Cecília Costa

In this picture, Cecília Costa stages the meeting between two people that are one and the same. The piece builds on the experience of body as a reality, both singular and diverse. It is in such meeting that the fold (pli) between the I and the other can be found. The artist unfolds herself, boarding on an ontological search for her own subjectivity. This work invokes the self-portrait tradition in painting and photography with irony, impeaching the immediacy of the photographic portrait and the pseudo-transparent condition of the painted one.

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