Ana Rezende is an architect from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. She has a Masters and PhD degree in Design, specializing in Color as a Language and Audiovisual Design.
She has taught undergraduate courses in Communications, Architecture, Interior and Graphic Design for the last 25 years in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Since 2009 she has been researching and teaching Color as a language for architects and designers.
As Fulbright Doctoral Student at Stamps School of Arts and Design at the University of Michigan she developed a project exploring the relationship between color and audiovisual elements, which resulted in a 3D (VR) Immersive Experience installation in a ‘Cave’ named “The Foam.
Her talk, “The Brazilian Graphic Design: Its History, Challenges and Scenes”, will be full of imagery of Brazil as well as the reality and challenges for contemporary designers.