Born in 1984, Janaina Carrer is a Brazilian performance artist and researcher, currently living in Madrid. Tutored by performing arts researcher Victoria Perez Royo, Carrer is a doctoral student in Arts, Humanities and Education at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM) in Madrid, with a scholarship from the Brazilian foundation CAPES. She holds a master’s degree in Performing Arts Practice and Visual Culture from UCLM in collaboration with the Museo Reina Sofia and Teatros del Canal.
Carrer is particularly interested in the connections between art and life, and the body and mind. Her works have been presented in Madrid’s Teatro Pradillo and at various festivals; the BullShit Festival in Mexico City hosted by the Museo Universitario del Chopo and Brazilian festivals La Plataformance, Convergencia and Efemero. She has also collaborated with many artists such as Ana Borralho, João Galante, Luis Moreno Zamorano, Azara Ubera, Marcelo Evelin and the OPOVOEMPÉ collective. Her video performances have already been shown in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Italy, Colombia and Russia.
Corpo Brasileiro 3 (October 23, 2020 in Porto, Portugal) ⋅ text ⋅ fb event
Re(de)generation (Saturday 6th July 2019, 8 pm) ⋅ facebook gallery