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 of insisting on continuing to research – and live – with joy.

[This essay is the winner of the II Mariza Correa Visual Anthropology Award and is published in partnership with the 2018 John Monteiro Anthropology Journeys]

You can view and download this essay in Portuguese here, or view and download the English version below.

Reche, Clarissa. 2019. “Lua Nova”. PROA Revista De Antropologia E Arte 1 (9), 331-40.