Daily Archives: September 15, 2014

Installation “O Muro” by Renato Pera on view in São Paulo

(São Paulo, Brazil) “O Muro” [“The Wall”] was designed to evoke São Paulo’s architectural memory, as it is made of baked clay bricks, the most traditional construction material used in the city for over 150 years. Its propagation ntimately linked to the influence of foreign immigrants, their technical and formal knowledge. It was extensively applied in all sorts of buildings and created characteristics we are familiar with even nowadays.

Gisela Motta and Leandro Lima show “Espera” in Ribeirão Preto

(Ribeirão Preto, Brazil) “Espera” draws in present time and memories of past situations. Time gives the keynote for the exhibition. I appears in “Contra Duchamp” (Against Duchamp), represented by the chess matches played by Duchamp, as repetition and accumulation in “Espera”, and in the sedimentary formation of the book columns in “Deposição” (Deposition).

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