Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Tiago Gualberto – Lembrança de Nhô Tim (Souvenir from Massa/Mister Tim): Contemporary Art, Inheritances from the Colonial Past and the Brazilian Present

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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The Lembrança de Nhô Tim (Souvenir From Massa/Mister Tim) is an artistic object produced in partnership with the city of Igarapé, in the state of Minas Gerais. The project combines a series of interventions proposed by the Afro-Brazilian artist Tiago Gualberto. In addition to the age-old activity of mining, the region stands out due to its proximity to Inhotim, currently the largest center of contemporary art in Brazil. Through recordings and accounts concerning the experiences arising from this artistic project, the artist will seek to trace a portrait of individual and collective memories about the continuities of the past and tensions in the present.

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