When You Are a Woman

“She rewrites stories by stitching on them: poetry, wonders and subtleties are the key to her art works.” - from the artist

Ride, 2019, Embroidery on Photograph, 4.7 x 4.7 cm, NFS

Ride, 2019, Embroidery on Photograph, 4.7 x 4.7 cm, NFS

"Everything is Political" is an ongoing series of embroidered photographs with women being the protagonists of the pieces. Each one of them brings a feminist/reflexive message to the spectator.

Sisterhood, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 9.5 x 6.5 cm, NFS

Sisterhood, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 9.5 x 6.5 cm, NFS

Her work dives into forgotten memories through old photographs that were found in antique shops, flea markets and even in dusty family albums. She rewrites stories by stitching on them: poetry, wonders and subtleties are the key to her art works.

When you're a woman, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 7 x 13.5 cm, NFS

When you're a woman, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 7 x 13.5 cm, NFS

Women's stereotypes are constantly being  questioned. Her focus is to make them the protagonists of their own story.

Future, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 9.5 x 6.5 cm, NFS

Future, 2018, Embroidery on Photograph, 9.5 x 6.5 cm, NFS

Living in Brazil, a country where violence against women is present everyday has contributed to [Juliana Naufel’s] choice of defying and making reflections in her pieces. Being aware that everything is political when you are a woman is what keeps her going.

Her Story, 2019, Embroidery on Photograph, 11.5 x 7 cm, NFS

Her Story, 2019, Embroidery on Photograph, 11.5 x 7 cm, NFS

About the artist:

Juliana Naufel was born in 1996 in São Paulo, Brazil, where she currently runs her own studio to research about the connections between textile art, art & gender and Women Artists from Latin America.

Naufel is a Bachelor in Visual Arts by UNESP - São Paulo‘s State University and an emerging artist that was already featured in group shows at Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Portugal, Spain and U.S.A.

To view more work by the artist, please visit www.cargocollective.com/juliananaufel, as well as www.facebook.com/naufssjuliana. You may also follow the artist on Instagram @naufss.


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