São Paulo

Eduardo Navarro, Instant Weather Prediction, 2019. Performance view, June 15, 2019. Photo: Erika Mayumi.

Eduardo Navarro, Instant Weather Prediction, 2019. Performance view, June 15, 2019. Photo: Erika Mayumi.

Eduardo Navarro

Pivô

There’s something phantasmagoric about garments hanging on display without any bodies to fill them. In the Argentinean artist Eduardo Navarro’s “Instant Weather Prediction,” white outfits hemmed in silver, resembling rudimentary three-piece space suits, were exhibited in small groups throughout Pivô’s concrete-clad exhibition spaces, which were designed by Oscar Niemeyer to complement the exterior of the institution’s home, the iconic S-shaped Copan Building in São Paulo. Navarro’s outfits were displayed spread-eagled on abstract wire mannequin-like structures; each nylon muumuu had two large holes on either side and was crowned by a cloth hood and a headdress in the shape of a horizontal cone.

As a project, Instant Weather Prediction, 2019, comprises more than just this show; it encompasses the artist’s wider research on the relations between natural phenomena and human experience. For

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