Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Brazil Initiative

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

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Joukowsky Forum, Watson Institute, 111 Thayer Street.

The Lembrança de Nhô Tim (Souvenir From Massa 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.