Afonso Tostes

(this page was last updated in July 2016)

Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1965.
Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Represented by Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea.

PIPA 2012 nominee.

Afonso Tostes work investigates the structure and form by producing sculptures made of demolition wood recovered from construction sites around the city. These sculptures are strategically placed and assembled in order to draw attention to the structure, form, balance, support, prop and mutual dependency between the parts.

Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2012:

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