mcristinaeliass

1978, São Paulo, Brasil

Artist and choreographer.

Artist and choreographer. Her work sets its focus on building “bridges” between different artistic codes. In 2011, she presented at the Radial System (Berlin) the performance/live installation “Here and There [or Somewhere Inbetween]”. In 2012, she did the movement direction of the performances included in the audiovisual project “I/O - Io è un Altro” by César Meneghetti, exhibited at the 55 Biennale di Venezia (2013). In 2013, she was awarded the prize “FUNARTE - Women in Visual Arts” (Brazil) for the performance “Phonetic Fragments of one (Self)”, which has already been performed in Germany (Plataforma Berlin Festival 2013, Frankfurt Bookfair 2013, Theaterhaus Mitte, 2013 and Uferstudios Berlin - ada studio, 2015) and in Sao Paulo (Museum of Image and Sound – MIS, 2014 and MAM – Museum of Modern Art, 2014, Museum Guilherme de Almeida – Transfusão Festival, 2015). In 2014, she initiated the on-going project “One Minute Diary”, whose first video-chapter was originally exhibited at www. arshake.com (Italy) and following pieces at the performance festival “VERBO 2015” (Vermelho gallery – São Paulo). In December 2015, she performed at the MAXXI, Roma (Italy) the performance “PER-FORMARSI: L’AZIONE COME FORMA DI PERCEZIONE”. In 2016, she was awarded the prize “Temporada de Projetos do Paço das Artes” in order to create and hold the exhibition INSCRIPTURA (performance, video and objects) in September 2017 at the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) São Paulo. She concluded a Masters in Movement Studies at the “Royal Central School of Speech and Drama” (University of London, UK) and is currently doing her PhD at the Post-graduate Department of Design of the Anhembi-Morumbi University (São Paulo).

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