Walmor Corrêa

Walmor Corrêa was born in Florianópolis, Brazil, in 1961. His visual work has been shown in museums around the world and his 2005 series known as "Unheimlich", shown here, has been included in many group shows, including Cryptozoology, in the United States. His work questions the referentiality in the language of so-called realist/naturalist painting, by dedicating the precision of scientific language to mythical beings which inhabit the legends of Brazilian folklore and culture. The artist lives and works in Porto Alegre, Brazil.