Chico Dub

Curator

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Chico Dub is a curator and artistic director working in the fields of experimental music and sound art living in Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. He is the curator and general director of international advanced music festival Novas Frequências, which takes place in Rio since 2011, and a member of the advisory board of SIM (São Paulo International Music Week).

Former music curator of Centro Cultural São Paulo and project manager of Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council, in the context of South America, he has curated for dozens of festivals, residencies and art shows such as In/Out Festival (digital, 2020-2021), Labverde – Artistic Immersion in the Amazon (Manaus, 2020), Virada Cultural (São Paulo, 2020), Canção Enigmática: relations between art and sound in the MAM Rio collections (Rio de Janeiro’s Museum of Modern Art, 2019-2020); Lado B: the vinyl record in contemporary Brazilian art (Sesc Belenzinho, São Paulo, 2019), Videoex (Zurich, 2019), ArtSonica Artistic Residence (Rio, 2019), Escuchar (Sonidos Visuales) (Buenos Aires, 2018), Red Bull Music Academy São Paulo (2017), Gambiarra Sonora (Festspielhaus Hellerau, Dresden, 2016), Red Bull Music Pulso (São Paulo, 2016), World Stages Residency (Theatre Royal Stratford East, London, 2015), Cine-Seizure (Arnolfini – Center for Contemporary Arts, Bristol, 2014).

The music line-up of Chico’s dreams is Earth, Swans, Moritz Von Oswald Trio, Ben Frost, Shackleton, Nozinja, Charlemagne Palestine, Pauline Olivieros, Lonnie Holley, and The Caretaker.