Bruna Barros

Bruna Barros (or Mercúrio) is a multidisciplinary artist and translator. Through literature, translation, cinema and visual arts, Bruna creates narratives of affection. Along with Jess Oliveira she forms the translator-artist-duo cocoruto. Bruna believes in the importance of talking about yourself and the importance of telling stories. As a poet, they were featured in the anthology Poetas Negras Brasileiras edited by Jarid Arraes. As a filmmaker, she wrote and directed the short film “Amor de Ori” (2017) and co-wrote and co-directed the short documentary “a beira do planeta mainha soprou a gente” (2020), which was nominated for the Grande Prêmio do Cinema Brasileiro 2021 in the short documentary category.