After showing in Paris and Normandy, ' Décadence Noire "arrives at Rio de Janeiro and features urbanidades and expressionist portraits of fatal women that illustrate the feminine thinking
Exhibition ' Décadence Noire "
Opening: on wednesday, 08 March
Time: 19 hours
French Alliance Gallery Botafogo
Curated By: Nina S
The actress and artist Christiana Guinle open, day 08 March, International women's day, at 19h, Alliance Française gallery Botafogo, the exhibition ' Décadence Noire"which features 18 works made exclusively on Iphone (15 photographs and 3 facilities) they do a walk on a single theme: women. Admission is free.
In this exhibition, Christiana Guinle transposes your experience acting as Narrator, image Director and photographer. Through your art, the artist builds a bridge between the real and the unfathomable. Each filter is a trademark, index of traces of soul, classical references to modern, of perspectives on history and society. The works respond and face to challenge modern issues and emphasize the contemporary torments. His works are full of love and criticism, violence and sensuality, dark and elegant, decadent and irresistible.
The artist feeds on a collection of images of more than 40.000 items that make up your sources of creation made, only, in smartphone, that determines the language of this unique process. Exclusively uses this technique, experiencing the endless possibilities offered by digital applications. The show was presented successfully in Paris, in respected Maelle Galerie, and in Normandy, no Semaine de Quilly.
"Current mobile phones reach a perfect image quality to the work of the artist, personal tool of own experimental laboratory. So, Christiana captures, Selects, modifies, paints in layers after layers, After filters filters, application after application, merging your creative process with the digital mechanism ", explains the curator Nina Sales.
Nina Sales is franco-brazilian. As artistic director and curator, conceived and performed four solo exhibitions (Iris Della Roca, Rudi Sgarbi, Christiana Guinle, Elaine Brand), seven group exhibitions (Passage(a), Vu DéjàVu PasVu, Enchanté Paris!, Braises d'aujourd ' hui, Panor'Almas 1 & 2, Zone Brésil(S), two conferences (Beatriz Lemos, Cristiana Tejo) and two residences (Sean Hart, Gilberto de Abreu).
The artist- Christiana Guinle began in plastic arts through painting, making his first works under the influence of your cousin, the famous painter Jorge Guinle. She soon gives up the brushes in favor of performing arts, becoming an icon of the Brazilian audiovisual heritage. During ten years, conducts research in the field of digital art, questioning the new technologies at the service of photographic expression. His later works are the result of a technical process only. She ' manufactures ' his works from images reinterpreted and modified by means of digital painting and retouching tools. The artist explores all the movements of art history, inserting classical or modern references, creating a Repertory of images with "Neo-Pop" fundamentally innovative. Unexpected social networks icon became a social phenomenon. She has participated in numerous collective exhibitions around the world, as New York, Paris and Rio de Janeiro. www.christianaguinle.com
Alliance Française- celebrated 130 years of activities in Brazil 2015. Besides being a reference in the language, she is, no doubt, the most respected institution and known the world, when it comes to the spread of the French language and Francophone cultures. She has, currently, more than 850 units 135 countries, where they study about 500.000 students. In France, it has schools and cultural centers for foreign students. The Brazil has the world's largest network of French Alliances with 40 associations and 69 units.
In 2013, the Gallery of the Alliance Française of Rio, where, since then, are presented exhibitions of contemporary photography, documentary and artistic, enhancing experimental proposals, daring and on major themes of society. The opening of the exhibition ' Décadence Noire ", on the international day on women's rights, It will be the occasion to discuss about the role of women in the field of contemporary creation, in France and in Brazil.
|Opening: 08 March 2017, at 19h|
|Talk and chat with the artist:|
|10 March 2017 -7:30 pm|
|Speaker: Angela Ancora da Light|
|Visitation: de09 March 23 April 2017|
|Monday to Friday 10:00 to 8:00 pm|
|Saturday 9:00 at 1:00 pm|
|French Alliance Gallery Botafogo – Rua Muniz Barreto, 746 -Botafogo|
Tel.: (21) 3299-2000
|Curated By: Nina S|
Artistic Direction: Marcio Goldzweig