2016 ~ Sunday March 20 ~ Roaming Assembly # 4 ~ FAILURE TO TRANSMIT: 'Fifteen notes on identity and its drama', talk by Marcelo Rezende

16.05.16 | tag: Arnhem

Fifteen notes on identity and its drama
by Marcelo Rezende

“The anthropological research in the art field against the aesthetical research is happening now. The aesthetical research always gave the code to the development of art from antiquity until the avant-gardes (...) The freedom of the artist has been always an individual matter, but the true freedom can only be collective; freedom aware of its social responsibility, able of bringing down the aesthetics boundary, this concentration camp of the Western civilization”. (Lina Bo Bardi, letter from the archives of MAM-BA)

A tour through 500 years of chaos concerning the imbalance between essentiality and universality from the Brazilian perspective; and the Brazilian failure in convincing itself (and the world) that chaos is not the problem, but a chance. Maybe (as Lina Bo Bardi told us already) that could be what we need now… 

Roaming Assembly#4 - FAILURE TO TRANSMIT