Ana Mazzei  - 
, 2016, Polychromed Camaru wood, 42,7 x 61 x 3 cm, , unique artwork, Photo: Aurélien Mole

Paisagem Retângulo , 2016, Polychromed Camaru wood, 42,7 x 61 x 3 cm, , unique artwork, Photo: Aurélien Mole

, 2016, Garapeira wood, 64 x 76 x 6,5 cm, , unique artwork, Photo: Aurélien Mole

Pedaços de lá , 2016, Garapeira wood, 64 x 76 x 6,5 cm, , unique artwork, Photo: Aurélien Mole

, 2015, Mixed media, Variable dimension, , unique artwork

Soft City , 2015, Mixed media, Variable dimension, , unique artwork

, 2015, Painted wood, felt, raw clay, 25 x 40 x 40 cm, , unique artwork

Turma , 2015, Painted wood, felt, raw clay, 25 x 40 x 40 cm, , unique artwork

, 2014, Concret, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud, Private collection, Paris, France

Et nous, nous marchons inconnus , 2014, Concret, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud, Private collection, Paris, France

, 2013, Variable dimension, Ghost paper pasted on wood, , unique artwork, photo: Ana Mazzei, Private collection, São Paulo, Brazil

Capsula , 2013, Variable dimension, Ghost paper pasted on wood, , unique artwork, photo: Ana Mazzei, Private collection, São Paulo, Brazil

, 2014, Acrylic on wood, Variable dimension (60 x 102 cm) - (25 x 40 x 1 cm each part), , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

Arena , 2014, Acrylic on wood, Variable dimension (60 x 102 cm) - (25 x 40 x 1 cm each part), , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

, 2013, Gouache on wood, 24 x 24 cm (each) 120 x 120 cm (installation), , Private collection, São Paulo, Brazil

Planta , 2013, Gouache on wood, 24 x 24 cm (each) 120 x 120 cm (installation), , Private collection, São Paulo, Brazil

, 2014, Digital video with sound, 3 minutes 43 seconds, Edition of 3  + 2 AP, original soundtrack by Gustavo Riviera

Bartira e João Ramalho , 2014, Digital video with sound, 3 minutes 43 seconds, Edition of 3 + 2 AP, original soundtrack by Gustavo Riviera

, 2013, Balsa wood, water color and dry pastel, 8 x 25 x 9.8 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

Paisagem pequena , 2013, Balsa wood, water color and dry pastel, 8 x 25 x 9.8 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

, 2014, Felt, wood and painting, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

Paisagem inventada , 2014, Felt, wood and painting, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, photo: Nicolas Giraud

, 2013, Cardboard and acylic, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, Private collection, Paris, France

Pôr do sol no exílio , 2013, Cardboard and acylic, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, Private collection, Paris, France

, 2013, Acrylic on wood, 25 x 16.5 cm, , photo: Ana Mazzei, Private collection, Montebelluna, Italy

Planta , 2013, Acrylic on wood, 25 x 16.5 cm, , photo: Ana Mazzei, Private collection, Montebelluna, Italy

, 2013, Biscuit, 8 x 9 x 10 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Magali Joannon, Private collection, Paris, France

Sem titulo , 2013, Biscuit, 8 x 9 x 10 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Magali Joannon, Private collection, Paris, France

, 2014, Ink on paper, 24 x 25,7 cm, , unique artwork

Barco , 2014, Ink on paper, 24 x 25,7 cm, , unique artwork

, 2013, Ghost paper and wood, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, Exhibition view at La maudite, Paris, France

Ghost Bricks , 2013, Ghost paper and wood, Variable dimension, , unique artwork, Exhibition view at La maudite, Paris, France

, 2013, Felt, 25 x 25 x 20 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Magali Joannon

Um lugar de onde se vê , 2013, Felt, 25 x 25 x 20 cm, , unique artwork, photo: Magali Joannon

, 2013, Bronze and foam, 24 x 24 x 5 cm, Edition of 3

Cavalo do Campo , 2013, Bronze and foam, 24 x 24 x 5 cm, Edition of 3

, 2013, Gouache on wood, 28 x 28 cm,

Antes , 2013, Gouache on wood, 28 x 28 cm,

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Presentation :

Ana Mazzei was born in 1980, in São Paulo (Brazil), where she lives and works.

 

She has completed a BFA at Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado (FAAP) and a MA in Visual Poetics at UNICAMP. In 2011/12 she was a participant in the Independent Study Program at Escola São Paulo (PIESP) directed by Adriano Pedrosa. In 2013 she was selected for the artistic Residence at Cité des Arts - Paris with a scholarship from FAAP.

With a pluralistic practice that challenges and explores the structures, materiality and histories of representation and visuality, often in relation to the distinction between the theatrical and the real in contemporary life. Mazzei's work spans a broad range of media that creates playful, ephemeral and often participatory artworks including sculpture, photography, prints, video and sound, which normally converge in installations. From walking through markets to driving down the road - as integral parts of her production: to understand that everyday we are performing on every level and we are always in costume shifting perception and drawing attention to the act of seeing. Inspired by the educational ideas of Paulo Freire and Augusto Boal authors of The Pedagogy of the Oppressed and The Theatre of the Oppressed. Mazzei's replayed things, roles, movements, patterns, repeated words and sentences, reanimated feelings. Ana is a member and founder of Teatro Facada.