Game of Swarms is a commissioned artwork project for the Mutant Institute, as part of the programme of Matadero Madrid 2019. … More
A hair is not just a hair. A hair—that you lose everyday—contains part of your self, and it can be detached from you easily. It can be spread over the globe. It can give your identity to a curious stranger. It can chart part of your parental relations.
I travel because I have to, I come back because I love youis the appropriation of a Brazilian film’s title, in which a geologist is sent to carry out a field research during which he will cross the northeastern Brazilian backlands. The first impression of this type of place, the “Sertão”, is aridity and isolation.
As a response to the questions posed by PROJECT_16, and putting in parallel these two realities of the city, Paula Nishijima proposes A project for people I don’t know. Composed of a two-day happening in São Paulo and a film, this work is the outcome of a two-year research project initiated with the Goethe Institut of Brazil and developed through the collaboration with PROJECT_16’s curators.
Series of prints in cyanotype and Van Dyck process. 21 x 15 cm.