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Cirandas II


Video projection, sound,
on the walls,
lightbox silkscreen window,
baptismal sink,
xerox list of violated children.


Cirandas II, adds the violence children in the US have been exposed lately.
It is  conceiveid through the eyes of Childre
n`s Express, a group of young kids based in Oakland and New York, documenting the violent histories their piers have been living in the US.

​Cirandas is an extended project examining violence against children in Brazil and the United States. For several years, I have been collecting material on all aspects of children`s rights, and in February 1993,
I spent two months in Recife, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro gathering material for Cirandas I, a word meaning the innocent play of children moving and
singing in a circle.

Josely Carvalho

Exhibited at Museu de Arte  Contemporânea de São Paulo (MAC-SP).

Photo credit: Eduardo Climachauska

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