Selva de Carvalho
Selva de Carvalho is the name/double/body created by Stephanie de Carvalho Klabin (1986, São Paulo, SP). Graduated in Fine Arts (Licentiate, 2009) from Fundação Armando Álvares Penteado – FAAP. After graduation, she coordinated education and sustainability projects with schools, NGOs and companies. Between 2011 and 2014 worked at the company Natura developing programs aimed at education and socio-environmental conservation in areas and communities located in the Amazon region. From 2014 to 2017, dedicated herself to the exclusive motherhood of her two children. She started her work as a visual artist in 2019, having embroidery and drawing as a base. She also transits through the arts of the body / performance. In her research, she explores the materiality, expressiveness and becoming of fabrics, lines, papers, words and bodies – visible and invisible, human and non-human – and the organic, symbolic and fantastic relationships between them. Currently participates in the artistic orientation group, GOA, under the supervision of Ana Paula Cohen and Thiago Honório. She participated in the following group exhibitions: 2021, “Of the sacred and the profane” Galeria Karla Osorio, Brasilia, Brazil. Curated by Fernando Mota; 2019, Edicule Project, São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Fernando Mota; 2019, “Anatomy of a coexistence” Galeria Rabieh, São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Carla Chaim, Nino Cais and Marcelo Amorim; 2019, “Imagined Futures, Reconstructed Pasts” Lamb Art Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Carollina Laureano; 2019 “ Deck” Casa Parte / Hermes Visual Arts. São Paulo, Brazil. Curated by Carla Chaim, Nino Cais and Marcelo Amorim; 2019 “On the first day on the ninth floor” Galeria Lamb Art. São Paulo, Brazil Curated by Carla Chaim, Nino Cais and Marcelo Amorim She was artist-in-residence at Kaaysá Art Residency, São Sebastião, São Paulo in 2019. He participated in the following fairs: 2021, Art Rio. Galeria Karla Osorio and 2021, SP arte, Galeria Karla Osório. Her work was acquired for the Public Collection of the Museum of Art of Rio, MAR, Rio de Janeiro, BR.