2012

About the project

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Paz skillfully situates her audiovisual pieces close to the narrative edges, testing the spectator’s rush-free capacity of adhesion. In the 22 minutes of Confinadas, the shots open up from a black surface that, ever so gradually, is seen filled with flowers of different hues, delicately sewn together by the artist. The 72 minutes of untitled video are even more exasperating: moving from an opening shot of a table covered with a commonplace, decorative orange tablecloth, with a teacup in the middle, to finally transmute into complete white, caused by the sugar that slowly invades the scenario, spoonful by spoonful. A snowy, somewhat lunar landscape, recreated over a dull piece of furniture from a repeated action.
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From “Fireworks” by Mario Gioia

Íntima Ação

Silêncio (Silence), 2012
óleo sobre tela, vidro, moldura antiga e caixa de madeira
oil on canvas, glass, wood box and antique frame 15 x 13,5 x 3,7 cm
Revelação (Revelation), 2011
óleo sobre tela, vidro e moldura antiga
oil on canvas, glass and antique frame 16 cm x 3 cm
Pó (Dust), 2012
óleo sobre tela, vidro, moldura antiga e caixa de madeira
oil on canvas, glass, wood box and antique frame 13,5 x 9,7 x 2,5 cm
Confinadas (Confined)
2011, 22'00"
Série Relíquia (Relic Series)
2011 grafite sobre papel jornal graphite on
newsprint paper 42 x 29.7 cm each