The Brazilian artist Letícia Parente (1930-1991) is no stranger to controversy. That is, of course, the result of having something to say and not being worried by the opinions of others.
Truly made in Brazil.
The works of the first Brazilian video artist Letícia Parente are characterized by their radicalism in the use of images of a social and political body, in contrast to a self-referential narcissism. Here the artist stitches the inscription “Made in Brazil,” focused in close-up, on the sole of her foot with a needle.
The screening took place from midnight until breakfast on June 26th through June 29th, 2014 at Réunion in Zurich, Switzerland.