NOTHING OF IMPORTANCE OCCURRED

WENDY MORRIS

A Hysterie of Guiné Weed and Sorrow Seed in the exhibition Ninguém teria acreditado / 2021-22 / Pinacoteca Sao Paulo

The exhibition is a second, larger, iteration of No One Would Have Believed, that ran at Netwerk Aalst a year ago. The exhibition recuperates the historical work of Brazilian-Belgian artist Alvim Corrêa with special attention bestowed on his renowned illustrations of HG Wells’ War of the Worlds. The curators, Fernanda Pitta and Laurens Dhaenens invited ten contemporary artists to respond to Corrêa’s dark and fantastic visions and to expand the discussion to aspects that transverse history such as colonialism, war, violence, prejudice, fear and desire.

Wendy Morris, in collaboration with composer Mariske Broeckmeyer, is showing a new audio installation, A Hysterie of Guiné Weed and Sorrow Seed. Other artists include Alex Cerveny, Hair, Denilson Baniwa, Fernando Gutiérrez Huanchaco, Guerreiro do Divino Amor, Ilê Sartuzi, Luiz Roque, Rivane Neuenschwander, and Runo Lagomarsino.

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