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Dora Longo Bahia | the artist



The artist Dora Longo Bahia
Born 1961, São Paulo, Brazil.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.

Style and technique of the artist: Sao Paulo Biennale, Painting, Photography,


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A Anarcademia se oferece como um lugar para que discussões possam se transformar em intervenções específicas, em atos de risco que revelem as contradições imbricadas no fazer artístico. Um território temporário que, por meio da investigação de fendas e dobras no sistema, dê vazão a um pensamento coletivo que ainda não esteja engessado numa instituição. Um campo experimental que propicie, assim, a formação de constelações revolucionárias entre a arte e o presente... (Portuguese)

Dora Longo Bahia (Brazil) and Ann Marie Pena (Canada) worked collaboratively with each other as well as with Wits art students during a series of workshops...

My work is about violence: violence as subject or as form. On my early work I tried to establish a parallel between literary violence and real violence using either images and from art history and literature or images and texts from Brazilian newspapers. Then I began to consider the violence on the image itself and I became interested in how photography can deceive and what would be bad photography or a bad image in general...

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