Cinthia Marcelle | the artist
The artist Cinthia Marcelle
Born 1974, , Brazil.
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Cinthia Marcelle makes films, photographs and installations. Her work is strongly performance-related and uses repetition as an artistic strategy. The endlessly repeated actions in her work are absurd and futile until they end up in geometrical forms, like abstract manifestos. Marcelles manifestos are as political as they are economical, reflecting subversively on social behaviour and social structures…
Cinthia Marcelle lives and works in Brazil. Marcelle graduated with a degree in Fine Arts from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil. Recent solo exhibitions include: Ikon Gallery. Birmingham, UK (2008), Box 4 gallery,Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2007) Stride Gallery, Calgary, Canada (2005). She was also featured in the 2007 Bienal de Lyon and the 2006 9th Bienal de Havana. Marcelle will have a solo show at the Sprovieri Gallery, London in March 2009 coinciding with her residency with TrAIN/Gasworks…
The interplay between concentration and distribution is a consistent motif in Marcelle's work, and a related interest in the occurrence of synchronicity and simultaneity is explored in an ongoing series entitled Unus Mundus. In this series she collects together individual things and people according to singular qualities, types, or behaviors, and orchestrates collective coincidences; these have included eight identical white vans driving around the same square, and seven similarly dressed couples kissing…