Poet, Artist & Entrepreneur

Joåo Mognon Cavalcanti

São Paulo, Brazil

João is a poet, artist and entrepreneur. As an artist he is developing works on the frontier of poetry and contemporary art where he investigates the relationship between language, culture and spirituality.

As an entrepreneur, João is co-founder of BOX1824, one of the world's most renowned future research agencies and the creative agency LIVE. João is also co-founder of KUNUMI, one of the main laboratories of Artificial Intelligence in Latin America where he is head of Creative Culture.

Here is the list of companies in which he worked as partner and/or consultant:

  • ANIMA EDUCAÇÃO: one of the largest Brazilian education groups whose mission is "to transform the country through education";

  • AQUIRIS: a Brazilian gaming studio with global projection;

  • AWAKEN LOVE: global movement for the spread of a lifestyle linked to conscious love;

  • BOX1824: a globally recognized human behavior and trend research institute;

  • KUNUMI: Brazilian avant-garde laboratory in Applied Artificial Intelligence;

  • LIVEAD: award-winning communications agency focused on the digital human;

  • NEEMU: search technology and e-commerce recommendation (purchased by Linx in October 2015);

  • NEWSMONITOR: news search and curation technology;

  • TALK INC: research laboratory on new behaviors and digital culture;


coletiva, Galáxias Bordadas, Casa das Rosas - São Paulo
coletiva, A Report on Freedom @ Frieze 89+ Marathon, Serpentine Gallery - London, UK
coletiva, À deriva, Galeria B_arco - São Paulo, Brazil
coletiva, Algonautas: navepoesia galacto canibal, Planetário Municipal - Porto Alegre, Brazil


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