Yacunã Tuxá

Yacunã Tuxá is a prominent activist and indigenous artist hailing from the Tuxá people of Rodelas, Bahia, Brazil. Her journey is intricately tied to the struggle for indigenous rights and artistic expression that resonates with the plurality and resilience of indigenous women.

With multifaceted skills, Yacunã shines as an illustrator, painter, and writer. Her art focuses on the intersections of race, gender, and sexuality, exploring recurring themes that deeply resonate within her works. Her talent and dedication have led her to showcase her creations in some of Brazil’s most renowned art institutions, including the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Museu de Arte do Rio, Instituto Tomie Ohtake, and Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand.


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Salvador, Bahia, Brasil