Jota (2000) is an artist living and working in Complexo do Chapadão, a favela in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro. He is a self-taught artist who has gained recognition through social media. In 2021 he held his first solo exhibition, ‘Eu vim de lá’ (‘I came from here’), in Rio de Janeiro. His work has been exhibited at ArtRio, Cidade das Artes, Rio de Janeiro, and at the Museu da História e Cultura Afro-Brasileira (MUHCAB), Rio de Janeiro. Jota is one of the recipients of the Prince Claus Seed Award 2021.