WE ARE NOT ONE, WE ARE VARIOUS | 2016



The over 1,100 names that appear in this work display the impact of what became known as the discovery of Brazil. The greatest part of these indigenous peoples is no longer among us. Ethnicities are arranged by territorial location, in accordance with the Museu do Índio’s 1998 listing.

  • China ink on verso of visiting cards that belonged to my parents
  • 220 x 230 cm
  • EXHIBITIONS: “Entre céu e água,” Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Photo: Wilton Montenegro