Janaina Tschãpe


Born in Munich, Germany, in 1973, Janaina Tschäpe spent a great deal of her childhood in São Paulo, Brazil, her mother’s hometown. In 1992 she moved to Hamburg and attended the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, where she received her degree in fine art. Tschäpe has exhibited extensively in numerous solo and group exhibitions. Her most recent solo shows include Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, 2006; Contemporary Museum of Art, St Louis, 2006; Paço das Artes, São Paulo, 2006; Galerie Xippas, Athens, 2007, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, 2007 and Fortes Vilaca, São Paulo, 2009. She currently lives and works in New York.


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