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Betina Samaia is a Brazilian photographer. Born in São Paulo in 1964, she holds a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology.
She seeks to register images from the unconscious by moving between past and present, reality and imagination.
With series named Choreography of Chaos, Nocturnals, Amazon-The Green’s End, India- Memories of What I Have Never Seen, Africa, Through the Mirror, Forests of The Imaginary among others, she has participated in several solo and group exhibits in Brazil, France and United States.
Over the past decade, her photo essays have been featured in the Carrousel du Louvre (Paris), Espace des Arts Sans Frontières (Paris), La Quatrième Image (Paris), Magic Brésil (Paris), Le Magazyn (California), Les Rancontres de la Photographie de Marrakech (Morocco), Nacional Historical Museum (Rio de Janeiro), Paraty em Foco (Rio de Janeiro), Casa da Cultura de Paraty (Rio de Janeiro), Museum of Image and Sound (Sao Paulo), Art 57 Gallery (Sao Paulo) and Valu Oria Gallery (Sao Paulo).
Betina is author of the books Amazon -The Green’s End (Edition Bessard, 2021), Multiverso – Quarentena Books 2 (IpsisPub, 2021), Out into the Night (Madalena Publisher, 2017), and Blue (Madalena Publisher,2015).