Artist terminating the project in Porto Alegre / Brazil, presenting photo exhibition, materials collected in the cities and video on lessons learned from the National Circulation / International
The project LEANDRO MACHADO - Path Archeology, who performed the national / international traffic in Rio de Janeiro / Brazil, La Rochelle / France and Montevideo / Uruguay, will close in Porto Alegre next month. On 17 August, Saturday, a partir the 17h, It has artist exhibition opening at the Contemporary Art Museum (MAC-RS), with institutional support from the State Institute of Visual Arts (leaves), the Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana.
Além da opening of the exhibition of photographs and collected materials nas cidades visitadas, on occasion occur distribution of the eponymous book project, with autograph session, Besides the presentation of a video prepared by Leandro Machado on the acquired experiences and knowledge during the project, realizado com recursos do Governo do Estado do Rio Grande do Sul por meio do Pro-Culture RS FAC – Fundo de Apoio à Cultura #juntospelacultura_2. O audiovisual conta com direção do artista multimídia Bebeto Alves, responsible for track, editing and assembly.
The idea of "Archeology Path” surgiu das wanderings of the artist in peripheral parts of the capital gaucho. "It seems that people of the city are only those that circulate by the Center, Lesser Town and Windmills. Porto Alegre is so broad, only, powerful! They are peripheral places, but - at the same time - other centers. I went to places unknown and only knew the name. I found another Porto Alegre, sometimes even more beautiful than we know ", says Leandro.
A apresentação original do projeto ocorreu em 2016, Atelier in Jabutipê, at the time Fumproarte funded by the Municipal Department of Culture of Porto Alegre. At the opening of the first exhibition in the capital of the gauchos, It was also launched the publication with articles from experts in the field (Iosvaldyr Bittencourt, Stephen Haeser, Michele Zgiet and Carla Magalhães), text on the artistic production of the author, reports of cartographic and sensitive experience the city and photographic records of the process by Paulo Correa.
The curator of the exhibition in La Rochelle / France, Martina Weissgerber, the firm: "His photographs are a memorial roaming the identity of the man in any landscape, taken daily during a pilgrim. Leandro work becomes even more significant in the current political situation in Brazil: to Archeology Path It is an artistic study of the remains of a civilization in danger of disappearing ".
Antônio Augusto Good, curator of exhibitions in Porto Alegre, Rio de Janeiro and Montevideo, highlights: "In addition to seeking visibility to these populations / communities / places, other power takes shape in fact bring people / knowledge / experience, looking for a plural thought. Also I realize the continuity of a moving body, a discourse that thickens, coherently, poetry, resistance to follow betting on their belief black artist ".
The exhibition “Archeology Path” It is on display in the MAC-RS until the day 22 September, with free entry. As imagens expostas revelam uma Porto Alegre diferente, descontruída authentic and by the look of the visual artist, who along with Paul Correa Photographer, toured several neighborhoods registering buildings, landscapes, everyday situations and people who live in these regions. Some records and materials collected in cities which conducted the National / International Movement were also included in the installation to complete the experience of viewers.
The executive producer of the project is Sabina Stephanou, da Stephanou Cultural, relying on funding from the state government of Rio Grande do Sul.
Meet visual artist Leandro Machado:
Gaucho Porto Alegre, Bachelor of Visual Arts - Painting enabling the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Degree in Art Education with the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). Held the following solo exhibitions: Schematic drawings, Look gifts, Otá or when the stone does not know it's statue. He was winner of the 1st Prize of Contemporary Art of the French Alliance of Porto Alegre (AFPoa) – pictured above, with winning work at the time (credit: Fabio Alt).
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|Launch of the Exhibition and Book “Archeology Path ", Leandro Machado|
|Free event with distribution of books and video presentation|
|Opening: 17 August (Saturday), a partir the 17h|
|Visitation: from 18 august to 22 September 2019|
|Local: MAC-RS – Casa de Cultura Mario Quintana (Rua dos Andradas, 736 – 3To walk) – Historical center – Porto Alegre / RS / Brazil|