Ângela Ferreira, Maison Tropicale, 2007

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<b>Ângela Ferreira, <i>Maison Tropicale</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Ângela Ferriera (born 1958 in Maputo, Mozambique; lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal). Description: “The project was the official representation of the Portuguese Pavilion at the 52nd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia… Angela Ferreira’s Maison Tropicale reflects on colonial history and its contemporary, post- and neo-colonial resonances. Amidst the territorial reorganisation undertaken by the […]

Rirkrit Tiravanija, Untitled (Tropical House), 2006

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<b>Rirkrit Tiravanija, <i>Untitled (Tropical House)</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Rirkrit Tiravanija (born 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives and works in Chiang Man, Thailand, Berlin, Germany, and New York City, USA). Materials: Wood and metal; 2.4 x 2.7 x 2.4 m. Description: “Tiravanija considers his role as an artist is as a developer of a dialogue, not necessarily as the creator of an […]

Pedro Reyes, Baby Marx Stage Design, 2009

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<b>Pedro Reyes, <i>Baby Marx Stage Design</i>, 2009</b>

Artist: Pedro Reyes (born 1972 in Mexico City, Mexico; lives and works in Mexico City, Mexico). Materials: Mixed media installation Description: “The action takes place in a library. It is a mid-century functionalistic building notable for its post-war austerity. If you look closely you may recognize some features which have been borrowed from famous architectural […]

Simon Starling, Prouvé (Road Test), 2012

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<b>Simon Starling, <i>Prouvé (Road Test)</i>, 2012</b>

Artist: Simon Starling (born 1967 in Epsom, England; lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark). Materials: Truck, Jean Prouvé “Shed” roof section c. 1950. Description: “Based on intensive research and (self-)experimentation, Simon Starling’s works take the form of multipart installations that incorporate technological trappings, films, photography, objects, performance, and publications. With a sharp interest in and […]

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