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Sonia Guggisberg


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RE_education is a video installation in a double projection in loop. It emanates reflections, images and words pulsing together with a sound construction. The Artwork emphasizes the necessity of thinking news strategies life and developing new understanding forms.

RE_education does an analogy to Refugee camps, human contention places that can be turned into re-education fields, once it obligates people there confined to adapt in a new way of living and being. As if in contention fields, Pandemic times has imposed an enclosure and introspection scenario highlighted by a long wait still with no answers about future, framework before which lifestyles re-learning and relations rethinking are needed.

A certain vertigo is mounted in RE_education, when images, words and reflections are overlapped with high velocity trains, humans’ noises, and an ambulance syren as a background. It means living an indoor emergency, incorporated uncertainty reflection, pulsating indefinite time enclosure.

Sonia Guggisberg

São Paulo University

Post-doctorate in Visual Arts by São Paulo University, PhD in Semiotics and Communication from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo. Sonia Guggisberg works as artist, videomaker and researcher, participating in solo and group shows, lectures and workshops in Brazil and abroad since the 1990s. From 2007 to 2013, she developed the project [(Im)mobility] about human confinement and city redesign. The result was a series of video-installations that generates emotional pressure by opposing the will of displacement to its impossibility. Nowadays she’s developing a research on the redesign identities and the human closure, borders and walls, in diferente possibilities.



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