Curitiba Memorial receives next Friday (4), from the 7:30 pm, a photo exhibition which shows the everyday life of Roma in a distant perspective of stereotypes that commonly the label. The work is the photographer Rogério Ferrari which features 23 images, in black and white, 60 dimensions×40 cm. In partnership with the Cultural Foundation of Curitiba, the aberturta will show the presence of the Roma community. On display until 28 February, the visitation happens to 12:00 and 9:00 of 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, from Tuesday to Friday, and the 9:00 at 3:00 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Admission is free.
For three months, between 2010 and 2011, Rogério Ferrari traveled 45 municipalities of Bahia to photograph the Gypsy people. According to the photographer, "the project did not come from an aesthetic choice or exotic search, another distant to be photographed, but for the purpose of portraying the Gypsies in a distant perspective the possible of the stigmata and the stereotypes ". "In addition to generalizations, These photographs express the diversity ", Rogério account. The material is also in the book Roma.
The exhibition is curated as the White Images, What are the visual artist and photographer William also Zawa. She arrives at the art world gathering big names of photography, including professionals working abroad, and proposing work with copyright and relevant cultural projects on the national scene, both photographers and artists, as with the producers and cultural spaces.
About Rogério Ferrari
Rogério Ferrari works as independent photographer developing the project Inventories-Resistance that portrays the unknown side of known conflicts and struggles of peoples for self-determination: Palestinians; Kurds; Zapatistas, in Mexico; Without Land, in Brazil; Saarauís, in Western Sahara and in the territories occupied by Morocco; Mapuches, no Chile; Guarani Kaiowá, Mato Grosso do Sul; and the Indians, in Bahia.
He is the author of the books the Gypsies (Brasil 2011); Saharaouís, and Palestine (France, 2010-2008) ; Kurds, A Forgotten Nation (Brasil, 2007); Palestine, The eloquence of Blood (Brasil, 2004); and co-author of Zapatistas, The speed of the Dream (Brasil, 2006).
On Saturday (5), Rogério Ferrari and Guilherme Zawa will make a chat of the 10:30 at 12:00, in the Auditorium of the library of the village, in Shopping Patio Batel, to talk about this project.
|Exhibition “Gypsies”, Rogerio Ferrari
|Local: Curitiba Memorial|
Date: 04/12/2015 to 28/02/2016 -3rd, 4st, 5th and Friday, saturday and sunday
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