Raquel Versieux

(this page was last updated in July 2018)

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1984.
Lives and works in Crato, Brazil.

Represented by Athena Contemporânea.

PIPA Prize 2015 and 2018 nominee.

Assistant teacher in the Regional University of Cariri. Master’s degree in Visual Languages from EBA/UFRJ, 2014. Graduate degree in Drawing from EBA/UFMG, 2011. Raquel studied Photography in ENSAV La Cambre, Brussels (2007/08) and also Anthropology at UFMG (2003/06). In 2016 she was a resident at R.A.T., Mexico City. In the same year, she held the solo exhibition “Saudade e o que é possível fazer com as mãos”, at Athena Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In 2015 she showcased the solo exhibition “Antes da última queima”, at Galeria do IBEU, as a prize for the show “Novíssimos 2014”; and participated in the exhibitions “Permanências e Destruições” and in “Abre Alas 11” , in Rio de Janeiro. Versieux integrated the show “Arte Pará” in 2013 and in 2012, and “Rumos Itaú Cultural” in 2011 and 2013. In 2013 she held the solo exhibition “A Feira da Incoerência”, at Athena Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, and she was a resident at Kamov and Queer Zagreb, in Croatia, where she showcased the solo exhibition “Where the houses live”, in Rijeka.

Site: www.raquelversieux.com

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