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Elle de Bernardini (Itaqui, 1991) lives and works in Sao Paulo. She is trained in classical ballet by the Royal Academy of Dance of London. She is a transsexual woman. Her production is permeated by her biography. Your work is for the interest the intersection of gender, sexuality, politics and identity with the history of humanity and art. Her work has been exhibited in national institutions such as, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo/MASP, Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Museu de Arte do Rio/MAR, Museu de Arte do Rio grande do Sul/ MARGS, Museu Nacional da Republica, Memorial da America Latina, MAC- RS, Pivo Arte e Pesquisa, Farol Santander, Centro Cultural Sao Paulo. Participated in the 12th Mercosul Biennial. His works integrate important collections such as, Museu de Arte do Rio Grande do Sul / MARGS, Porto Alegre. MAC-RS, Porto Alegre. MAC-Niteroi, Rio de Janeiro. Colecao Santander Brasil, Sao Paulo. Museu de Arte do Rio, Rio de Janeiro. Museu de Arte Moderna do Rio, Rio de Janeiro. Fundacao de Artes Marcos Amaro, Itu e Museu Nacional da Republica, Brasilia. Mamam-Recife. Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo.

 

Formation

- Bachelor of Philosophy - Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil
- Classical Ballet, Royal Academy of Dance - London, United Kingdom
- Butoh, Yoshito Ohno and Tadashi Endo - London, United Kingdom
- Bachelor in Social Communication, Journalism - UNIFRA, Santa Maria, Brazil - Degree in Theater - Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil

 

Individual

2020
- Black And Gold. Curator: Raphael Fonseca - Luciana Caravello Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, brazil - Not everything that shines is gold. Curator: Ana Carolina Ralston – Kogan Amaro Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil

 

2019
- Sex Shock. Curator: Julia Lima - Verve Galeria, São Paulo, Brazil
- Expanded body. Curator: Carollina Lauriano - Karla Osorio Gallery, Brasília, Brazil

2018
- The Empress - Salas Negras, Rio Grande do Sul Art Museum / MARGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2016
- Border Point. Curator: Jaqueline Sampaio and Verônica Vaz - State Institute of Visual Arts RS, Photogallery Virgílio Callegar, Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2015
- Bed - Santa Maria Art Museum, Santa Maria, Brazil

Collective / Performances

2019
- Collective. The Body Beyond the Body. Curator: Carollina Lauriano - Ponder70. São Paulo Brazil.
- Collective. Ipêrformático II. Curated by invited artists: Alice Yura - MARCO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Mato Grosso. Campo Grande, Brazil
- Collective. Inauguration of the Pacaembú Dam. "Banheirão" Project: João GG - Casa Alagada. São Paulo Brazil
- Collective. Threshold - Sesc Bauru. Bauru, Brazil
- Collective. The Eschatology of the Glorious Body. Curatorship: Ío - Prego Gallery. Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. Food to inhabit liberties. Curated by Bernardo Mosqueira and keyna Eleison - Solar dos Abacaxis, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Performance. Despite the Ruins and Death. In partnership with Luz de Pandora - Pivô Arte e Pesquisa, São Paulo, Brazil
- Feminist Stories Artists Women After 2000. Curatorship: Isabella Rjeille - MASP, São Paulo
- Women in Brazilian Art - Entre Dois Vérticas. Curator: Pollyana Quintella - São Paulo Cultural Center, São Paulo, Brazil
- Women's strategies. Curatorship: Fabrícia Jordão and Rita Farias - Farol Santander, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Like it or not - Women in the Margs collection. Curatorship: Women in the collections - Margs, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Experiments on collectivity. Curator: Fernanda Pitta - Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

2018
- Performance. Experiment to Deconstruct Normativity - Galeria Península, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Performance. Dance With Me - Galeria Península, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. Cuerpo Testimonio> Fuera Performance - La Chatica: Centro de Investigacion y Produccion de Arte, Bogotá, Colombia
- Collective. I Meeting of sharing knowledge and Festival of Performances BucÉtyko de Pornoklastya - Al Janiah, São Paulo, Brazil
- Collective. Record N.2. Curatorship: Charlene Cabral and Diego Groisman - Casa Baka, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. The Resumption of the Image Will Be the Presence. Curator: Agrippina R Manhattam - Galeria Oriente, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Collective. II Movediça _ Performance Art Exhibition - Estúdio Lamina, São Paulo, Brazil
- Open Studio. Performance. Bááárbaros - Pivô Arte e Pesquisa, São Paulo, Brazil
- Collective. Trans-in-corporates - Org .: UFRJ, Labcrítica, Capes, Goethe Institut - Art Museum of Rio / MAR, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Collective. GenerosityS _ art and the overfow of genres. Performance curators: Monica Lopes Galvão - Sesc Santo Amaro. São Paulo Brazil
- Collective. Expo 1806. Curatorship: UsinaQuatorze Coletiva de Arte - Municipal Museum, São José dos Campos, Brazil
- Collective. Taller Abierto. Curator: Thiago Saraiva - Kasa Risomatikx. Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Collective. Political Adornment. Curatorship: Tales Frey - Espaço Maus-Hábitos and Saco Azul. Porto, Portugal

