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Art from Below
Date Saturday April 30
Time 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
992 Valencia St, ATA Gallery
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorCraig Baldwin
SAT. 4/30: LUCY WALKER’S WASTE LAND +
Walker’s Waste Land follows renowned artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home base in Brooklyn to his native Brazil and the world’s largest garbage dump located on the outskirts of Rio de Janiero. There he photographs an eclectic band of catadores—pickers of recyclable materials. Using the trash, they re-stage scenes of themselves in poses from famous paintings! With a score by Moby, Muniz’ collaboration with these inspiring characters reveals both the dignity and despair of the catadores, and the transformative power of art and the alchemy of the human spirit.
Added to the calendar on Sunday Apr 24th, 2011 2:51 PM
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