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Gustavo Monteiro

January 6, 2020 - January 16, 2020


We live in a culture of authenticity that, in many ways, is obsessed with truthfulness and sincerity. The current culture of truthfulness, enlightened authenticity, and radical integrity-or desire for it, or expectation of it-occasionally change at diabolical speed.Focusing on the contemporary desire for authenticity, this artistic object seeks to question and “deconstruct” through a strategy of very transparent reversal the topic of the ideals of originality and openly imitate and even plagiarize – sarcastically or otherwise – images of artistic ancestors or of mass culture.

Creation and interpretation: Gustavo Monteiro and Edu Turrul
Sound composition: Vitor Joaquim
Light design and technical direction: António Pedro Orvalho
Production: Sekoia
Artistic Residences: Circolando, Espaço do Tempo, Devir-Capa

Residências artísticas/Artistic Residences: Circolando, Espaço do Tempo, Devir-Capa
Apoio/support: Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

Photo Gustavo Monteiro e Edu Turrul


January 6, 2020
January 16, 2020
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