João Paulo Accacio | Jp Accacio

Born 1976, Brazil

Lives and Works in São Paulo


Multimedia artist, photographer and videomaker with a BA in Social Communication with Radio and TV specialty by FAAP - Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado / Sao Paulo (2000), a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication and Image Production Practice): Photography and Audiovisual by Universidade Mackenzie / Sao Paulo (2014) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Photography by FAAP - Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado / Sao Paulo (2017)


Jp produces works in photography, video, installation and performance. His research investigates the constitution and movement of the image under the prism of temporal, spatial and narrative construction, as well as the possibilities of dialogue and coexistence between languages, media and technologies of different periods.


Among the main themes of his interest are the creation of hybrid works that simultaneously shelter the static and moving image, the making of unusual and peculiar temporal narratives, the coexistence between analog and digital and the relations between space and audiovisual, through the exploration and use of diverse equipment and technologies of different ages.


He has been participating in solo and group shows around Brazil and abroad since 2008, having works exhibited at Memorial da América Latina, Funarte, Museu de Arte de Ribeirão Preto, Paadman Projects, Museu da Imagem e do Som de São Paulo, Pinacoteca de São Bernardo do Campo, Casa das Caldeiras, contemporary art galleries and alternative venues. He has also exhibited and presented his works at SESC Santos and SESC Campinas, Red Bull Station, FILE (International Festival of Electronic Language) and Casa da Luz, among others.

​​Jp is the creator and curator of the image-occupation project Entranhamentos, and co-creator and co-curator of the expanded audiovisual exhibition and festival Experimentos Expandidos.

He has taken part in some artistic residencies around Brazil since 2016. His piece intitled “Céu de Céus” is part of the city of São Paulo’s art collection under the care of Centro Cultural São Paulo (CCSP).


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