João Castilho, ‘Catarata’, 2015, Sculpture, Impressão em jato de tinta e resina / 11 peças de formatos variados, Celma Albuquerque Galeria de Arte
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João Castilho

Catarata, 2015

Impressão em jato de tinta e resina / 11 peças de formatos variados
86 3/5 × 11 4/5 in
220 × 30 cm
Edition of 5
.
Location
Belo Horizonte
João Castilho
Brazilian, b. 1978
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João Castilho’s photographs and films capture natural and manmade places in such a way that they seem exaggerated and fantastical. His particular style, which combines historical themes with staged subjects in a landscape, has been characterized as as “Imaginary Documentary.” Castilho, however, describes his work as comprising of “a piece of a picture, a found picture, a kept picture, a forgotten picture, a hidden picture, a discarded picture, just a picture.” Though his subjects vary widely, certain themes recur in the artist’s work: the chaos and violence of contemporary life, the relationship between individuals and their surroundings, and dereliction. Castilho’s practice borrows from a range of sources, including Land Art and the writing of Franz Kafka.

João Castilho, ‘Catarata’, 2015, Sculpture, Impressão em jato de tinta e resina / 11 peças de formatos variados, Celma Albuquerque Galeria de Arte
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João Castilho
Brazilian, b. 1978
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João Castilho’s photographs and films capture natural and manmade places in such a way that they seem exaggerated and fantastical. His particular style, which combines historical themes with staged subjects in a landscape, has been characterized as as “Imaginary Documentary.” Castilho, however, describes his work as comprising of “a piece of a picture, a found picture, a kept picture, a forgotten picture, a hidden picture, a discarded picture, just a picture.” Though his subjects vary widely, certain themes recur in the artist’s work: the chaos and violence of contemporary life, the relationship between individuals and their surroundings, and dereliction. Castilho’s practice borrows from a range of sources, including Land Art and the writing of Franz Kafka.

João Castilho

Catarata, 2015

Impressão em jato de tinta e resina / 11 peças de formatos variados
86 3/5 × 11 4/5 in
220 × 30 cm
Edition of 5
.
Location
Belo Horizonte
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