Mariana Rocha is a visual artist, ballerina and lawyer. She has a BA in Fine Arts from Escola Guignard (UEMG/Brazil), specialized in drawing and sculpture; has a Post Graduation Course in Performance Art from Faculdade Angel Vianna (RJ/Brazil) and is current enrolled in a Low-residence MFA program in art & new media at Transart Institute/Plymouth University. Her work is interdisciplinary and has been shown in Brazil and abroad. She is part of the performance duo Rocha & Polse, and researches the body and its relation to sound, movement, weight and decay. Their collaborative work is interdisciplinary, site and context responsive spanning from performance art, to sound, photography, video and installation.
Rocha lives and works in Belo Horizonte, Brazil and Copenhagen, Denmark