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The Passadiço

Marcelo Jácome

22 Jun 2012 – 30 Sep 2012

Jardim Gulbenkian

Free admission

“The Passadiço”.

Internal views of the design project “The Passadiço” made by Marcelo Jácome.

“The Passadiço”, created this year for the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation gardens, brings as an artistic proposal the overlay of independent plans that when perceived from a distance, provoke the look and the perception of the beholder.

MARCELO JÁCOME (Brazil, 1980) lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, where he is currently an architect and urban planner. In 2009, he enrolled in the EAV-School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage, where he was under the supervision of Iole de Freitas. Developing his language through collage and installations, in which paper is the main raw material used in his area of work, and where the artist resorts to the relationships between straight and curved, the two-dimensional and the three-dimensional, the full and the empty, the inside and the outside, tension and bending, the dissolution of form and the autonomy of color. Throughout his career, Marcelo has been involved in independent projects, collective exhibitions and in an individual one, all in Brazil.