Red Portal

Ethnographic experiment / Digital collage made in partnership with anthropologist Janaina Moraes based on reports of menstruation during fieldwork. Work done in 2021.

One billionth of a meter

Visual essay done in October 2015 together with some of the 10 undergraduate students from USP who participated in the BIOMOD international biomolecular design competition. The group was the first South American to participate and had students from chemistry, physics, biomedical sciences, design, social sciences and mathematics.

Kaleidoscope or Bloody Trap

As part of my doctoral research, I have been experimenting with my own menstrual blood. What I investigate is the aesthetic / erotic dimension of knowledge production, and how we can think together with what is normally hidden, what Bruno Latour calls the purification process of scientific making. So I chose to work with the … Read moreKaleidoscope or Bloody Trap

New Moon

Visual essay produced from an experiment using my menstrual blood translated from a microscope built by my friends and I that uses a cell phone camera aplied with a laser pointer lens. This relationship came about thanks to my master’s research, ethnographing the encounter between hacker practices and scientific practice, thinking of it as tactics … Read moreNew Moon

Extraordinary Possibilities

Visual essay on the intense presence of the plant “Espada de São Jorge” in my neighborhood. Published on Art and Identity Policies. You can see and download the full essay in portuguese here, or see and download a english version below. Reche, C. (2021). Extraordinárias possibilidades. Art and Identity Policies, 24, 166–176. Retrieved from