Raquel Versieux is an artist who lives between the two capitals of Brazilian states, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte in Minas Gerais. She is currently completing her Master's degree in Visual Languages at school Belas Artes in Rio de Janeiro, and has graduated at Univeristy of Belas Artes of Minas Gerais. Also, she studied photography at the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Visuels - La Cambre in Brussels and Social Sciences at the Federal University of Minas Gerais in Brazil. In her works she articulates a political form of relations between people and landscape, particularly the use of natural resources and believes that there is an imbalance between the notion of culture and nature. In Rijeka she will focus on coal mine and will collaborate with local artists. She expresses through the medium of photography, drawing, collage, performance and video installation
Selection of exhibitions: 2012: A derivatives Rumos Artes Visuais - 2012-2013, MAJ, Joinville, SC; Deslocamento F (r) ICCA Galpao Capanema, Funarte, Rio de Janeirio; Artes e Oficios 1 - para todos, Galpao to Liceu de Artes e Oficios, Sao Paulo; EM Comodo, 44 Festival del Inverno that UFMG, Diamantina, Minas Gerais; Now Tropisc, Queer Festiva - Karas Gallery, Zagreb, etc; 2011 Territorio de cacao, Zipper Galeria, Sao Paulo, ca-bra, Verhelmo Galeria, Sao Paulo Curta Cinema - Mostra experiment Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, etc.
Organizers: NGO Domino and NGO The Other Sea (Reflex programme)
Residential program with lectures by guest artists is performed under the platform This is a Domino Project - info: www.thisisadominoproject.org