Márcia Normande is a co-founder of Munganga Theatre Group. While living in Amsterdam from ‘86 to ’91, she worked with set, costumes and props for the group in several plays.
She went to university for Architecture, then worked for theatre, cinema and TV, as part of Art Direction teams in Brazil.
In England she did a one year full-time course of Set Design at Central School of Speech and Drama, London, and subsequently designed sets for opera, designed set, costumes and props for musicals, and sets and puppets for puppet groups in the UK.
In New York she designed and made props for publicity videos.
Back in Brazil, she designed sets for big outdoors events, sets, costumes and props for theatre and music bands, and sets for chat and news shows for TV.
Márcia’s been showing her paintings at solo exhibitions and collective tours in art galleries in Brazil.
She lives between Florida and Brazil/Europe, and this show is made of mini-paintings that fit in her suitcase. The subject matter is “Home is something you create” and she paints on used tea bags, and writes her travel diary on coffee filters