Interview with AFFECT artist in residence: Raquel Nava


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“Photomat Rendevouz”, a series of on-site interviews leaded by Berlin-based artist Leen Horsford with residents of AFFECT Module I.
Horsford’s artistic research practice unfolds in conversational games with the aim to reveal the tastes, aspirations and personalities of the player through words and exchanges, rather than through artwork. In “Photomat Rendevouz” the British artist portrays the resident’s personal views on The Social framed under a Photo booth in the Berliner Warschauer Brücke.

Born in Brasília, Brazil in 1981, Raquel Nava works with a variety of materials and medias. Her recent works explores how the lifecycle of materials and living species changes in relation to each subject’s interaction and to our cultural habits and desires. She has participated in several exhibits since 2004. She also created scenery and video-scenerography for cultural institutions such as SESC and the Rio de Janeiro Municipal Theater.Her works are part of the collections at the Museum of the National Republic in Brasília and at the Boghossian Foundation in Brussels.


Date: May 05, 2014