O Leitor

2018-09-13T20:31:47+00:00

18 blue paper folders, typewritten texts on blue paper 32 x 24,5 x 32 cm (each) Reports and orders issued by Direção dos Serviços da Censura (censorship services in Portugal) typed by the artist herself on 25-line blue paper and highlighting red excerpts, expressions or words in a series of blue file folders. In [...]

Ominosos

2018-09-13T20:30:39+00:00

21 Lead balloons 9.06 x 11.81 in (each) When in 2014 the United States declared a migratory crisis considering the sudden increase of children detained on the US-Mexico border, and the first deportation of a group of children to San Pedro Sula, Honduras occurred, the very prestigious news agency Reuters reported the event with [...]

O Exílio

2018-09-13T20:27:18+00:00

Sculpture made of bookcover and demolition rocks on a wooden base 20 x 42,5 x 30 cm (sculpture) 75 x 254 x 50 cm (base) The work recalls the relationship between exile and literature and the weight of the figure of the exiled in the literary production of countries under dictatorial regimes. * Excerpt [...]

Dito

2018-09-13T21:01:40+00:00

12 dossiers, mineral print on tracing paper 30 x 32 x 5 cm
(each) Twelve red dossiers installed directly on the wall show pages printed on translucent paper that are waiting to be clad and read by the viewer. The artist creates thematic files, extolling some of the subjects, contents and words from books that, [...]

Biblioteca maldita

2018-09-21T13:39:58+00:00

15 books, Post-it red markers and steel bookshelf 21 x28 x 15,5 cm Fifteen books written by female writers, playwrights and poets, that were forbidden and confiscated during the regime of the so-called Estado Novo in Portugal(New State, from 1933 to 1945) are presented on a shelf on the wall, as a small personal [...]

Contramão

2018-09-27T13:11:08+00:00

Latex paint on wall Variable dimensions Mottos of Brazilian governments from 1822 to 2018 are the matrix of this work. The mottos are painted on the wall, semi-veiled and superimposed in chronological order. The second motto, "Ordem e progresso" (Order and progress), is only half veiled, splicing up with the last 2016 motto [...]