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Tag : Quem inventou a fome são os que comem

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 […]