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Category : Artwork

10 Nov 2018

4 Cantos Project

  The project makes an intersection between memory, travel and ancestry, using the movement in space and the incident of ‘unusual experiences’ – physical, psychological, social and aesthetic – to provoke the awakening of a new repertoire of memories and the unfolding of the poetic experience. *** I am interested in bringing into play fragments of memories of issues such as belonging, migration and society, feminism, the female psyche and the worldwide memory of women. *** Constantly re-created by our experiences, […]

20 Jul 2018

Body, Weight and Volume

The books-objects “Clarice”, “Florbela”, “Frida”, “Lou” and “Tracey” are volumes written by or about women. Originally containing the creative thoughts and lives of its authors, now they are shut, perforated and sealed with mooring, painting, gluing and devoid of their original content, which is embedded in the object but inaccessible. The work appropriates and dissects the books from their original function turning them merely in body, weight and volume. Deliberately a violent act, the impediment to the content of the […]

27 Mar 2018

3 Stories and a Poem

Composed by a series of 4 short videos made out of text, colour and music, the work speaks of identity and displacement feelings. 3 videos tell a story each, and the last one recites a poem. The stories are short narratives of events experienced by the artist as an immigrant in Europe (being herself a South American woman living n Holland) and the poem is a reflection on the same subject. The stories interconnect 03 layers of the experience she is […]