Smog problematize the tradition of artistic sculptural making, proposing a reflection about the issues related to the relationship between depth/shape (depth of the scene space), materiality (different visual weights) and the discursive capacity of the image (as a discontinuous and fragmentary element). This work resonates also on Brazilian modernist culture since it’s connected to the sense of a public artwork in an urban and architectural context.
Tiago Mestre (Beja, 1976) He lives and works in São Paulo.
His research and artistic production, confronts different means and situations of presentation, starting from a sensitive elaboration that characterizes itself by the critical conscience of materiality, of the making and of the symbolic and anthropologic value of the artwork.
He studied architecture, participated at the Independent Program of Visual Arts Studies at MAUMAUS with Jürgen Bock in Lisbon 2009 and took the Advanced Course in Painting at Ar.co in Lisbon 2009. Tiago participated in artistic residencies...such as Wiels Residency, in Brussels 2009, at PIVÔ Pesquisa, in São Paulo 2016 and at Gasworks, in London 2019.
He has been exhibiting regularly since 2009 in Portugal, Brazil and abroad. He holds a Master Degree by the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism of the University of São Paulo.
Entrada actualizada el el 15 feb de 2019
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