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PORTUGUESE WOMEN IN THE US

Joana Ricou

"Portuguese Women in the United States" 
 Field: Arts

The artist Joana Ricou will be part of the show "Cartografia do Feminino" opening at Rogue Space Gallery 
(508 W 26th Street), October 21-26. The show was curated by Isabel Pavão and will also inclued works by Rita Barros; Margarida Correia; Maria Clara Pereira and Isabel Pavão.

Joana Ricou

Joana Ricou works as an artist and creative director in artistic, scientific and educational projects with universities and museums including Harvard University, the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh, the National Aviary and the Andy Warhol Museum. Joana has received awards and residencies including the Spark Award from The Sprout Fund and a Fellowship at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University.
Joana studied art and biology at Carnegie Mellon University (BSA'04) and multimedia arts at Duquesne University (MS'09) and lives in Brooklyn, NY.
Joana uses art and science to explore current discoveries and events. She is inspired by themes of multiplicity and dis/continuity, focusing on how science defines and re-defines distinctions and boundaries in the human body.