Vanessa Brazeau is a Canadian artist, producer, ice-breaker, collaborator, community builder, (un)educator working primarily in public space. She sees embodiment, physicality and movement as tools for translating and simplifying complex ideas. She is interested in creating understandable, accessible, mindful projects that educate and empower various publics.
She earned an MFA in “Public Art and New Artistic Strategies” from the Bauhaus-University Weimar in 2016 and later worked with the programm an artistic associate and lecturer. During this time, she developed performative strategies for public encounters in dialogue with students, in addition to imagining and implementing an experimental, embodied format for the social laboratory MIND PALACES at the Bauhaus Museum Weimar.