KAILASA Devi Saraswati Arts and Culture Om Award March 8, 2022
Affiliation at the time of award: Artist
Ms. Castro is originally a graffiti artist from the suburbs of Rio, Brazil and has always been interested in the dialogue of marginalized female bodies. She has dedicated herself to elaborate works based on personal experiences, in search of a mutual connection with those who have been through similar experiences. Her work has been exhibited in museums around the world, such as the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, and is part of important collections. As a survivor of domestic violence, Ms. Castro has been developing art and education projects for nearly 20 years to raise awareness about women’s rights, especially through Rede NAMI – an association created by her.
The next KAILASA Om Awards ceremony will take place
Monday, December 19
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