By Irene V. Small
From Oiticica’s past due Nineteen Fifties experiments with portray and colour to his mid-1960s wearable Parangolés, Small lines a chain of inventive tactics that foreground the activation of the spectator. examining works, propositions, and a wealth of archival fabric, she exhibits how Oiticica’s perform recast—in a feeling “folded”—Brazil’s utopian imaginative and prescient of development in addition to the legacy of ecu positive artwork. eventually, the ebook argues that the effectiveness of Oiticica’s participatory works stems no longer from a renunciation of artwork, yet relatively from their skill to provide epistemological versions that reimagine the conventional limitations among artwork and life.
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