Brazil has long been called the "country of the future." This book documents an exhibition that examines Brazil from the perspective of blindness as a critical category, a metaphor for the way in which the obstruction of perception can illuminate alternate modes of knowledge and experience. It features twenty emerging and mid-career artists working in Brazil who offer a critical perspective on processes of transition within contemporary society, be it from the public space of the street to the virtual zone of the computer screen, or the scale of local communities to the structure of large-scale political action. These works speak to the complexity and heterogeneity of an art milieu that is both tied to the local and manifestly global in reach.
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Dale Rosengarten, McKissick Museum, preface by Jane Przybysz
Apr 2022 - University of South Carolina Press
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edited by Isabel Prochner, Tim Antoniuk, foreword by Douglas J. Cardinal, with contributions by Ken Bautista, Carlos Fiorentino, Maria Goncharova, Andrea Hirji, Mark Iantkow, Barry Johns, Lyubava Kroll, Courtenay Ruth McKay, Skye Oleson...
Dec 2021 - The University of Alberta Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$39.99 USD - Paperback / softback
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