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Tag : Amsterdam

18 Dec 2017

“Who invented hunger…” – CEDLA, Amsterdam

The artwork is been exhibited at Cedla, the Center for Latin-American Studies in Amsterdam from 08 December 2017 until 20 January 2018. “QUEM INVENTOU A FOME SÃO OS QUE COMEM (Who invented hunger are those who eat)” Writer Carolina de Jesus (1914-1977), a black woman who lived in extreme poverty when began to write, pronounced the phrase above in the 60s. Her words are mirrored by the world-famous statement of President Lula da Silva in his inauguration (Jan/2003) about his […]

07 Nov 2017

Sad Days in Brazil

  SAD DAYS IN BRAZIL Subsequent to 13 years of an extraordinary ascend as a new economic power, Brazil is facing a dramatic period. The aftermath of the coup, one year ago, that deposed two time-elected president Dilma Rousseff, has been a continuous nightmare. The country lives now under an illegitimate president, disapproved by 97% of the population, while it watches the explosion of corruption in the National Congress. Meanwhile, the rising of right-wing fundamentalism threatening the cultural institutions is […]

19 Aug 2017

The Northern Sphere

The series was my very first experimentations with digital colour. It is a dive in e new world where there is magic, fantasy, dream but above all, distance and strangeness. In a new moment of my life in North Europe, when there was acceptance and awe, as somebody looking life through the screen of the cinema. For an immigrant, Holland and North Europe represents a misty “perfection”, where you ultimately were not invited to join, but to watch from a safe distance. […]