• Cabelo

    Galeria Paulo Fernandes

    Cabelo’s work first gained notoriety in 1996, when he took part in “Antarctica artes com a folha,” a landmark exhibition in São Paulo that introduced a new generation of Brazilian artists after that of Ernesto Neto, Adriana Varejão, and Rosângela Renno and which includes Rivane Neuenschwander, Marepe, Laura Lima, José Damasceno, Jarbas Lopes, and Sandra Cinto. In 1997, Cabelo (“hair” in Portuguese) took part in Documenta X, where he presented an intricate performance involving actors, an aquarium, and threads that connected the participants and were set on fire.

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