2023-24 TAIS Artist in Residence

TAIS Welcomes Vinicius Sanchez, also known as Vico, as the 2023-24 TAIS Artist in Residence! We are excited that Vinicius will join us July 13-August 16th at TAIS studios!

Vinicius de Aguiar Sanchez (b. 1987, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), also known as Vico, is an interdisciplinary artist whose practice spans animation, print, sculpture and sound. His works address imaginaries from mythology, Latin American folklore and science fiction. Conjuring a range of characters and beings, Vico reflects on embodied perspectives of a layered immigrant experience.

He has exhibited in several exhibitions and film festivals, including the Leonard ; Bina Ellen Gallery, Montréal, QC, The Robert C. Williams Paper Animation Film Festival, Atlanta, GA (USA), MIT Sciex Film Festival, Cambridge, MA (USA) and The Center for Book Arts, NY(USA).

Vico is currently an M.F.A. candidate in Print-media at Concordia University, in Montréal, Canada and has attended Tufts University/School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (B.F.A. 2011) and the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy (Post Baccalaureate 2012).

Check out his work on his Instagram and Vimeo.