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Álvaro de Sá

Álvaro de Sá is one of the founders of the avant-garde movement Poema/Processo, which began in 1967. Initially producing verbal poetry, Álvaro began experimenting with other languages from 1962. As part of the movement, he was co-editor of the magazines Ponto 1 e Ponto 2.


In 1972, together with Neide Sá, he produced experimental film-poems. In 1977, he participated in the 14th International Biennial of São Paulo. He also produced essay books on avant-garde, communication and poetry.


Besides being an artist and critic, he was also a chemical engineer and philologist.

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
1935 – 2001

Exhibitions at Galeria Superfície


Poema/Processo: vanguarda e história - Basel, Suíça

50 anos Poema/Processo: uma vanguarda semiológica


A Poesia e as Artes Visuais

Filme Experimental Abstrato Anos 70/80

Collective Exhibitions


Poema-Processo, A Última Vanguarda (14ª Bienal de Curitiba). Museu Municipal de Arte, Curitiba, Brazil.


Arte-Veículo. Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo, Brazil.


50 anos Poema/Processo: Uma Vanguarda Semiológica. Galeria Superfície, São Paulo, Brazil.

Monumental 2017, Arte Móvel. Marina da Glória, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Public Collections

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain.