Antonio Carlos (Tonico) Lemos Auad was born in 1968, in Belém, Pará.
He has a degree in Urban Architecture, FAU/USP.
With a CAPES scholarship he obtained a Master’s degree at the Goldsmith University of London. He uses drawings, installations and photography to expose the daily experiences, most of the time unnoticed, for greater reflection and awareness. He lives and works in London. Recently he exhibited his artwork at a solo exhibition at Aspen Art Museum (Colorado).
His recent exhibitions include the traveling exhibition “The British Art Show 06”, 2005-2006, organized by Hayward Gallery (London), “Trial Balloons/ Globos Sonda”, 2006, at MUSAC – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo (Castilla y Leon), “Art Circus (Jumping from the Ordinary)”, 2005, at International Triennale of Contemporary Art (Yokohama), “Beck’s Futures”, 2004, at Institute of Contemporary Arts (London)/CCA (Glasgow), and “Adaptive Behavior”, at the New Museum of Contemporary Art (New York).
The Folkestone Triennial, 2011, England. A solo exhibition at Centro Cultural São Paulo, 2011, São Paulo. “Textile Art and the Social Fabric”, 2009, Muhka, Antwerp.