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1987, São Paulo, SP, Brazil. Lives and works in São Paulo.

Guga Szabzon is an artist and educator. In her research she explores felt as a support for sewing, weaving images in a dialogical process of technique and gesture in which the spontaneity of the line answers to the speed of the machine. In her recent works - which are materialized in different dimensions - the lines trace the felt's surfaces impetuously, creating vibrant compositions of colors and movements or resembling landscapes, maps, and cartographic studies. In abstract works, the lines, dots, and fragmented geometric shapes constitute a continuous movement of syncopated rhythm. In addition to her practice are sketches and annotations by the artist, who collects poetic writings, words, and other fragments of everyday life derived from careful observation of the world, as important in her process as the studio routine.

She graduated in Visual Arts from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado - FAAP, in 2009, and from Faculdade Paulista de Artes - FPA, in 2010. In the same year she was selected for the artistic residency program Brasil goes Berlin, funded by the German government. In 2009, she was part of Projeto Tripé at Sesc Pompeia and, in 2012, Szabzon participated in the exhibition program at Centro Cultural São Paulo - CCSP. In 2014, she was part of the artist residency programme organized by artist Elisa Bracher at Instituto Acaia in São Paulo and in 2016, she participated in the artist residency programme of A Ilha in Lisbon. In 2018, Szabzon integrated the group show A Vastidão dos mapas, curated by Agnaldo Farias, at Palacete das Artes, in Salvador and the group show Hóspede, at Fundação Ema Klabin. That same year she was one of the artists who performed activation of works of the 33rd Bienal de São Paulo. In 2019, her work became part of the permanent collection of the Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR.

Among her solo shows are Tremor, at Millan, Sao Paulo, curated by Cristiano Raimondi, in 2023; dia e noite, ainda é longe?, at Galeria Superfície, São Paulo, curated by Diego Matos in 2021; O Começo de uma coisa maior e de um dilema, curated by Galciani Neves, Galeria Superfície, São Paulo and Tudo que criamos passa a existir, Sesc Ipiranga, SP, both in 2019; In 2017, Como é que eu sabia?, Galeria Superfície, Sao Paulo; Atlas/Salta, at the same place and Um nó deve ter duas importantes qualidades, poder ser desatado facilmente, e ao mesmo tempo não se desfazer sozinho, at Casa Samambaia, in São Paulo, 2015, and Raspadinha, curated by Thais Rivitti, at Galeria Transversal, in 2012.