Nazaré Soares is an interdisciplinary artist and curator working with notions of neo-pharmacopoeias, invisibility, imperceptibility, and magic engineering. Her practice interweaves, psychoacoustic and cinematic spaces, speculative design and performance arts, producing spaces for ritual, and practices of incubations. Recently she is deepening in the healing properties of water, the world of hydrotherapy & aquatic bodywork practices, integrating them into artistic expression. She is a founder and curator of the art platform Invisibledrum based in Norway, a platform investigating interrelationships and interconnections within technology, art, ecologies, and animistic systems in contemporary society. Nazaré is a curator and board member at Tribute Earth, an NGO that provides access to ancestral wisdom and regenerative biocultural projects.
She received a scholarship at MFA LAV Program Laboratorio Audiovisual Creación Práctica Contemporánea in Madrid (2019). She was granted a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (2017). She graduated from Brighton University with a First-class degree in Moving Image Arts (2014); she spent three months studying in Ramallah at the Academy of Art of Palestine. In 2010 she received The Ideas Taps and Magnum Photography Award. Soares holds an Advanced Vocational Certificate of Education in Photography (AVEC) from FP Luis Buñuel ( Madrid 2005). Currently, she is taking training in aquatic Somatic Education for aquatic Bodywork at Liquidzome, a water temple in Sintra, Portugal.
This residency is supported by Nordic Council of Ministers.
SODAS 2123 activities are supported by Lithuanian Council for Culture and Vilnius city municipality.