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The project is divided into several main life phases of every woman - birth, first menstruation, marriage, motherhood, old age, family, their feelings, lost love and self-seeking.
It includes personal portraits and portraits of the most important women in author's family - mother, sister, aunts and grandmother. Through them trieds to sublimate some previous experiences and project herself into future roles. Each object represented is metaphorical or is often archival material. Be a woman is a personal female story that wants open up to the world.

This project would never have existed without the women that raised her. Their portraits are a her self-portraits.

(2018)
Genealogical Tree of my life
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Genealogical Tree of my life
Ultrasounds of my Sister
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Ultrasounds of my Sister
The weight of growth
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The weight of growth
Milk - selfportrait
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Milk - selfportrait
The same Number, the same Blood - selfportrait with mom
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The same Number, the same Blood - selfportrait with mom
Intimate liquids - selfportrait
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Intimate liquids - selfportrait
In my period - selfportrait
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In my period - selfportrait
Without utero
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Without utero
Test / 21 + 7 days
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Test / 21 + 7 days
Metamorphosis I - Menopause
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Metamorphosis I - Menopause
Metamorphosis II
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Metamorphosis II
Melanin missing - Islands in her skin
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Melanin missing - Islands in her skin
Me and grandma - crooked backs
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Me and grandma - crooked backs
The death of their father and her husband
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The death of their father and her husband
Failed marriage
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Failed marriage
Caos - selfportrait
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Caos - selfportrait
Dimensions - selfportrait
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Dimensions - selfportrait
I'm my sky - selfportrait
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I'm my sky - selfportrait
The sky that my dad painted in the ceiling of my sister's room when she was a child
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The sky that my dad painted in the ceiling of my sister's room when she was a child
The love - selfportrait
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The love - selfportrait
Disoriented Loves - letters never delivered
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Disoriented Loves - letters never delivered
Labyrinth - find yourself - selfportrait
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Labyrinth - find yourself - selfportrait
Wounds / You can't heal the future, only past - selfportrait
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Wounds / You can't heal the future, only past - selfportrait
5 sentences than women hate - selfportrait
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5 sentences than women hate - selfportrait
Speak - selfportrait
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Speak - selfportrait
Beauty is a torture - selfportrait
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Beauty is a torture - selfportrait
The pyramid of duties - selfportrait
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The pyramid of duties - selfportrait
The weight of childhood - selfportrait
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The weight of childhood - selfportrait
The weight of perfection - selfportrait
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The weight of perfection - selfportrait
Binomial - selfportrait
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Binomial - selfportrait
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