Nuno Ramos (born 1960 in São Paulo) studied Philosophy at the University of São Paulo and is active as a painter, graphic artist, sculptor, writer and filmmaker. He lives and works in São Paulo. He has represented Brazil at the Venice Biennale in 1995 and the São Paulo Biennial (in 1985, 1989, 1994 and 2010). In 2006 he was presented with the Barnett Newton Foundation’s Grand Award in recognition of his life’s work. In 2008 he was awarded the Portugal Telecom Prize for Literature for his book ‘Ó’. In the final stages of the most recent Brazilian Presidential election in 2018 he staged the performance AOS VIVOS – DEBATE No.3 (TERRA EM TRANSE) at the Instituto Moreira Salles with a large cast as an improvised live re-enactment of the Brazilian news channel Globo lasting several hours.