Cássia Vila is a Brazilian-Italian graphic designer and
art director who has studied and worked in Brazil and Germany. She has held jobs in advertising agencies, studios, publishing houses, fashion brands. She has also worked as a freelancer and carried out several self-iniciated projects.


EDUCATION
2015-2018 — MA in Digital Media at the Hochschule für Künste Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
2008-2012 — Bachelor in Graphic Design at UNESP São Paulo State University (Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil) 

WORK EXPERIENCE
2017-2019 — Teaching Assistant of Media Theory at the HFK Bremen with Prof. Dr. Andrea Sick
2015-2019 — Freelancer Graphic Designer / Art Director 
2014-2015 — Art Director at NUAGE (fashion brand), São Paulo, Brazil
2013-2014 — Graphic Designer at Estúdio PML (design studio), São Paulo, Brazil
2013 — Graphic Designer at NEW CONTENT (agency), São Paulo, Brazil
2010-2012 — Art Assistant at Alto Astral (publishing house), Bauru, Brazil

EXHIBITIONS
2019 — “Crash” at the Hochschultage - HFK Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
2018 —  “A Desire not so Strong” at the Hochschultage - HFK Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
2017 — “500.000m3 of concrete” at the Hochschultage - HFK Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
2016 — “Pooooetry” at the Hochschultage - HFK Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
2016 — “16 Projetos Artísticos que a gente nunca vai fazer” at Brazil’s Graphic Design Biennale (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
2014 — “Para além do visível” at SESC (Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil)
2012 — “Memórias da Caixa Preta” at Movimento Hot Spot (itinerant, Brazil)

PERFORMANCES AND LECTURES
AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
2016 — DAAD-STIBET Scholarship for particularly committed students HFK Bremen (Bremen, Germany)
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