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Thiago Jesus

Thiago Jesus is a creative producer, programme manager, researcher, curator and visual artist, with extensive experience within knowledge exchange, cultural innovation and social justice. Over the past 7 years, Thiago has worked on cross-cultural initiatives between Brazil and the UK with People’s Palace Projects, arts research centre at Queen Mary University of London. Thiago has recently produced a pilot programme of artistic residencies at the Kuikuro Indigenous territory in the Xingu, Amazon region, and is currently leading the prototyping of an immersive experience at the Horniman Museum in London, mixing augmented reality technologies and contemporary indigenous practices. He has previously managed a two-year research on police violence and culture in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, produced three new adaptations of Shakespearean plays in Brazil, two BBC World Service radio documentaries on social development, the installation Mapping the Kuikuro at Tate Modern, and the World in London exhibition at The Photographers’ Gallery.