• Efrain Almeida

    Galeria Camargo Vilaça

    The installation of new works (all 2000) by the young Brazilian artist Efrain Almeida, mounted in the gallery mezzanine, played on the symmetry between works shown on two facing walls. From each of these sprang two wooden hummingbirds captured as if in full flight, their wings spread. From their feet hung long strings of red beads that fell to the floor and stretched out to the center of the gallery. These small ligaments, uniting each pair of birds, traced red outlines on the gallery floor: two drawings that nearly touched, as if describing the shadows of a flight in which the birds, affixed

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