Bio and CV

mayra sérgio


Mayra Sérgio was born in Rio de Janeiro and is currently based in Amsterdam.


Previously, she studied Cinema and worked for 5 years as a Set Designer in Brazil. Through her studies at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, she was able to combine the sense of narrative acquired on her previous practice with the Dutch approach to material research. Her work investigates identity, memory and immigration through a sensorial scope.

Her work has been featured at Frame Magazine and the New York Times amongst other publications.


The artist is currently supported by the Mondriaan Founds Young Talent grant.




2016 BA of Arts in Design, Inter-Architecture Department, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam.

2008 BA in Cinema, Universidade Federal Fluminense Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.



2018-2019 Mondriaan Fonds – Werkbijdrage Jong Talent



2018 Solo show at ISOamsterdam, Amsterdam (NL)



2018 The Explore Store, Rotterdam (NL)



2018 In collaboration with KHURTOVA / BOURLANGES at Josilda da Conceição Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2017 Frame Magazine and Gaggenau, London (UK)



2017 Tijdlijk Museum at Bijlmerbajes, Amsterdam (NL)

2017 REVERB & RESIDUE at Radion, Amsterdam (NL)

2017 Ventura Lembrate, Milan (IT)

2017 Talente 2017, Munich (GE)

2017 Object at Art Rotterdam Week, Rotterdam (NL)


2016 This Art Fair at Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam (NL)

2016 Kunstlijn Haarlem, Haarlem (NL)

2016 Verborgen Stegen Festival, Schiedam (NL)

2016 The Graduation Show Gerrit Rietveld Academie (NL)

2016 Borders & Migrations at Radion, Amsterdam (NL)


2015 Disclosing at Castrum Perigrini, Amsterdam (NL)


2014 Anticipated Decay at Service Garage, Amsterdam (NL)





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