – 14/10/14

– “KATAKATA”. Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana (MACRS), Porto Alegre, Brazil. 07/14

– “Neblina – A Fotografia no Acervo do MACRS”. Usina do Gasômetro, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 11/06/14 – 20/07/14

– “Acervo Permanente”. Memorial de Curitiba. Curitiba, Brazil. 21/11/13 – 21/01/14.

– “Fulano de Tal – Retratos Reunidos”. Galeria Mascate, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 13/03/2013 – 20/04/2013

– “A Imagem da Palavra”. Centro de Exposições Subte, Montivideo, Uruguai. 2012

– “Click, Clak, Action”. Festival de Cinema de Avanca, Avanca, Portugal. 16/06/11 – 30/07/11.

– “ATO, Fotografias de Leonardo Remor e Tiago Coelho. Usina do Gasômetro, 4th floor Gallery, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 17/06/10 – 17/07/10

– “Artendencias”. Espacio El Cubo, Madrid, Spain. 2009.

– “Paralelos, Fotografias de Gradozero”. Galeria El Escaparate de San Pedro, Madrid, Spain. 22/04/08 – 10/05/08.

– “20+20–El Presente y el Futuro de la Fotografia”. Galeria Casa de Vacas, Madri, Spain. 05/07/07 – 15/08/07.

– “Photo España 2007, Alumnos Master 2006/2007ʺ″. Espacio OFF, EFTI, Madri, Spain. 06/07/07 – 31/07/07.

– “Coleção Pirelli/MASP de Fotografia, 15th ed.”. MASP, São Paulo, Brazil. 23/11/06 – 28/01/07.

– “A Pele Rural”. Santander Cultural, Porto Alegre, Brazil. 2006.

 

Projections:

– “3rd Documentary Photography Days”. Istambul, Turquia. 2016.

– “La Noche Latinoamericana de Proyecciones”, promovido pelo coletivo Paradocs  e “Fotoperiodismo Por La Paz Juan Antonio Serrano” em Quito, Equador. Abril de 2016.

– “Paraty em Foco 2015 -Tenda Multimídia” Paraty, RJ, Brasil. 2015.

 

Finalist in the “VI Prêmio Diário Contemporâneo de Fotografia″ 2015 photo award. Belém do Pará, Brazil.

Finalist in the Cabo Verde Festival 2015 open call, Cape Verde.

Winning Portfolio Review at FestFotoPoa 2011, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

 

Collections:

Photographs featured in private and public collections such as: Pirelli / MASP photograph collection, Joaquim Paiva collection, MACRS and EFTI.