I am a Brazilian artist living and working in London. My artist practice is an investigation of cultural identity, rituals and how cultures are influenced, shaped and transformed through politics, religion and media.
Eight people talking about their lucky charms
Drawing with Lights (2004) is a series of works which are created by recording the trace of lights in the dark with a camera
An area surrounded by sequences of beads reminds the viewer of rosaries, the luxury of churches but they are rather a symbolic representation of prison bars cell.
I have released this little book to the world, expecting one day to be returned to me filled with anonymous confessions
Time & Space shows my 28 minute journey to and from work on public transport
About how the media such as Religion and Politics present images and how the viewers perceive it
A project in development that contains at the moment around 50 shrines from many different sizes, colours and shapes
A golden crucifix swinging from one side to the other is projected on black velvet
This mixed media installation consists of a video loop made from 500 digitally altered passport photographs and an audio loop made from prayers said in many different languages.
This sound was recorded during a London bus journey from work to home in 2009
Still images from the installation ‘Untitled’
This state and this society produce religion, which is an inverted consciousness of the world
Mixed media installation that contains both sound recorded secrets, play in a loop, and floating transparent balloons containing shredded secrets.
The soil, in turn, contains seeds, and small invertebrates such as worms and slugs that with the time will modify, transform and destroy this landscape
Tick Tock was prompted by a visit to the British Museum