In the long-shadow days of autumn, when the sun is low, reality is skewed. De Souza's perceptions move beyond boundaries and edges. The planes cross, and pass through one another, and through other bodies as she cuts across ground and walls. Their adumbrations reach out into open space hoping to escape containment, redrawing themselves with new life.
Shyra de Souza earned her Bachelor’s Degree with Distinction from the Alberta College of Art + Design in 2006. De Souza is the recipient of numerous grants and residencies, including Re: Making at the Banff Centre lead by Peter von Tiesenhausen in 2014. She is based in Calgary.