Bio

Fábia Bercsek

b. 1978, São Paulo 

Lives and works in Lisbon

Brazilian/Hungarian contemporary artist Fábia Bercsek holds a powerful creative identity. Her work conducts regeneration, translated into unexpected and innovative results—focused on experimentalism and the fusion of concepts. After years of activity in the fashion industry, she permanently closed the company in Brazil to move abroad within a progressive system. The current dynamic in Portugal aims at research and artistic production—bringing together several different practices.

 

CV selected

 

EDUCATION

1996 - 1999 – Bachelor of Fashion Design, FASM Faculdade Santa Marcelina, São Paulo, Brazil.

1993 - 1995 – Vo-Tech High School Diploma in Communication Design, ETEC Carlos de Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

OPEN STUDIO SHOW

2021 – “Privacy Policy”, Fábia Bercsek Studio, Lisbon, Portugal.

 

SOLO INTERVENTIONS

2021 – “Vortex”, Urban Art Intervention, Lisbon, Portugal.

2020 – “diēs Dominica” an Opera Project by Fábia Bercsek, Urban Art Intervention, Lisbon, Portugal.

2018 – “Fantasia”, Urban Art Intervention, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 – Perfect Strangers+, Seed House, Lisbon, Portugal.

2011 – Recorte e Cole, Cartel 011, São Paulo, Brazil.

2011 – Curta Moda Brasil, São Paulo International Short Film Festival, MIS Museu da Imagem e do Som, São Paulo, Brazil.

2008 – Exposição Arte Urbana, Galeria Central & Galeria Olido, São Paulo, Brazil.

2008 – Lápis Lapin An Exhibition, Surface to Air, São Paulo, Brazil.

2007 – Teenage Riot, Resfest Brazil 2007, Cinemateca Brasileira, São Paulo, Brazil.

2006 – The Illustrator 1.0, House of Erik!a Palomino, São Paulo, Brazil.

2005 – Aderência, Sesc Avenida Paulista, São Paulo, Brazil.

2005 – Viés, Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo, Brazil.

2005 – Mostra Olhares do Brasil, São Paulo Fashion Week, Pavilhão da Bienal, São Paulo, Brazil.

2005 – Plastic.o.rama, Melissa, MAM Museum of Modern Art, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

2003 – Colapso, Ampgalaxy, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

SPECIAL PROJECT

2020 – World Without Words, FORT Magazine, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

EXPERIENCE

2018 - currently – Multidisciplinary Artist at Fábia Bercsek Studio, Lisbon, Portugal.

2000 - 2017 – Founder, CEO, Creative Director & Head Designer at FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo, Brazil.

2014 - 2016 – Creative Director & Associate Designer at Cravo & Canela - Priority Group, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

2003 - 2004 – Fashion Designer & Creative Manager at Cavalera, São Paulo, Brazil.

2001 - 2002 – Fashion Design Professor at FASM Faculdade Santa Marcelina, São Paulo, Brazil.

1997 - 2000 – Fashion Design Assistant at Alexandre Herchcovitch, São Paulo, Brazil.

1996 - 1997 – Fashion Production Intern at ELLE Brasil Magazine - Editora Abril, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

EDUCATIONAL PRACTICE

2000 - 2016 – Fashion Illustration Workshops in person at FABIABERCSEK® Headquarters, São Paulo, Brazil.

2002 - 2016 – Fashion Design Graduation Panels at FASM Faculdade Santa Marcelina, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

BRAND PRESENTATIONS

Fall/ Winter 2017 FABIABERCSEK®, Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2017 FABIABERCSEK®, Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2016 FABIABERCSEK®, Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2016 FABIABERCSEK®, Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2010 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2010 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2009 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2009 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2008 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2008 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2007 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2007 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2006 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2006 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2005 FABIABERCSEK®, São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2005 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2004 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2004 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2003 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2003 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2002 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2002 FABIABERCSEK®, Amni Hot Spot, São Paulo, Brazil.

Fall/ Winter 2001 FABIABERCSEK®, Semana de Moda - Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

Spring/ Summer 2001 FABIABERCSEK®, Semana de Moda - Casa de Criadores, São Paulo, Brazil.

 

COSTUME DESIGN

2010 - 2011 – “Tatyana” - Deborah Colker Dance Co., Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

 

CROSS BRANDING

Absolut Vodka, Adidas Originals, Arezzo, Banco do Brasil, Brastemp, Campari, Coca-Cola, Fiat, Fashion Targets BC, Intimus - Kimberly-Clark, Kodak, Livraria Cultura, Melissa, Microsoft, MTV Brasil, Natura &Co, Nike, Rhodia - Solvay Group, Wonderbra, and more.

 

PUBLICATIONS

Books

2005 – Sample: 100 Fashion Designers - 010 Curators, Phaidon Press, UK.

2004 – Fashion Illustration Next, Thames & Hudson, UK.

2003 – O Brasil na Moda - Vol. 1 and 2, Editora Caras, Brazil.

2002 – Net Mode - Web Fashion Now, Thames & Hudson, UK.

Magazines & Newspapers

Dazed & Confused Magazine, Elle Brasil, Flaunt Magazine, Folha de São Paulo, ID Magazine, International Herald Tribune, L’Officiel Brasil, L’Officiel Paris, Numéro Tokyo, Nylon Japan, Paper Magazine, Visionaire Magazine, Vogue Brasil, Vogue Japan, Vogue Paris, and more.

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