Lobato is one of the founders of Teia – Centro de pesquisa audiovisual [audiovisual research center], in Belo Horizonte. He directed the film Accident, winner of the prize for best Ibero-American documentary at the Guadalajara International Film Festival, in Mexico, 2007. He was selected by the project Bolsa Pampulha, in 2008, and was granted a scholarship from the Guggenheim Foundation, USA, in 2009. Recently, his works have been shown in national and international venues,
such as MAM-SP; MoMA and New Museum, New york, USA; Museo Tamayo, Mexico; Akademie
der Künste, Berlin, Germany.