Eliana Brasil

(this page was last updated in August 2021)

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1973.
Lives and works in Curitiba, Brazil.

PIPA 2021 nominee.

She holds a degree in Visual Arts from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR, 2019), and is part of the women artists collective ‘Ero Ere’ together with other black female artists from Curitiba, in the southern state of Paraná. In her work, she discusses issues regarding memory, affection and belonging. Her poetics also deals with self-affirmation and the construction of the black woman’s identity. Eliana Brasil’s work can be expressed through performance, painting and textile installations, reflecting on the interseccional possibilities of textiles with practices of sculpture and painting. She is an ethnicity and black identity activist, and has been part of the Network of Black Women of Paraná (RMN) since 2016.

Website: elisartista.wixsite.com

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