My practice as an artist is informed by and intersected with my engagement within Berlin’s queer collective scene. I strive to develop forms of collaborating, producing and exhibiting that challenge the traditional concept of individual authorship.

Alongside this modus operandi, I am creating a camp visual universe which is representative of a unique, queer existence and links class-bound, d.i.y. aesthetics with “Hollywood- techniques” made accessible by free releases of state-of-the-art softwares in the last decade. The environments created with these techniques serve to host and potentiate alternative societal models proposed by queer-feminist science-fiction.

time-based endeavours

mishaps in spacetime production
Club Splendida - Season Two
club splendida film still
revolutionary road film still

parallel take-offs

Parallel Take-offs presents a series of collages, a sandbox for a visual language developed over time through learning new techniques, mixing 2D and 3D elements, both with photography and with computer generated elements.

Carrier Bags of Friction - Illustration
Carrier Bags of Friction, 2021 - more...
Switch - workshop series
Switch II, 2019 - more...
Switch - workshop series
Switch I, 2018 - more...
Spirits exhibition - workshop series
Spirits, 2018 - more...
Seen by #7: Moles - Factoid 05
Factoid 5, 2016 - more...

poster & graphic work

Koro - public sculpture
Koro public sculpture, by Jumana Manna, 2023 - more...
Role: Visualization collage on Photoshop
Foragers - film poster
Foragers, by Jumana Manna, 2022, 65' - more...
Role: Poster Design
Octavia's Visions - film poster
Octavia's Visions, by Zara Zandieh, 2021, 17'36" - more...
Role: Poster Design
Krise ist immer - film poster
Krise ist immer, by Dan Dansen, 2020, 60' - more...
Role: Poster Design
Club Splendida - film poster
Club Splendida, by Caio Amado Soares, 2019, 24' - more...
Role: Poster Design
The Sea Runs Thru my Veins - by Zara Zandieh
The Sea Runs Thru My Veins, by Zara Zandieh, Short Documentary, 2018 - more ...
Role: Poster Design
L'assemblé dans un parc - by Michel Wagenschütz
L'assemblée dans un parc, by Michel Wagenschütz, Photography Series, 2018 - more...
Role: Photoshop Compositing and Finishing


Caio is a multidisciplinary artist and filmmaker based in Berlin and Lisbon.

Born in Monte Real, Caio finished Art and Media degrees in the art universities of Lisbon (BA) and Berlin (MA), received scholarships from the Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung in 2015, and from the Berlin Senate in 2022-23 (Elsa-Neumann-Stipendium), and has been part of the Raumerweiterungshalle Collective for 2013-2023, at Berlin Ostkreuz. At the end of 2016, he was nominated with the artist group Moles/Mules for the Bundespreis für Kunststudierende (German federal prize for art students). His works and collaborations have been shown across the globe.

Through queer science-fantasy fiction, and a dash of clumsy humor, he explores social and existential questions brought to him by his experiences of migration, which he has known in different ways - geographical, assigned gender, class (up and down through artistic and educational scholarship funding).
How are these different types of migration interrelated? Who can live where? Which existences or lifestyles are accepted, even possible, across geography, across class?

Stemming from the need to imagine a place of fairness and solidarity, their work analyses the dynamics of self-organised collectivity and those of one’s own changing nature. It is inspired by the worlds created by Ursula K. Le Guin, Octavia E. Butler, Marge Piercy and Samuel R. Delany, providing great insights into different possible societal structures, and helping shape empowering alternatives.

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