I am a queer femme witchy artist from Brazil. My work spans across live art, photography, and film.
My practice is an embodied inquiry into deviancy. It considers the body as a channel, and art as a pathway for emancipation. At the heart of this is a desire to escape the violence of heteronormative society and a desire for another possible world.
I refer to my practice as somatic deviancy. Somatic refers to the body, and deviancy is that which challenges normative behaviours and or expectiations. On a methodological level, for me somatic deviancy is a means to move past the colonial and patriarchal systems, in order to create a space where inquiries can be led by practice and without having a pre-defined outcome, and where the possibility of failure could be seen as a potential to experiment and critically reflect rather than something to be avoided at all costs.
My approach to artworks is through ritual, healing and play. My work intends to confront the gentrification of the spirit, exploring deviant forms of knowledge production and distribution. It’s also a way for me to become more perceptive, more intensely aware of inward and outward reality, more open to the sensual world.
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