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Thereza Pedrosa was born in 1985 in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). She lived her youth in Bassano del Grappa, shifting then, between Venice, Lausanne (Switzerland) and Halle (Saale Germany).
Her roots connect her closely to the art world as well as her degree in Preservation of Cultural Heritage got at the Ca’ Foscari University in Venice. She worked on the catalogation of the unpublished paper support art works belonging to the Peggy Guggenheim collection, laying the groundwork for the exhibition: “Revealing Papers. The Hidden Treasures of the Peggy Guggenheim Collection”, at the Lucca Center of Contemporary Art in Lucca between 2011 and 2012.
The passion for the contemporaneity in all its forms leads her to found, in 2012, Beautiful People Live Art, an online magazine that, through the publication of interviews, articles, virtual exhibitions and contests at the highest level, aims to disclose the coeval art valences and to promote artists
(painters, sculptors, fashion and jewelry designers, photographers).
Thereza inspiration occurs mainly in her activities of jewels designer, goldsmith and photographer.
Her artworks, like her portraits, are slight representations played on solids and voids, shadows and highlights. They are like graphic renders of the grace that surrounds us.
She exhibit at the Madera Gallery and at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum bookshop in Venice; at Seeds of Art in Turin, Gigi Mariani in Modena, Details Design Store in Trento and Vinka in Vicenza. She participated in numerous group exhibitions, including “White”, “16 jewels for Jacopo Bassano” and “Art in the City” organized by Gioiellodentro.
Thereza loves contaminations.
Her matchings between contemporary paintings and jewelry surprise for the perfect consonance. There’s something about her, innate, which allows her to capture the essence of things, their intimate architectures for juxtaposing and merging them into new items.
So, the jewels she creates, are snapshots of shapes and lines with a tactile impression. Thin and sinuous, they mime the nature delineating its boundaries. From gold, silver, aluminum spring up profiles in the shape of exotic flowers, unusually smooth geometries, subtle interweaving of twigs,
destructured clusters, evocative graphic elements in which sometimes, between the ranges of gray, a subtle touch of color pops up.
The almost exclusively black and white photographic portraits become, therefore, magnification of a syncretic vision of the beauty sealing perfectly the circle of her artistic research in unison with her special sensitivity.