Leite, Nayara

Analogue photography, performance, text, installation, video

Artist statement

-- Åpent atelier lørdag 17. september 2022 --

Nayara Leite (b. 1989) is a Brazilian artist and writer based in Bergen, Norway. She holds an MFA from the Bergen Art Academy and an MA in Photojournalism & Documentary Photography from the London College of Communication. Nayara works across analogue photography, performance, text, video and installation. Through autobiographical narrative, political news, letters to close friends and archival material, she produces a portrayal of the reality in which the LGBTQ+ community lives in Brazil and in Norway.

Isotop, Magnus Barfots gate 25
5015 Bergen

E-postadresse: hello@nayaraleite.com
Web: http://www.nayaraleite.com


2018-2020 – MA Fine Art, Bergen Art Academy, Bergen, NO
2016-2017 – MA Photojournalism & Documentary Photography, London College of Communication, London, UK
2007-2011 – BA Social Communication / Advertising, Universidade de Fortaleza, Fortaleza, BR

Scarlet Room of the Nonsensical. Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo. 2022. Photo: Thomas Tveter
Meus Caros Amigos - part III. Palmera, Bergen. 2021. Photo: Tatiana Lozano
I have decided to share my love with you. Bergen Pride. 2021. Photo: Roy Bjørge
fem tusen og fem. Hordaland Kunstsenter, Bergen. 2021. Photo: Nayara Leite