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Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artworks by Rosana Paulino

Venice Art Biennale 2022 - Artworks by Rosana Paulino

Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artworks by Rosana Paulino

Artist: Rosana Paulino (Brazil)
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

Rosana Paulino’s practice spans drawing, embroidery, engraving, printmaking, collage, sculpture, and installation to explore the history of racial violence and the persisting legacy of slavery in Brazil, deconstructing the production and dissemination of racist theories that served as justification for European colonialism and the slave trade. The drawings of the Wet Nurse series (2005) examine the role of Black enslaved women who breastfed their masters’ children. Entangled networks of veins leading from reddened breasts sprout from nipples, indicating milk while also suggesting blood. In the Weavers (2003), roots grow from women’s breasts, vaginas, eyes, and mouths – the tendrils bind and torture their very maker…
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USEFUL LINKS:
Rosana Paulino in this blog | Website | Wikipedia

SPECIALE VENEZIA 2022

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