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LAUNCH OF THE BOOK, " RELEVOS / RELIEFS” BY ISABEL CARVALHO
29 NOV 2014

This event will be attended by the artist Jumana Manna (who accompanied the book’s construction process) for a conversation with Isabel Carvalho and reading of excerpts from the publication.

Participants:
Isabel Carvalho (1977, Porto). Visual artist, lives and works between Porto and Berlin.
Jumana Manna (1987, New Jersey), Visual artist, lives and works in Berlin. 

Presented work:
The publication "Relevos / Reliefs" was completed one year after the exhibition that took place during the residency of the artist Isabel Carvalho in Künstlerhaus Bethanien (Berlin) At the time, another publication accompanying the exhibition had been launched, entitled:. "plateau singers merge languages together / os cantores dos planaltos fundem linguagens". In conjunction with the exhibition, these two publications are an extension and reflection about the same theme - space - to which the artist has added, in the latter work, another theme or sub-theme - properties.

In this publication, the textual and visual components are "woven" together to form a single overall narrative. The visual component consists of a series of images of sculptures of flowers and bas-relief sculptures, which the artist created using plaster, remnants of sea foam and scented oils. The textual component consists of an introductory essay, a series of fictional dialogues and two parables written by Isabel Carvalho and an essay by Chus Martinez.


Technical credits:
Title: Relevos / Reliefs
Author: Isabel Carvalho
Publisher: Künstlerhaus Bethanien GmbH
Texts Isabel Carvalho, Chus Martínez
Graphic Design: Nell May

  • LocationSerralves Bookshop
  • Schedule16h30 - 17h30
  • Days29 NOV 2014

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