2017
- Collective. "Night of Museums". Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul / MACRS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. # 2 Shows Performatus. Curatorship: Tales Frey and Paulo Aureliano da Mata - Sesc Santos, São Paulo, Brazil
- Collective. RIP #ZERO action festival. Proposers: Chico Machado, Isabella de Mendonça, Jordi Tarso- Atêlie Subterrânea, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. EX_Tensão IV Edition, Exhibition of performances and work in progress - Espaço MOVA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Collective. First Multicultural LGBT Show - SUCV Hall, Santa Maria, Brazil
- Collective. Corpus Urbis, Performance Exhibition - Art Gallery of the Visual Arts Course at Unifa, Macapá, Brazil
- Collective. DESOVA, Performance and New Media Exhibition - Associação Fotoativa, Belem do Pará, Brazil
- Collective. Transitory Performance Show - Gerd Bornhein Gallery, Caxias do Sul, Brazil
- Collective. Queermesse de São Sebatião - Ufrgs Department of Dramatic Arts, Porto Alegre, Brazil

 

2016
- Collective. Gesture Action & Performance - FURG, Rio Grande, Brazil

 

2015
- Performance. Barbarians - Praça Saldanha Marinho, Santa Maria
- Collective. Latin America Autumn Salon - Latin America Memorial, Marta Traba Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
- Collective. "Caro, Cara, Corresponding Portraits in MARGS Collection and Invited Artists". Curator: André Venzon - Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul, MARGS, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. PERTURBE 2015 - Bicicletaria Cultural, Curitiba, Brazil
- Collective. "Work-Dores do Cu". Curator: Paula Aureliano da Mata and Tales Frey - Espaço Maus-Hábitos, Porto, Portugal

 

2014
- Butoh. Milky Way - Planetário da Gávea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Performance. The Drowning - Livraria Athena, Santa Maria, Brazil
- Butoh. Lírio Meu - Santa Maria Art Museum, Santa Maria, Brazil
- Performance. Contact Field Action I: Untitled - Ruins Estação Férrea, Santa Maria, Brazil - Performance installation. Naval - Drifting Brazil - Macondo Lugar, Santa Maria, Brazil
- Butoh. Líria Meu - Winter City Dance Show - Renascença Theater, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. Fresh Face. Curator: Talitha Motter and Paola Fabres - Galpon Gallery, Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Collective. Gesture Action & Performance - FURG, Rio Grande, Brazil
- Collective. Latin American Exhibition of Plastic Arts - Santa Maria Art Museum, Santa

 

 

Biennials

 

2020
- 12 Mercosul Biennial. Curator: Andrea Giunta - Porto Alegre, Brazil

 

2019
- International Biennial of Performance Activism, Bogotá, Colombia

 

 

Residences

 

2019
- Pivô Research Residency Program. Project: Contrassexual Forms. São Paulo, Brazil - Curatorial follow-up: Camila Bechelany. Period; May to August

 

2018
- PPPP Península Public Performance Program, # 6 resident. Project: Transgenealogia - Península Gallery, Porto Alegre, Brazil - Period: January

- Adelina Artistic Residency Program. Project: City, Femininity and Dissidence. Curatorial follow- up: Josué Mattos - Instituto Adelina, São Paulo, Brazil - Period: August and September

 

 

Works in Collection

- Museum of Art of Rio Grande do Sul Ado Malagoli - MARGS. Porto Alegre, Brazil
- Museum of Contemporary Art of Rio Grande do Sul - MAC-RS. Porto Alegre, Brazil - Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói - MAC-Niterói. Niteroi, Brazil
- Santander Brasil Collection, São Paulo, Brazil
- Museum of Art of Rio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
- Museum of Modern Art of Rio - MAM-Rio. Rio de janeiro Brazil
- National Museum of the Republic, Brasilia, Brazil
- Marcos Amaro foudation, São Paulo, Brazil
- Italian Embassy, Brasilia, Brazil
- Mamam-Recife, Brazil
- Pinacoteca of the State of São Paulo

 

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