Category exhibition

THE NIGHT LIFE OF FAIRY TALES

In March 2014 I was offered the opportunity to exhibit my work in the window display of Bookartbookshop, an independent artists’ book shop in Shoreditch, East London. I created Furry Tales, a two-metres-long paper light box with nine different cut out scenes from fairy tales and children stories. When the shutter was down at night, […]

Furry Tales

Thanks to a music cassette from the early ’80s, I can still recall the first memories of the fairy tales my parents used to tell me on my bedtime: during one of those magical evenings, my dad decided in fact to record his voice performing a gruesome Little Red Riding Hood and my mum’s version […]

Non Sterile: closing night

  I have already mentioned how fond I was of the space that hosted my exhibition last March. The closing night could only confirm my feeling about it.  While the building was filled with a selection of rock’n’roll and psychedelic music chosen for my guests by the Vicar himself,  the welcome table became a tiny workshop, where visitors could create their own […]

Non Sterile: installation photos

     

Non-Sterile: a paper art exhibition

 Setting up an exhibition in a grade I listed building is actually a big challenge, and I experienced it during the long days and nights before the big opening night on the 6th of March. The original building could not be altered in any of its elements, not even a nail, so we had to […]

Paper Dolls flirting with their shadows

In November 2012 I had the chance to pass by St. John on Bethnal Green church where the Portuguese artist Pedro Pires  was showing his work in Darkness, an exhibition “about the relationships between light and darkness, mechanisms, cameras and lenses”. Intrigued by Pires’ use of darkness as a pure and poetic opportunity to celebrate light, and […]

barcelona

My cut out books Circus and Snow White (from the Furry Tales series) will be exhibited at El llibre il·lustrat en femení (Biblioteca Sagrada Familia, Barcelona) together with works of other 28 International women illustrators. The online catalogue is available here. The exhibition has been organised by Julia Pelletier, Spanish artist, printmaker and curator that […]