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Thursday, September 27, 2007

Ethnic of the First Brazil and Always Brazil

In exhibition for unlimited time, the project named as Ethnic of the First and Always Brazil, of the artist Maria Bonomi, starts one of the largest public art works installed in the city in definitive character. The show will occupy the subterranean corridor of interconnection between Barra Funda subway station and Latin America Memorial. The first phase of the panels installation, entirely worked in relief utilizing materials as ceramic, will be inaugurated this month. It is esteemed that it will be finished till the end of the year.

For the entirely execution of this grandiose project, Maria Bonomi installed an atelier in the basement of Marta Traba Gallery of Memorial, where were used more than 10 tons of raw material, worked by qualified artists and people from Krukutu Indian settlement. The material, that tells the story of our country, in sculptures is rounded by mirrors with scenographic illumination, creating an infinite bottom inside a Oscar Niemeyer's building that is under governmental trust.

Memorial América Latina – Galeria Marta Traba
Auro Soares de Moura Andrade Avenue, 664 – Gate 6
From Mon. to Sun. from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Free Entrance


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