Carlos Garaicoa: being urban I SÃO PAULO

To what extent can architecture be understood as a society’s “frame”? What roles does architecture play in a context of urbanization? How does it bend to eventual political, ideological or even social pressures? These are some of the questions that surround and structure the work of Carlos Garaicoa, a multidisciplinary Cuban artist whose work is being celebrated at  Porto Seguro Cultural Space from February 7 through May 6.
With Rodolfo de Athayde as curator, the exhibition Carlos Garaicoa: being urban brings together 8 works by the artist. Between installations, videos, photographs, scale models and drawings, the works present the creative journey of the author, for whom the city plays a fundamental role. The Cuban constructs a poetics in which to contrast social, economic and political issues that directly impact the formation of the subjectivities and knowledge of the contemporary world.

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31.01.2018 | by martalanca | carlos garaicoa