Ângela Ferreira
Mozambican-Portuguese, born 1958
Represented by industry leading galleries.
Selected exhibitions
Galeria Filomena Soares at ARCOmadrid 2017,
Galeria Filomena Soares
Galeria Filomena Soares at EXPO CHICAGO 2017,
Galeria Filomena Soares
Galeria Filomena Soares at Paris Photo 2016,
Galeria Filomena Soares

Mozambique-born artist Angela Ferreira produces research-based sculptures that delve into colonial and post-colonial narratives. In response to the story of the Mozambican journalist Carlos Cardoso, who was murdered while investigating corruption in the country’s banking and real estate sectors, Ferreira produced a series of sculptures that act as monuments to Cardoso and to freedom of speech. One piece, Cena Aberta (2011), takes the form of a radio tower with megaphones that transmit two radio pieces Cardoso participated in. In her project Maison Tropicale (2007), Ferreira addressed the French colonial effort to create affordable modernist housing in the country’s African colonies: she created a sculptural rendering of a housing prototype by architect Jean Prouvé, three of which were installed in Africa and remained there through the end of colonialism, after which they were shipped …

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