Rubens Mano | the artist
The artist Rubens Mano
Born 1960, São Paulo, Brazil.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.
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Visitors entering the Octagon at the Pinacoteca do Estado are immediately confronted by an empty space. However, this void is an important element in Contemplasão Suspensa (Suspended Contemplation, 2008), by the São Paulo-based artist Rubens Mano..
For Pavement, the artist (..) installed electric outlets next to a sidewalk in downtown São Paulo during six weeks in July and August of 1999, making electricity available to anyone twenty-four hours a day for the duration of the piece. Inverting the usual notions of what belongs inside and what belongs outside, this simple operation radically changed the dynamics of life in the street…
at Sao Paulo Biennale
Disponha, fotografia, 2001
Rubens Mano on Light and Power