Portuguese American Journal

Exhibit: Sandro Resende & Paulo Romão Brás – NYC

The Arte Institute is promoting the exhibit “I Love You, Oh, You Pay My Rent”, by emergent Portuguese artists Sandro Resende and Paulo Romão Brás, to take place June 13 through June 18, at the Rogue Space Gallery, 526 West 26th Street, Chelsea, NYC.

The two artists have been working together in various art projects with a focus on the interface between people and objects by using a blend of media to create narratives through the manipulation of objects, photography, drawings and video.

"Vinte e Sete " - Video installation by Sandro Resende, shown on the exibition "New Territories".

"Insanity is a world of things" - Installation by Paulo Romão Brás.

Sandro Resende, who works for the psychiatric Hospital Júlio de Matos, in Lisbon, uses his professional environment to create his narratives.  Both Sandro Resende and Paulo Romão Brás have explored the boundaries of mind versus the absurd.  Their collaborative work has been featured in various national and international exhibits.

Established in April of 2011, the Arte Institute  is a non-profit organization based in New York to promote the Portuguese art and culture. The Arte Institute offers a creative environment for emerging Portuguese artists in the areas of visual arts, literature, music, dance and film. The goal is to foster inter-cultural innovative dialogues between the New York artistic community and Portuguese artists.

paj.cm/updated 06/07/12

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