Luiza Jesus do Prado, known as Luiza Prado (b. 1988 Guaratinguetá / Br), is a Brazilian transdisciplinary artist. Prado integrates the search for solutions through the intersection between art and science. Her research-practice that involves sexuality linked to psychiatric and neurological issues from an anti-colonial and anti-capitalist perspective.
Its proposal is the reprocessing and desensitization of traumas and memories and its neural rescue through art linked to other disciplines such as technology, physics, neuroscience, psychiatry.
In 2014, he held an artistic residency at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bogotá (Colombia) derived from his central research, entitled Colonized Sexuality, a situation that consequently his work “Gula” was added to the permanent collection of the Museum, he also participated in the Latin American Symposium, Project Showcase at the Memorial da América Latina, which was part of the stand - Brazil-Colombia.
In performance, he has participated in public actions such as the Performatus Exhibition by Cia Excessos and also in the project "Presença Permeável" on Paço das Artes at the Municipal Theater of São Paulo in 2017. In 2017 was also invited to Pacific Standard Time LA / LA, which took place at the Muzeu in Anaheim with its project entitled “We The People”, a work that was later exhibited at the Casablanca International Biennial in Morocco, in the same year also participated in the second Biennial of Photography and Video of the Shangai at the Chongqing Museum of Contemporary Art in China with his short film series entitled “Reincarnate”.
In 2018, she participated in the Cairo Biennial - Something Else in Egypt with the work “Sinto Muito”.
She has participated in fairs such as Scope Miami (USA), Stroke Art Fair (DE), Room Art Fair (ES), Feminismen Halle (DE) exhibitions in Brazil and Latin America and in some European countries, exhibitions like (DIS) OBEDIENT -Art Serve (USA), Yes And No More (FR), Meduja Mujer (CO), Trabalha-Dores do Cú - Maus Hábitos (PT), among many others.
In addition to MAC Bogotá, he also has works in the permanent collections of the Enter Art Foundation in Berlin and the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art in Cusco, Peru.