POLAR JUXTAPOSITION / The Dead Sea- 1. Round fabrics of various sizes, with diametres of 10, 20, 30, 40 and 50 cm (synthetic and oil) gouache on the wall 300 x 800 cm, 2009 (Photo: Patrick Grosner)
Goiânia, 1961. Has lived and worked in Brasília since 1972.
Degree in Plastic Arts from the University of Brasília (1979/1985). Master in Art at the Chelsea College of Art and Design, London (1990/1991), with a scholarship from the British Council. Professor of the Departament of Visual Arts at the University of Brasilia since 1993. Award winner at the National Art Exhibition in Goiás, 2005, the Brasilia Award for Visual Arts in 1998, the Plastic Arts Exhibition at DF in 1991 and 1987 and at the 9th National Exhibition of Plastic Arts, Rio de Janeiro, in 1986.
Rocha has pieces in the following public collections: Culutral Centre of Fine Art, Lima, Peru; MAC, Goiânia, GO; EAV-UFG, Goiânia, GO; Jaime Câmara Foundation, Goiânia, GO; MAB, Brasília, DF; FUNDAJ, Recife, PE; MASC, Florianópolis, SC; MARCO, Campo Grande, MS y FUNARTE, Rio de Janeiro, RJ.
Elder Rocha is represented in Brazil by Laura Marsiaj gallery, Rio de Janeiro, and Moura Marsiaj gallery, São Paulo.
POLAR JUXTAPOSITION, Edited Travel Memories. Grafiti on paper, each 24 x 32 cm, 2009 (Photo: Patrick Grosner)
POLAR JUXTAPOSITION, Edited Travel Memories. Watercolour and Grafiti on paper, each 29,5 x 42 cm, 2009 (Photo: Patrick Grosner)
POLAR JUXTAPOSITION, Edited Travel Memories. Grafiti on paper, each 29,5 x 42 cm, 2009 (Photo: Patrick Grosner)
UNSTABLE LANDSCAPES. Gouache, photograph and gold sheet on wall 4 x 4 x 2.6 m, 2008 (Photo: Thomas Erh)
UNSTABLE LANDSCAPES. Gouache, Indian ink, grafiti and acryllic resin on paper, 140 x 210 cm, 2007 (Photo: Cicero Bezerra)
SEA BAR -1, 2009, rounded fabrics of various sizes en a synthetic glaze and oil and a gouache on the wall (Photo: Julia Malafaia)
SEA BAR-2. Compost pictures, 2008, oil and acryllic on canvas 70x90 cm, 50x40 cm and 90x70 cm (Photo: Julia Malafaia)
THE TV TURNED ITSELF ON. Gouache and nanquim on paper, each 57 x 76 cm (Photo: Marcelo Feijó)
UNRECOGNIZING. Acryllic inks, parquet cut madeira, plotter bubble wrapped with methacrylate on the wall, 15 x 5x 3 m. Installation of the display Gentil Reversão, CCBB, Brasilia (Photo: Marcelo Feijó)