Atibaia – SP, 1995
A visual artist and BA Art student, Gabi Assusção uses, in her artistic creations, drawing, painting, performance, installation, video, photography, and soundscapes.
Her poetics problematize racist, classist, and LGBT-phobic spaces. She brings, in her work, representations of Black and travesti women, making her Black and travesti body, as well as her experiences, a central aspect of her art.
“Untitled” (2019). From the series of paintings “Tons de preta”. Mixed technique on kraft paper 300 g/m². Dimensions: 42cm x 21cm.
“Meu corpo é uma homem e um mulher” (2018). From the homonymous series of digital photography. Photography: Luz X.
“Espelho que apresenta defeito” [“Flaw-presenting mirror”]. Art direction and Editing: Gabi Assusção. Text: Profiles from the relationship app Grindr. Participation of Violet Baudelaire. Duration:0 3’ 43”. Available here.
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