COORATOR BLOG — art

MARIA FLEXA: USING ART AS A TOOL FOR SELF-AWARENESS

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MARIA FLEXA: USING ART AS A TOOL FOR SELF-AWARENESS

I came across Maria's work in 2019, after a short trip to Rio de Janeiro. Her work triggered something different within me: a relatable strangeness that kept me wondering for the following months. Sensitive and introspective, Maria accepted my invitation to join COORATOR and to talk about her art and the legacy she wants to leave from this journey. Lara Shin - 24.02.2021  COORATOR: Tell us about you: who is Maria?MARIA: I’m a Brazilian woman with Cuban roots, strong roots, and I can tell how my parents influenced a lot on who I am today. My father is a teacher and my mom...

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MARTE: tattoos and making art on people's skin

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MARTE: tattoos and making art on people's skin

18.01.2020 BORN and raised in Brazil, Marte  was always curious about art and different techniques. With the support of her family she navigated from architecture to oil painting until she landed on tattoo art, her current profession and passion. COORATOR: When did you start tattooing? When did you realize you were interested in this?MARTE: I graduated in architecture and worked in the area for 5 years but I gradually felt that it was not right for me. I felt incomplete. So I started looking for other possibilities when I was presented with a tattoo course. That was my first contact with...

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