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Honorable Mention BIFA 2020 Fine Art / Nudes

Intimate Relics

  • Prize
    Honorable Mention in Fine Art / Nudes
  • Photographer
    Claudia Missailidis

The silent and hidden feminine, in the dated architecture and surrounding objects, seems to have a more tangible physical presence revealing the pains and pleasures of the soul. The essay walks on the testimony of the Galapagos birds on the skin, as a symbol of resilience and survival through adaptation to the transmutation of the world.

Claudia Missailidis, was born in NiterĂ³i, Brazil in 1983. She studied Biology and Physics at the State University of Rio de Janeiro, with focus on the development of radiopharmaceuticals. She took her first steps at the Fluminense Society of Photography, through the Nucleus of Study in Contemporary Photography, participating in collective exhibitions and developing authoritative works, especially related to visual poetics as a means of personal expression and the construction of meanings.