(São Paulo, Brazil)
From March 13, the Galeria Vermelho presents the installation “Escalpo Islâmico” (Islamic Scalpel) by Dora Longo Bahia at the Terrace.
A work originally created and presented on the second floor of the Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo (Ibirapuera Park), during the 28th Bienal de São Paulo, in 2008, Escalpo Islâmico, by Dora Longo Bahia, uses Islamic motifs on a background of red acrylic paint to weave a commentary about violence.
About the artist:
Born in São Paulo, 1961 where she lives and works.
PHD in Visual Poetics at Escola de Comunicações e Artes, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Master in Visual Poetics at Escola de Comunicações e Artes, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil. Graduated in Art Education at Faculdade de Artes Plásticas, Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado, São Paulo, Brazil
PIPA 2012 Nominee
“Escalpo Islâmico” by Dora Longo Bahia
Opening on 13th March at 8pm; in display until 5th April
Tuesdays to Fridays from 10am to 7pm and Saturdays 11am to 5pm
Rua Minas Gerais, 350
Consolação, São Paulo