João Marco Deloie is a film director, photographer, and artist born in Australia with Brazilian-German heritage. Currently residing in Wurundjeri Country (Melbourne), he holds a Bachelor of Film and TV (Honours) from Swinburne University of Technology. João has directed music videos for local Australian artists, including Agung Mango, Cherry Chola, and Chef Chung. His narrative debut short, "LARA," is currently in post-production, while simultaneously in pre-production for a short-form documentary with Converse Australia, as well as another narrative short. João's artistic practice synthesises cultural and artistic elements, aiming to provide visibility through a decolonizing perspective. His work has been exhibited at various spaces, including James Maken Gallery, Platform Arts, Testing Grounds, and the Frankston Arts Centre.

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Swinburne University of Technology

Bachelor of Film & Television (Honours)


Higher Education Diploma of Film.


Platform Arts - LAB Artist Residency (June 2021 - December 2021)

House Conspiracy - Artist in Residency (December 2020-February 2021)


2022 | PHOTO2022 International Fesival of Photography  (James Makin Gallery)

New Photographers (group)

2022 | Platform Arts (curator + artist)


2021 | Ballarat Foto Bienalle 

Mokõî (solo)

  2021 | YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival x Testing Grounds

Aîkugûabeté (solo)

2021 | Centre for Contemporary Photography 

Salon (Paredes Coloridas) 

2020 | Queensland Centre for Photography

First Light (group)

2018 | Pink Lemon

amalgam (group)


2022 |(forthcoming) Boden World 

Issue 3 (photography, text)

2021 | Self-Published | Press Print

Aîkugûabeté (creative direction, photography, translations, text)


2022 | PHOTO2022 International Festival of Photography

2021 | YIRRAMBOI First Nations Festival

2021 | Ballarat Foto Biennale


Creative Victoria 

VicArts Grant

City of Melbourne 

Quick Response Arts Grant

YIRRAMBOI First Nations Arts Festival

Resilience in Isolation 


FoRRest feature on RAGE ABC

Forte Magazine Regional Victoria Art Guide

6 Things to See at PHOTO 2022

Interview with FilmNeverDie

Verve Magazine amalgam



Directed By Alex Wu | BTS photography, press-kit

• 2020 Brooklyn Film Festival (best male actor).

• 2020 Sydney Film Festival (Dendy award for best Australian live-action short film).

Dumb’ - Alpine | BTS photography

Glow’ - Gold Fields | BTS photography

Sunglasses’ - HOPIUM | BTS photography


Private collections in Melbourne and Brisbane.

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