English: Earlier this year I helped Maddie explore her research on character building, selfie and face transformation from makeup, which is an illusion of light and shadow through makeup to hide flaws or highlight positive features (a practice started by Drag Queen community to look more feminine). We went to Camberwell's professional photographic studio and… Continue reading Character Building w. Madeline Dae
English: In my Brazilian wandering this year I came across the Russian research artist Lena Kilina. She holds a doctorate in sociology from China and was in São Paulo researching issues related to spaces to "play" in the city. Her object of study is the Minhocão, a large viaduct in the center of the city,… Continue reading Minhocão
These are a series of works (or topics) that I came across these past 3 months... They can not relate to my work itself, but I believe we need to think and talk about them. FILE - SÃO PAULO - 2017 (about the relationship between institution, curator text, and works of art) Thom Kubli (Germany) – Black Hole Horizon… Continue reading (inspiration)
English: It has been a while since I returned to European lands, but as the avalanche of sensations is a constant I feel that only now, after events and appointments, I am returning to reorganize my routine and thoughts. The period I spent in Brazil was brief and I was able to accomplish what I… Continue reading 2017 Between Flights #4
English: In my days in São Paulo, I took the opportunity to see the eighteenth edition of FILE São Paulo 2017 (International Festival of Electronic Language). This is a festival known in the São Paulo art circuit, because of its price (free) and its location (in the middle of the Paulista Avenue). Its proposal is… Continue reading Digital Bubbling?
English: Earlier this month a very close friend had a sequence of nervous breakdowns. In the midst of these crises, before we became aware of the gravity of the situation, we spoke on the phone, and I felt the conversation was disconnected. In the short connection, she called herself an ‘artist’ sometimes. I know she… Continue reading Today my friend was hospitalized
English: After a few months of intensive theoretical and written dissertation research, almost as part of my process of rediscovery as an artist, I ventured to produce a new work to integrate our Interim Show. The challenge was not to work with video but to do some new work that was inspired by it. In… Continue reading Tradução, 2017 (MA interim show)