DASS, Angélica

(Rio de Janeiro, 1979)

Last year marked a turning point in Angelica Dass’s career, staging her first individual exhibition in Madrid and receiving the PhotoSpain Prize. Can her surprising sessions of photographic portraits inventory developed a chromatic inventory of the different shades of human skin avoiding classifications based on nationality, gender, age, race, social class or religion. They were held at venues such as Museo del Traje – CIPE, the Arts Festival in Campo de la Cebada, Madrid; the ROJO/NOVA Contemporary Culture Festival in Barcelona; Cercle des Délégués – UNESCO and Projection Logbook at Picturetank, Paris. Her Humanae project has participated in the Outdoor Art Festival Alwan 338, at the Al-Riwaq Art Space, Adliya, Bahrain. His new project, Cabello, cabellera, cabelluda, descabellada (Hair, scalp, hairy, hairless and crazy), was a finalist in the 19th FotoPress – LaCaixa Fellowship and Fundación María Cristina Masaveu Peterson was the first to include her work in an institutional collection.