September 9, 2013

Odires Mlászho Book Sculptures at the venice Biennale

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Brazil presents ‘Inside/Outside’ at the Venice Art Biennale 2013. Commissioned by Luis Terepins — curated by Luis Pérez-Oramas and deputy curator André Severo – the South American country’s pavilion within the Giardini venue explores this idea of the ‘constellatory structure’,  featuring the work of five artists including Odires Mlászho.

Mlászho has created a series of book sculptures with the goal of re-inventing the possibilities of collage while referencing principles associated with a möbius strip. To emphasize the use of a its mathematical properties in art, his pieces are being shown in relationship to Bruno Munari’s Concave/Convex (1947), Max Bill’s Tripartite Unity (1948-49) and Lygia Clark’s Soft Work (1964).   Read More

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