Daily Archives: January 15, 2016


“Totemonumento” gathers together works that transmit the idea of memory and history

(São Paulo, Brazil) The exhibition borrows its title from a controversial work by Brazilian artist Cildo Meireles done in the context of the Brazilian military dictatorship in 1970. Tiradentes: totem-monument for the political prisoner was a happening held in the week that celebrated the Minas Conspiracy in which the figure of Tiradentes was elected as a national hero by the military government.

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