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  • Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, Faz que vai / Set to Go, 2015, 2K video, color, sound, 11 minutes 50 seconds.

    Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, Faz que vai / Set to Go, 2015, 2K video, color, sound, 11 minutes 50 seconds.

    Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca

    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

    In this exhibition, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca presented You Are Seeing Things, a video triptych offering unpretentious insight into the multifaceted interconnectedness of Brazilian popular culture. The Brazilian duo showed that culture to be a composite of tradition, queerness, kinship, and proclamation. Dance, music, and belief all play a significant role in each of the videos, which focus on contemporary culture in Northeast Brazil, and particularly the city of Recife, where the artists are based. All of the performers and actors are real dancers, bystanders, MCs, singers, and

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