He began his artistic path in the 1980s, as he was interested on the experimental productions of art movements such as Dada, Fluxus, Situationism, Concrete Poetry, Poema/Processo and the Gutai group, when he experimented with hybrid fields involving poetry, visual poetry and mail art until he got to painting, monotypes, sculptures and installations. Still on that decade, he started a long series of drawings, collages and paintings on envelopes and family letters (“Cartas de Areia”, 1984-2021), a long work-in-progress that was the base for a major part of his poetics, regarding the decline of sugar cane mills in Brazil.
Visual artist Carlos Mélo presents “Overlock”, a series of artworks created during the new coronavirus pandemic in which he reflects upon the cultural and environmental impact caused by the textile industry in Pernambuco’s Agreste, in Brazil, as of the consolidation of an Apparel Manufacture Hub, responsible for radically changing the economic dynamics of this place of agrarian and livestock farming tradition.
Graduated in Graphic Design with emphasis in typography at Anhembi Morumbi University in São Paulo (2015). As a graphic designer, he worked at FAMA Museu (Fábrica de Arte Marcos Amaro), in Itu, and since 2019 he works at Kogan Amaro Gallery. His contact with painting begins in 2013, through incursions with graffiti in the city of São Paulo.
Self-taught African-Brazilian artist, born in Brasilia, in 1971. In 24 years of full dedication to the art practice, he has participated in group and solo shows with oil paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramics and installations in cities such as Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Paris, Massachusetts, Havana and Caracas.
Born in Goiânia, Brazil, 1998. Rafaella Braga began tracing her own path in arts through graffiti and later finding herself in painting, exploring it freely and without any pre-conception. She has been developing and materializing her ideas mostly on large scale canvases, that can take up entire walls, revealing a physically intense working method.
He began his artistic path in the 1980s, as he was interested on the experimental productions of art movements…
Visual artist Carlos Mélo presents “Overlock”, a series of artworks created during the new coronavirus pandemic in which he reflects upon the cultural and environmental impact