SUMMARY

 Has been working with photography since 1982 and with video since 1985. Worked as a coordinator of Visual Arts at a cultural center of the Government of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. As a coordinator, organized events and art exhibitions and documented the events to create a photographic archive. In the last few years, has been teaching photography and television at universities in the south of Brazil. Recently moved in to New York City to complete the One-Year Certificate Program in Photography and have been working on personal work.

 

EDUCATION

Full-time Certificate Program (The General Studies in Photography)

International Center of Photography (New York City, USA) (2003)

 

M.S.C. (Master of Science in Communication) - Major: Semiotics

University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil) (2000)

 

B.A. Social Communication

Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil) (1998)

 

Photography

 

Visual Anthropology: Shoot to discover/discover to shoot - Instructor: Milton Guran (Universidade Gama Filho/RJ, Brazil) - UFRGS - Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Brazil (2000)

 

Workshop - Commercial Photography - Instructor: photographer Paolo Lamarca - Oficina Cultural Oswald de Andrade - Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil (1990)

 

The Photography as a Social Document - Instructors: Ruy Varella and Milton Guran - PUCRGS, Rio Grande do Sul, RS, Brazil (1990)

 

Basic Course of Color Processing - KODAK, Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil (1987)

 

Studio Light - Instructor: Osvaldo Nikon - PUCRJ, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil (1987)

 

Photography (35mm and 6x6) - Centro Municipal de Cultura de Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1982)

 

Film

 

Cinema - 40 hours - Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Communication Department), in Porto Alegre - RS, Brazil (1989)

 

Introduction to Cinema (Super 8mm) - 60 hours - Foto-Cine Clube Gaucho, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1985)

 

Video

 

Video Editing - Fast Video Productions, Sao Paulo - SP, Brazil (1987)

 

Video Production - Capture and Editing - Instructor: Paulo Rogerio - FDRH - Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil (1986)

 

Qualification for Video Editor - 60 hours - FDRH - POA/RS, Brazil, (1985)

 

Cameraman - 35 hours - Instructor: Carlos Frederico Castelo Branco - Magic Video Productions - Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil (1985)

 

Introduction to Video: Camera, VT, Light, Audio and Editing - 45 hours -Instructor: Carlos Frederico Castello Branco - Candido Mendes University - Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil (1985)

 

Communication Science

 

Primeras Jornadas de Actualizacion para Docentes de Fotografia - 20 hours - Universidad Nacional de Quilmes - Provincia de Bernal, Buenos Aires - Argentina (2000)

 

Seminar of Art and Communication - UNISINOS - São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil (2000)

 

Cyberculture and the New Relation with the Knowledge - UNISINOS - São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil (1999)

 

Cognitives Studies in Semiotics and Communication - 16 hours - UNISINOS - São Leopoldo - RS, Brazil (1998)

 

The Cullture in a Computer Era - PUCRGS - Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1997)

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2003

Development Department at ICP

Community Programs

Internship

Working with Photoshop (retouching images and creating lay outs) and scanning and printing

 

2002/2003

Digital Media Lab at ICP

Office Assistant

Teacher Assistant of Claudia Sohrens at Self-Promotion with Photoshop and Illustrator workshop

 

2001/2002

Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM)

Teacher

Photography Workshops

Classes: Photography I, Photography II

Coordinator: Department of Photography, Video and Audio

Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

 

2001/2002

University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos)

Teacher of Science Communication Center

Journalism Department

Classes: Photojournalism, Commercial Photography

Sao Leopoldo, RS, Brazil

 

1999/2001

University of Caxias do Sul (UCS),

Teacher of Human Sciences and Arts Center

Journalism, Advertisement and Public Relations Department

Classes: Photography, Photojournalism, Telejournalism

 

1999/2000

Cultural House of Mario Quintana

Coordinator of Visual Arts Department

Development of projects in video and photography areas

Photographic documentation

 

1999 - Member of Official Judge of II Festival of Video of VII Gramado Cine-Video, Gramado/RS, Brazil

 

1998 - Still e making of for Duelo flm, from Jaime Lerner. Director - Video about Alternatives Agricultures Techniques (agro ecology) for CETAP (ONG), Passo Fundo/RS, Brazil

 

1997 - Director of a documentary video “10 years of Mystical Feminine at Popular Medium

 

1996 - Still for the film "Incidental Soundtrack", directed by Paulo Leonidas. Worked as a director of TV programs for Electoral Campaign for the Workers Party, in Passo Fundo, RS, Brazil. Co-author (photographs) of the book entitled "The Loveliest Bay" (poems of Isaac Starosta)

 

1995 - Camerawoman (video images) for the film entitled "Deus Ex-Machina", directed by Carlos Gerbase, winner at Festival of Brazilian Cinema of Gramado. Instructor of photography course, at Municipal Secretary of Culture

 

1992 - Union of Bankers employees of Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil. Worked producing little weekly programs to RBS TV and other documentaries

 

1991 - Photographs for magazines and production of videos for the Municipal Secretary of Culture (Amnesty, Usina do Gasometro, Text and Context Project - about the workmanship of Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil, etc.)

 

1990 - Photographs and videos for the Porto de Elis Bar and Theater. Photographs for the project “Tom do Brasil” of the Sala Jazz Tom Jobim, Porto Alegre/RS

 

1989 - Somavídeo Productions, in Porto Alegre - RS. Worked as journalist, camerawoman, scriptwriter, video editor

 

1987 -First Prize of University Photography. Associação Riograndense de Imprensa, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil

 

1986 - TV PAMPA - Executive producer. Also, worked as instructor for photography courses at Museo of Social Communication Hipolito José da Costa - project School and Cultural History of our City, Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil

 

1985 - Internship as journalist of Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul

 

1982 - Worked as a promoter at Audipel distributor of books (Ática Publisher)

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Group - Full-Time Student Exhibition - International Center of Photography, New York City, USA (06/21/03 to 08/17/03)

 

Group - Women- pictures and stories - eight women photographers and eight women writers together to talk about women, at Prado Cafe, Iguatemi and other sites, Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil (2002)

 

Group - Island of the Presidio - produced by the Gaucha Association of Photography - Caixa Economica Federal Gallery, Porto Alegre/RS, Brazil (2001)

 

Individual - Retrospective 1998 - Augusto Meyer Gallery - at Cultural House of Mario Quintana, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1999)

 

Individual - Banrisul Restoring the Nature, at Cultural House of Mario Quintana, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1996)

 

Individual - Banrisul Restoring the Nature, at Cultural House of Mario Quintana, Porto Alegre, RS, Brazil (1995)

 

Individual - photographs of the project Tone of Brazil - at Sala Jazz Tom Jobim, Porto Alegre, Brazil (1991)

 

Individual - Abstract - photographs of the play with the same name - Gallery at Everest Hotel (1985)

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

1991 - Photographs for magazines and production of videos for the Municipal Secretary of Culture (Amnesty, Usina do Gasometro, Text and Context Project - about the workmanship of Luiz Antonio de Assis Brasil, etc.)

 

1996 - Co-author (photographs) of the book entitled "The Loveliest Bay" (poems of Isaac Starosta)

 

2000 - Women - pictures and stories - a group notebook with photographs and stories (eight photographers and eight writers)

 

2003 - Wraparound (1) - photographs from Bathroom series - magazine from Los Angeles