┐ Rafael Lage – tupi or not tupi └

Rafael is documenting the life and struggle of street artisans in Brazil and mapping contemporary nomadic culture. To know more about his project and support it go here I am only interested in what’s not mine. The law of men. The law of the cannibal. We are tired of all those suspicious Catholic husbands in plays. Freud finished off the enigma of woman and the other recent psychological seers. What dominated over truth was clothing, an impermeable layer between the interior world and the exterior world. Reaction against people in clothes. The American cinema will tell us about this. (…) … Continue reading ┐ Rafael Lage – tupi or not tupi └

┐ Hélio Oiticica – Be marginal, Be a hero └

© Hélio Oiticica, Bólide Caixa  22, Mergulho no Corpo, 1966-1967 © Hélio Oiticica, Parangolé, 1964 © Hélio Oiticica, Seja Marginal, Seja Herói, 1968 © Hélio Oiticica, Tropicália PN 2 and PN3, de 1967 © Hélio Oiticica, Cosmococa 5 – Hendrix War Sorry but I couldn’t find the following text in English and it really is the one presenting the kind of analogy I wanted to call forward. It compares the work of Helio Oiticica with the work of Derek Jarman and it couldn’t be more poignant… “Caminhando pela exposição de Jarman em 97, chamou-me a atenção a fotografia de 1969 do … Continue reading ┐ Hélio Oiticica – Be marginal, Be a hero └