Raquel Chaves (coco c) painted these pieces while immersed in each emotion, using music and her own memories as the catalyst for connection.
About the artist:
coco c is a Spanish-Brazilian artist from Barcelona. She has been an East Londoner since 2016.
Her interests reside in exploring concepts, emotions, and empowerment. She seeks to find an intrinsic connection between herself and these three elements in every medium she works with.
As an emerging artist she has worked with a range of mediums in both a personal and professional setting: fashion and costume design and styling, jewellery creations, Ikebana flower arrangements, ceramics, collage on wood and fabric, and photography. coco c’s focus is now on creating Installations.
PROJECT13 is a Conceptual Installation that explores Social Activism.
Coco's aims within the project is to produce a documentary on a series of workshops for teenagers and their carers, whether that be teachers, tutors, parents or social workers. The primary aim of this project is to ease the dialogue surrounding emotions and feelings, to encourage more openness, awareness, and empathy.