• Motherland, by Sherman Ong

    Motherland, by Sherman Ong

Individual and shared stories

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posted on 05/02/2014
Platform:VB reveals mapping by The Global Art Project founder based on five works featured on the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil

Curator Selene Wendt created for Platform:VB a mapping based on the intricate relation between individual and shared stories, which for her reveal what can be described as a global narrative. In this mapping, Wendt illustrates her thought connecting five works selected by the Festival: Doméstica, by Gabriel Mascaro, and Sergio e Simone, by Virginia de Medeiros, both winners of artist residencies and participants of the On Tour project; alognside Rabeca, by Caetano Dias, and Motherland, by Sherman Ong, both of which received honorable mentions; and Sympathy for the Devil, 2011, by Claudia Joskowicz. The researcher also included references to the work of artist Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, as well as texts by Walter Benjamin, Edward Said and Guimarães Rosa.

Click here and access the mapping Individual and shared stories of a global narrative, by Selene Wendt.

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