Minimum Monument – Nele Azevedo
Installation of public art of rare beauty, Minimum Monument, made by ‘?? Brazilian artist Nele Azevedo, ?? The work puts the emphasis on the role of sculpture at ??’ interior of contemporary cities. And the different meaning that they assume depending on the context.
His work takes place and takes inspiration from the urban centers seen as places of collective and individual memory. Hundreds of men have become ice for environmentalists around the world a symbol in the fight against climate change. San Paolo, Paris, Berlin, Florence: ?? the number of cities invaded by Nele grows year after year, as well as the curiosity of who is in front of his small sculptures: grandiose monuments just 20 cm high.
An urban nature impermanent that, in addition to changing the ?? ‘appearance and function space that welcomes him, stressed that the sculpture, in his celebrated characters and heroes of the past, forget all of ?? common man, true protagonist of each city.
“This work was conceived as a critical historical monuments official, but ?? ‘work d ??’ Art is subject to different interpretations, so I am glad that lends itself to interpretations so important, “said the artist.
The choice of ice, perishable materials, is designed perfectly to represent the uniqueness of the moment and the ephemeral existence. To contrast the ice is also an element that stops, freezes the memories, element of purity and freshness. This ambiguity makes the job of Azevedo nostalgic and leads us to a due reflection on death.
“It’s oh so cold outside”, but not for them, isn’t it?
Find some more information about this artist and her art on: http://neleazevedo.com.br/