Cirandas II, adds the violence children in the US have been exposed lately. It is conceiveid through the eyes of Children`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.
Video projection, sound, silkscreen on the walls, lightbox silkscreen window, baptismal sink, xerox list of violated children.
Exhibited at Museu de Arte Contemporânea de São Paulo (MAC-SP).
Cirandas is a series of installations also presented as Cirandas I at Intar Gallery (USA),1993 & Cirandas III at Galeria do Instituto de Arte, Universidade de Brasília (UNB), Brasília, Brazil.
This series is cited in the following texts:
A narrative of impermance by Katia Canton