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Pixo

Ausschnitte aus „Pixo“, einer Dokumentation aus Sao Paulo über die Pixação von Joao Weiner und Roberto Oliveira. Die Doku wurde letzten Monat in der Foundation Cartier Gallery Paris gezeigt. Leider werden die meisten nichts verstehen da alles in portugiesisch mit französischem Untertitel ist, macht aber nix, trotzdem interessant. Schon allein die „Belas Artes School Attack“ Szene machts sehenswert.

Pixo, a documentary about São Paulo’s pixação, directed by João Wainer with art direction from the artist Alexandre Orion, had his word premiere yesterday (July 5th), in Paris. The screening was part of Né dans la rue: Graffiti (Born in streets: Graffiti), the upcoming exhibition of Fondation Cartier, the world famous center for contemporary art. … Cripta, a pixo writer, and Barry McGee were chosen to cover the building walls. Wainer said on his twitter: „While Cripta was painting, an amount of people came to see. ‘It’s gorgeous‘, said the (exhibition) curator.“ He also commented that Barry McGee said to Cripta: „what you guys do it’s the real street art. You rock. It’s the most impressive thing on this exhibition“ It’s very ironic, and even funny, that one of the most hated expressions in Brazil now is in the same place of contemporary artists, as Beatriz Milhazes, the most valuable Brazilian contemporary artist alive, and who once did the center walls. „The Fondation Cartier director wants to go to Brasil to understand more about pixação. Why Brazilian galleries take so long to understand?“ asks the director.“

Mehr zu den Pixaçãos gibts hier bei uns im Blog: Link, Link, Link, Link, Link. Wenn Pixo erhältlich ist, und das soll es bald mit englischen Untertitel gibts hier Info (via/via)


Posted: 14. August 2009