Lives and works in Belém, PA
PIPA Online 2012 Winner.
PIPA 2013 nominee.
Video made by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2012.
About the artist
Berna Reale makes performance and installations.
She studied Art at the Federal University of Pará and participated in several solo and group exhibitions in Brazil and Europe, as Cerveira Biennial (Portugal, 2005), Liege International Biennale of Photography (Belgium, 2006), and in the exhibition “Amazônia – Ciclos da Modernidade” (“Amazon – Modernity Cycles”) at the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 2012).
Received the Grand Prize of the Salon Art Pará in Belém (PA, Brazil, 2009), and was selected for the Rumos Visuais – Itaú Cultural (2012-2013) and PIPA (2012-2013) and participated in the exhibition “From the Margin to the Edge”, Somerset House, London, UK (2012).
Violence has been in recent years, her major focus of attention.
Reale became a criminal expert of the Scientific Skills Center of the state of Pará ( Brazil) and lives close to the most diverse issues of crime and social conflict. Her performances are thought in order to create a provocative reflection noise. Lives and works in Belém, in the Amazon region.