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Whats Your Location? : Artist Books Exhibition


  • CEEE Erico Verissimo 1223 Rua dos Andradas RS, 90020-008 Brazil (map)

In honor of the 64th Porto Alegre Book Fair, the international collective WYL? What is your location? A set of images was made specially for a CRUZANDO HORIZONS exhibition, 2018, held at Centro Cultural CEEE Erico Veríssimo, from October 23 to November 24.

The project promoted the choice between pairs and trios of artists, based in Brazil, Kuwait, the United Kingdom, Australia and the United States. Thus, the books are the result of a long collaborative process, of digital messages and texts, in Arabic, Portuguese and English, according to the origin of each work.

The diversity of languages for the public, with emphasis on the publications in Arabic and Portuguese, prestige a native language of each artist and a brand in the dissemination of an approach to their projects, narrowing the relations of production and artistic reflection between people and the institutions, care, care, social contexts, leaders and geographers who work in the works.

Faced with this rich background, design and the slide are designed to bring artists closer to different cultures, are the requirements imposed by the native language of each author and questionnaires if the art is purely visual and capable of transcending as barriers linguistic expressions and to promote a reception of the meaning of the artistic object.

More broadly, artists were able to investigate the methods used to develop a productive process, assessing the impact of Western culture on the language of visual language, where a rupture of meaning predominated to become the most interesting method of research.

The collective WYL? The CEEE Erico Verissimo appreciate the books, affectionately made through a practice in respectful collaboration for the collection of different voices, the causes of the different parts of the world.

Earlier Event: October 18