• Rita Sobral Campos

    Galeria Pedro Oliveira

    Since 2008, Rita Sobral Campos, a young Portuguese artist residing in New York, has dedicated herself to writing and developing works and projects based on the texts she produces. Gutenberg’s Machine, 2008, for instance, is a newspaper that explores the propagation of the republican ideals that led to the founding of the Portuguese Republic in 1910. In it, she published a short play, also titled Gutenberg’s Machine, inspired by the cut-up technique of William S. Burroughs, and tracing the life of Johannes, an imaginary character loosely based on the storied inventor of the printing press. Sobral

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