Johab Silva is a native Brazilian who has lived and worked in Washington, D.C. since 2008, and he is one of the founding members of Kicker Collective. His undergraduate and graduate education is from the Corcoran College of Art and Design. Silva’s ongoing research explores themes of appropriation, materiality, space, and environmental issues. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, including The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Transformer Gallery, Miami Art Palace, and the Santo Andre Museum of Art. Recent/upcoming exhibitions include Cody Gallery, KunstHaus Gallery, Touchstone Gallery, and Kreeger Museum (2020). His work has been published in The Washington Post, Art in America, and Sculpture Magazine, and are also found in many public and private collections.
Wall paint on wood Dimensions: Variable Cody Gallery, Arlington, VA 2019
Dimensions variable 2019 On view at Marymount University
Video Projection 00:27 sec (mp4) Dimension: Variable 2019
Plexiglass, automotive paint, dies. Dimensions: Variable 2019
Media: 32 LCD monitor (Interactive projection), 14 PVM Sony Triniton Monitor, Mac Mini, Ipad Mini, Plants, concrete blocks, reclaimed church speaker Audio: “Forests Squares” Created by Stephanie Yu (3:04 mp4) Dimensions: Varies Year: 2019
Reclaimed columns, reclaimed chain-saw, spray paint, latex Dimensions: 112 x 17 x distance between them varies 2019