Nazaré Soares (Spain/Portugal/Norway) is an artist and curator mainly working with new animism & spiritual technologies within contexts of contemporary art & new ecologies. She works around notions of neo-pharmacopoeias, invisibility, imperceptibility, and magic engineering. Her practice interweaves, psychoacoustic and cinematic spaces, speculative design and performance arts, producing spaces for ritual, and incubation means. Her research and practice When the Spell is Broken, from 2014 and onwards, is developed from her interest in systems of interconnectivity deeply grounded in topographies of imaginary spaces & inner landscapes. How mediation and translation processes within ontologies of these systems coexist with the body, land, language, landscape, and invisible architectures.
She is a founder of the art platform Invisibledrum based in Norway, a platform investigating interrelationships and interconnections within technology, art, ecologies, and animistic systems in contemporary society. Nazaré is the curator of art and new ecologies for Tribute Earth, an NGO that provides access to ancestral wisdom and regenerative biocultural projects.
She is granted a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the Norwegian University of Science and Technology in 2017. She graduated from Brighton University with a First-class degree in Moving Image Arts in 2014; as part of this course, she spent three months studying in Ramallah at the Academy of Art of Palestine. She spent a year from 2006 living and working in Tokyo, after which she moved to the UK wherein in 2010 she received The Ideas Taps and Magnum Photography Award.
Her work has been exhibited at numerous art venues and festivals worldwide, including amongst others, Art & Science Museum of Singapore, Palais des Congrès of Montréal, Metamorf Art & Technology Biennale, Museum of Contemporary Art of Ethiopia, Brighton Museum, Fabrica Gallery Brighton, Indian Habitat Centre, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Centro Botín, Sonar Music & Technology Festival, Kunsthall Trondheim & Varanger Museum.