Spanish artist born in Segovia – Spain, currently lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
A physicist, interested into the dynamics and mechanisms of nature since he was a child, when he got used to dismount all the toys and rebuild models made out of wood or any other material that was available to him.
During university, he applied to his first job related to software development and later on he made this his business in England. He starts to dedicate himself exclusively to the bond between science, nature, art studies and experiments making by the time he was moving to Brazil, around 2006.
Since then, conceived and realised many different kinds of work, mixing kinetic and poetry based on the mimesis of nature organic and fluid movements, wavy and bouncy, as you can notice in “oysterCube”, “glitterBot” and “fecundation”.
Nowadays he owns a chair at Parque Lage visual arts school in Rio de Janeiro. Solo exhibitions at Amarelonegro at it’s headquarters in Rio and Sao Paulo Special Edition during SP-Art Fair, and also has works selected to ArtRio Fair in 2012 and 2014 and currently at Modern Art Museum of Rio de Janeiro.
His artistic activities expanded trough the field of performance, he acts making momentary tattoos in many social and cultural contexts, even at the beach. He is also known by his outrageous appearances full and fuelled of glitter.
Without doubt, Julio Lucio is an artist connected to the media demands and pulsations of his time. Perpetuates in a career engaged with hard discipline and method, always achieving success with his joy, creativity and irreverence. Surprising, witty and simple, he attends to the calls of his imagination and also makes collaboration or technology support for other artists with the same ease, versatility and competence.