Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta
WHAT’S THE BUZZ : THE BRAZILIAN – PORTUGUESE MUSICIAN, ARCHITECT, PHOTOGRAPHER & INTERMEDIA ARTIST, EMANUEL DIMAS de MELO PIMENTA NOW SERVES ON THE HONORARY BOARD OF EG3 PRIS FILM FESTIVAL.
Emanuel Dimas de Melo Pimenta (born in São Paulo, Brazil, 1957) is a Brazilian-Portuguese (Swiss resident since 2003) musician, architect, photographer and intermedia artist. His works, connecting art and sciences, have been included in art collections and have been recognized by institutions such as the Whitney Museum of New York, the Ars Aevi Contemporary Art Museum, the Venice Biennale, the Kunsthaus Zürich, the Bibliothèque nationale de France at Paris, the MART – Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Rovereto and Trento, and the Shöyen Collection among others.
Emanuel Pimenta studied with Hans-Joachim Koellreuter, Conrado Silva, Eduardo Kneese de Mello, Decio Pignatari, Lygia Clark, and also with Kenzo Tange, Burle Marx, Yona Friedman, Peter Cook (Archigram) and Oscar Niemeyer among others.