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Fernanda Carvalho

Digital Media Creator | Interdisciplinary Artist | Filmmaker


FERNANDA CARVALHO (she/they) is an interdisciplinary Brazilian artist based in New York City. She works with film/video, photography, performance, books, creative writing, and installations. Her work addresses topics including social, political, and cultural issues, with emphasis on Latinx studies, race, mental health, climate change, and human behavior analysis.


Her work has been featured in film festivals in Italy, Sweden, and Panama, as well as in annual film festivals at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and in "My Dreams These Days," a 12-hour film and music festival in Chicago. She has showcased work in exhibitions at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she received the New Outstanding Artist Award in 2021; has also founded and directed the "1st Art Contest" in 2020 at Borough of Manhattan Community College, and has created public art with Bronx River Art Center in The Bronx.


Besides studio work, she has also done research on synesthesia and film for the "Beacon Conference 2021," and has been working on her own artificial language, Aovrit Mahogick, since she was 16.


In her free time, Fernanda likes to go for photo walks with her longterm artist collaborator, her wife, and explore new places/nature/cultures without looking at a map.

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