Brazilian visual artist Patricia Borges works mainly with photography but often adopts a multidisciplinary approach by presenting images together with texts and as three-dimensional objects. Her work include digital and material experiments, video, installation and book projects. Patricia Borges’ pieces... Read More
Brazilian visual artist Patricia Borges works mainly with photography but often adopts a multidisciplinary approach by presenting images together with texts and as three-dimensional objects. Her work include digital and material experiments, video, installation and book projects. Patricia Borges’ pieces address man’s relationship with nature and the built environment, often contemplating ephemerality and a feminine narrative.
Her recent exhibitions include Le Salon des Artistes Français 2018 at the Grand Palais in Paris, Tokyo International Art Fair 2018 in Japan, The Room Gallery in Venice (2018), Luxembourg Art Fair 2019, Circuito de Arte Contemporanea de Curitiba 2019 in Brazil, Photo Israel 2019, PH21 Gallery in Budapest (2019), Galerie Etienne de Causans in Paris (2019), Society of Scottish Artists Visual Arts Scotland collaboration with CutLog Moving Image 2020 at the Royal Scottish Academy in Edinburgh.
Her work has also been awarded First Prize in Photography by La Biennale di Roma (2014), Lorenzo il Magnifico First Prize in Photography at Florence Biennale (2013), honorable mention in Fine Arts category at Prix de La Photographie Paris PX3 2018, honorable mention at IPA International Photography Awards 2019, Life Framer V Photography Prize 2019 and honorable mention at London International Creative Competition 2019/2020.
Patricia Borges graduated from PUC-PR University in Brazil with a degree in Architecture and Urban Planning. She held her own architectural practice for more than a decade. She switched careers after post-grad studies at the Australian Center For Photography in Sydney, Jewellery Design at IED - Istituto Europeo di Design, Cinematography and Screenplay at AIC - International Academy of Cinema. After living in several cities and countries she moved back to Rio de Janeiro in 2014 and intending to focus on her artistic practice, she continued studying visual arts at EAV Parque Lage / RJ
Her work is part of private collections and has been published and exhibited widely.
From 2019 Patricia Borges’ primary research has been focused on cameraless photography. Her works on paper explore and update the historical process of cyanotype. Images result from a series of unpredictabilities comprising UV light exposure, pigmentation, chemical reactions and physical relationship with the materials that she uses to push the boundaries of the medium.
Visual artist, photographer, architect and cinematographer. Awarded at Florence and Rome biennials.