Project Description

Project: “Amphibious experiments: Sound and Light Installations on the Banks of the Paiva River”
Category: Sound Art, Sculpture, Installation
Period: July 2009
Event: Art Residency

After we got to know Nodar a world of silent things lifted the dust from our smoky memories of São Paulo, mixing them with legendary foggy nights with ancient figures going up the rivers of Piratininga, always rowing the same misty ships – visions of distant universes, however specific to a place. Thus backed up by the absence of scientific exactness, we hereby present our modest homage to the immense water veil that covers the stones’ soft sleep, infinitely negotiating the passage of time as a witness of the surrounding live…

A village sews the valley (lasers, mirrors and paraffin)
without leaving its place (talcum, electronic components, audio recordings)
where all meet together (plaster, electronic components, audio recordings)”

Luciana Ohira & Sergio Bonilha | Brazil

Luciana Ohira (1983) and Sergio Bonilha (1976) were born and grew older in the city of São Paulo and they both hold a degree in Visual Arts by the São Paulo University. They currently attend a Master in Visual Poetics on the same university and have presented their machineries in three of the world’s four corners.