Collares is an artist and mentor born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1985
and currently based in London. They graduated from Middlesex University
with a BA (Hons) in
Fine Art in 2018. The artist is interested in postcolonial perspectives in art
and culture and investigates the influence of visual language in the
decolonisation of the traditional narratives regarding, especially, the History
practice is extremely detailed and labour intensive, the pieces present a clear
European aesthetics appeal intertwined with their varied cultural heritage. Currently, the
artist is volunteering around the United Kingdom with farming and is producing
a series of self-portraits and works inspired by their present
to write about their travels and life. Writing is a crucial part of their
has always played a huge role in their career. Seeing text as a
work of art itself
life-changing for Sabrina,
and allowed them to express themselves in a very intuitive way. Those testimonies
are beyond honest and powerful, Notes to Self (how
the artist calls those pieces) are becoming more frequent as they embark deeper
into self-exploration and mustn’t be taken for granted as insightful and
mesmerising pieces of writing.
This is my legacy.
︎ PINDORAMA EXISTE E RESISTE. All rights reserved to Sabrina Collares, 2021.