txuca-bio

Born and based in Madrid, Txuca Pereira is photographer and producer. Since 2000 she has been working on commissioned works and on her investigation projects. She is a visual and audiovisual creator communicating with the viewer by experimenting with technique and art, transmitting sensations and moods. Her works are based on the search for the uniqueness in every face and her attraction to the body language. Her interest on the creative process led her to become a great observer behind the scenes.

After studying Bachelor of Arts and then Illustration, she gained a BA in Audiovisual Communication from the UEM European University of Madrid in 2000. She has continued taking part in courses at the ICP International Center of Photography, SVA School of Visual Arts, The Exhibition Lab, EFTI Centro Internacional de Fotografìa y Cine or EPC. Among her instructors Amy Arbus, Elinor Carucci, Keren Moskotvich, Sasha Wolf and Michael Foley. She started teaching at the ICP International Center of Photography as a TA Teacher Assistant during 2011. Later, she works on the design of contents of her own portrait and self-portrait workshops based on pedagogics of communicative exchange.

With her own style of photography, she begins another vital learning settling in foreign cities. Sheffield was her first destination to move in 2005 for a year and a half. She returns to Madrid being consolidated professionally. In 2009, Txuca is represented by Vander productions agency. She moved to NYC in 2010. There she joined The Mothership artist collective and her femenine glance became represented by Gaze Photography women platform. Back to Europe, she lived in Berlin until the end of 2014. Currently she is based in Madrid, where she combines the development of productions as a photographer and others as a producer.