Cibelle Cavalli Bastos

Mx. Cibelle Cavalli Bastos (they/them) is an artist, musician, independent researcher and activist. Their practice as research engages with the changing conceptualisation of identity, performativity, pictorial communication and the propagation of behavioural patterns in the digital age. Both in real life and in the digital sphere, Bastos explores how counter-discourses to platform capitalism, white supremacy and cis-hetero-normative patriarchy challenge dominant narratives around sociopolitical issues. Their artistic work includes audiovisual works, performances and readymades as well as works in extended reality and social media. They graduated in 2015 from the Royal College of Art, London. They released four music albums worldwide under "Cibelle" for Crammed Discs and has performed and presented work in Martin Gropius Bau (Berlin-DE), ICA (London-UK), MASP (São Paulo-BR) Carnegie Hall (NY-USA), LCCA (Riga-LV), CAC Wifredo Lam (Havana-Cuba), Steirischer Herbst (Graz-Austria), MdbK Leipzig (DE), and collaborations within the 28th /31st São Paulo Biennial (SP-BR).