In her first solo exhibition at the Zipper Galeria, the artist Romy Pocztaruk features the series “Bombrasil”, a photographic investigation on the Brazilian nuclear arms program, conducted secretly by the Brazilian government in the 1970s.
Romy Pocztaruk has a master's degree in Visual Poetics by the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Pocztaruk’s photography and vídeo work delas with simulations and the positions from which the artist interacts with diferente places. She has participated in such exhibitions as 31ª Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo; BRICS (2014), OI Futuro Flamengo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil; Convite à Viagem – Rumos Artes Visuais (2011-13), Itaú Cultural, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro/Goiânia, Brasil; 9ª Bienal do Mercosul (2013), Porto Alegre, Brasil; Region 0 - The Latino Video Art Festival of New York (2013), New York; the 64º Salão Paranaense (2012), at the Museum of Contemporaty Art of Paraná, Curitiba, Brasil; Prêmio diário contemporâneo de fotografia, Casa das onze janelas, Belém do Para, Brasil; Percursos Simulados (2011), Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brasil; Simulated Pathways (2011), at Skalitzer 140, Berlim, Alemanha; and All Photographers Now (2006), Musée de l’Elysée, Paris, França.
She ha salso taken part in artist-in-residence programmes in China (Sunhoo Creatives in Residency), Berlim (Takt Kunstprojektraum) e Nova York (Bronx Museum), sponsored by the Iberê Camargo grant for artist residencies.