Last Stop: Rio de Janeiro!

Cai Guo-Qiang Studio
Aug 1, 2013 5:46PM

Da Vincis do Povo is on the final leg of its three-city tour around Brazil. The exhibition will open in Rio de Janeiro at both the Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil and the Centro Cultural Correiros on August 6 and runs until September 23. With the installation schedule coinciding with World Youth Day and the Pope’s arrival, both Cai and studio staff have been negotiating the crowds to get to and from the exhibition space.

To power through preparations for the exhibition, the studio has been running on sugar. In Rio de Janeiro, the team has been indulging in local cakes. Meanwhile at Cai Studio in New York, we’re eating homemade blackberry pie.

Images:

Fabricators hard at work, welding together Complex. Photo by Shu-Wen Lin, courtesy Cai Studio

Cai drawing on the skylight of the Centro Cultural Banco de Brasil for his latest site-specific drawing, Starry Night Doodle. Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio

Cai walking through and inspecting Kites. Photo by Wen-You Cai, courtesy Cai Studio

Cai stops to take a photograph of the pilgrimage from the tunnels of Rio de Janeiro. Photo by Shu-Wen Lin, courtesy Cai Studio

Left: Mango cake from Rio de Janeiro Right: Homemade blackberry pie by Kelly Ma, project manager and baker extraordinaire.

New York staff taking a pie break.

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