Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Calçado de Monstro

Calçado de Monstro

Estileras

HOA - SP-Arte - MAI São Paulo, Brazil August 24, 2020 – September 30, 2020

Calçado de Monstro (Monster Shoes) is one of Estileras’ lines of research that arises from the tension created between abolishing divisions by gender, exposing fashion’s exclusionary hypocrisy and reframing the residues of this industry. Discarded shoes are transformed into wearable sculptures, symbols of rupture with the acceptable, and their mutation process is a proposal for

Boni wears Calçado de Monstro Falaram Desleixo made by them during the live performance Webseries Calçado de Monstro EP07. Photo taken right after it was created Brendy wears Calçado de Monstro made by her during the live performance Calçados de Monstro at SP-arte 2018. Photo taken right after it was created Enantios Dromos wears Calçado de

Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it

Dorothée Dupuis and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte, talk about Brazil, its art market and challenges around it

São Paulo, Brazil

Dorothée Dupuis: As we all know in Latin America, Brazil is a continent within the continent. It’s a very large country that answers to its own problematics, although sharing many ones with the rest of the region due to post-colonial, historical similarities—and this despite of speaking also its own language, Portuguese, that somehow isolates it

SP-Arte – São Paulo International Art Festival. Fotografía por Jéssica Mangaba. Imagen cortesía de SP-Arte Fernanda Feitosa, directora y y fundadora de SP-Arte – Festival Internacional de Arte de São Paulo. Fotografía por Jéssica Mangaba. Imagen cortesía de SP-Arte. Dorothée Dupuis y Fernanda Feitosa, directora y fundadora de SP-Arte – Festival Internacional de Arte de São