The First Art Newspaper on the Net   Established in 1996 United States Monday, May 30, 2016


Ângela Ferreira: Political Cameras opens at Stills, Scotland's Centre for Photography
Ângela Ferreira, Mount Mabu 2013. Installation, Stills Scotland's Centre for Photography.
EDINBURGH.- For her first solo exhibition in a public gallery in the UK, Ângela Ferreira presents a new commission inspired by the legacy of Scots explorer David Livingstone's life and work, and the relationship between Africa and Europe.

Born in 1958 in Maputo, Mozambique, Ângela Ferreira grew up in South Africa and now lives and works in Lisbon, Portugal. Although considered a sculptor, photography and film have become an integral part of Ferreira's research and production processes since the early 1990s. By presenting sculptures alongside the reference images which inform them, Ferreira enables the viewer to divine their own meaning from within the two realms.

Curated by Filipa Oliveira, the exhibition contains the works Mount Mabu 2013 and Ângela's renowned project Political Cameras (For Mozambique series) 2011, and is supported by The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, UK Branch and The Henry Moore Foundation.

Ângela Ferreira was born in Maputo, Mozambique, 1958, and shares her life between South Africa and Portugal A natural easiness on negotiating issues between cultures became the background of her life. Since early 1990's Ângela Ferreira works have paid special attention to the urbanistic processes involved in everyday life of people and the way different cultural orders overlap in it. The effective sculptoric base of the work allows her to focus on some structures related to architectural details and grasp a conflict between its use and the ideological values that they bring.

As Scotland's Centre for Photography, Stills provides a unique range of expertise, facilities and services which explore the medium of Photography, contemporary visual arts practice and society. Priorities are to develop more opportunities for people to learn about and work with photography in Scotland.





Today's News

August 5, 2013

Non-invasive geophysical techniques help archaeologists study Pakal II's crypt

Conrad Shawcross transforms the Roundhouse into a vast timekeeping device this summer

Exhibition of Víctor Grippo's work deciphers the hidden meanings found under primary objects

Groundbreaking new Danish research shows masterpieces at risk from preservation technique

"Walter Inglis Anderson: Everything I See Is New And Strange" opens at the LSU Museum of Art

Intimate exhibition of color photographs by Nan Goldin on view at QF Gallery in East Hampton

From Jugendstil to Industrial Design: Exhibition in Gent presents the work of Peter Behrens

Ângela Ferreira: Political Cameras opens at Stills, Scotland's Centre for Photography

Exhibition of paintings by Charles Green Shaw opens at Peyton Wright Gallery

Brass and classic era automobiles to shine at RM Auction's annual Hershey sale

The Land of No Heroes: Tsering Nyandak's most recent paintings at Rossi & Rossi in London

Frame Funding opportunity: Eli Wilner & Company offers up to 50% off framing projects for museums

Exhibition of forty drawings by Charles Steffen on view at the Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne

We Think Alone: Project by Miranda July only exists in your inbox

International Prize for Photography of the Foundation of Lower Saxony 2015 goes to Hannah Collins

Rome celebrates move to protect Colosseum from traffic

Transcendence in glass: The art of Martin Blank on view at Schantz Galleries

Exhibition of the most recent constructions by Ted Larsen opens at David Richard Gallery

Most Popular Last Seven Days



1.- Mexico museum hangs shoes in hunt for missing

2.- British Museum launches first major exhibition of underwater archaeology

3.- Georgia O'Keeffe Museum acquires rare O'Keeffe painting

4.- Exhibition at the Frick Collection takes a fresh look at Meissen porcelain

5.- Celebrated historic New Jersey Palisades cliffs estate to be sold at auction

6.- Giant prehistoric bird fossils found in Antarctica

7.- French artist JR makes Louvre pyramid disappear in an optical illusion

8.- The Kimbell Art Museum presents works by the Le Nain brothers

9.- Sophia Hewson exhibits ontroversial rape representation video at Mars Gallery

10.- Royal Museums Greenwich and Art Fund appeal for help to save Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I



Museums, Exhibits, Artists, Milestones, Digital Art, Architecture, Photography,
Photographers, Special Photos, Special Reports, Featured Stories, Auctions, Art Fairs,
Anecdotes, Art Quiz, Education, Mythology, 3D Images, Last Week, .

 

Founder:
Ignacio Villarreal
Editor & Publisher:Jose Villarreal - Consultant: Ignacio Villarreal Jr.
Art Director: Juan José Sepúlveda Ramírez

Royalville Communications, Inc
produces:

ignaciovillarreal.org theavemariasound.org juncodelavega.org facundocabral-elfinal.org
Founder's Site. The most varied versions
of this beautiful prayer.
Hommage
to a Mexican poet.
Hommage
       

The First Art Newspaper on the Net. The Best Versions Of Ave Maria Song Junco de la Vega Site Ignacio Villarreal Site
Tell a Friend
Dear User, please complete the form below in order to recommend the Artdaily newsletter to someone you know.
Please complete all fields marked *.
Sending Mail
Sending Successful