Statues - Hither & Thither

Brazil
Brumadinho
Minas Gerais

Rua B, 20  
(Inhotim)

Rodoviária de Brumadinho e Abre a Porta

Bus Station of Brumadinho and Open the Door

John Ahearn & Rigoberto Torres
2005-06

Brumadinho /  Rodoviária de Brumadinho <i>e</i> Abre a Porta

Description

Two large reliefs of fiberglass with automotive paint, on the walls of the Galeria Praça:

Brumadinho - Rodoviária de Brumadinho <i>e</i> Abre a Porta
Rodoviária de Brumadinho / Bus Station of Brumadinho (2005)
"depicts the bus station in Brumadinho and the people who move through it, a place that is not only a center of transport, but of social life as well, as it is also home to popular dances" (text from information sign).

Brumadinho - Rodoviária de Brumadinho <i>e</i> Abre a Porta
Abre a Porta / Open the Door (2006)
"depicts a solemn and spirited religious procession that takes place every year at the chapel next tp this mural and uphill from it, that is enacted by the 'Congado and Moçambique', two brances of a local population of African lineage descended from slaves who practice a kind of Catholicism that has absorbed animistic deities" (text from information sign).

Sculptors

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Bus
  • Dance
  • Dancer
  • Dog
  • Drummer
  • Guitar player
  • Musician
  • Police officer
  • Procession
  • Torres, Rigoberto
  • Location S 20°7'27" W 44°13'9"

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