Iara Guedes is a Japanese Brazilian multidisciplinary artist based in Berlin/Germany.
She studied dance and performance at the University of Communication and Arts of the Body (PUCSP) from 1999 to 2002. Her interest in animation and its possibilities related to performance began in 2004.
She dedicated to apprehending the practice of computer graphics and related technologies to create an environment where live performance could be incorporated. In parallel to her performance and dance studies, she graduated Digital Cinema at the International Academy of Cinema and Animation of Characters at the Melies School from 2008 to 2010.
In 2014 she moved to Berlin where she focused in the development of an authorial work with strong Japanese Butoh influence. She explores the unfolding and intersection between performance art and animation, cgi, video, photography.
She likes to work with simple and poetic concepts, so she can reach all audiences, of all ages, social, economic and cultural backgrounds.
Her work is open to possibilities and she is interested in life forms and what connect all of us. Evolutionary process, dualities, cycles, repetitions, transformation.