Bárbara Lissa

Bárbara Lissa and Maria Vaz work as a duo since 2017, with the duo PAISAGENS MÓVEIS. Both have a Masters in Arts from UFMG and a trajectory in Literature (UFMG) and Visual Arts (Guignard/UEMG). They deal with the relationship between memory and forgetfulness, from poetic fictions and within the personal and collective universe, having a great part of their works dealing with environmental issues. They were selected by several festivals, among them the Pierre Verger Prize, in Salvador (2021) and the Fest Foto, in Porto Alegre (2022). In 2021 they published the photobook "Três Momentos de um Rio", which was exhibited in several cities, among them Arles, in France. In 2022 they held a solo exhibition at BDMG Cultural/ Brazil, were invited to the exhibition Flesh and Stone, in Timisoara, Romania, and to the exhibition "Cosmopolitics" with national itinerancy. They are members of the platform Women Light and Women Photograph and work with editorial production on the ARCHIVO platform, Portugal-London.


In 2019, the collapse of the Córrego do Feijão dam in Minas Gerais, Brazil, released a mudflow that left environmental and humanitarian devastation in its wake. Two years later, artists Bárbara Lissa and Maria Vaz returned to the zone to document the aftermath. In this text, they consider the limitations… Read more »


Em 2019, o rompimento da barragem de Córrego do Feijão, em Minas Gerais, Brasil, causou devastação humanitária e ambiental. Dois anos depois, as artistas Bárbara Lissa e Maria Vaz, retornaram à área para documentar as consequências do ocorrido. Nesse texto elas consideram as limitações da perspectiva humana como testemunha dos… Read more »