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2019 UV print on coco fiber carpet 70 x 40 cm
Paramount Land 2019 Inkjet print on fine art paper 250 x 150 cm
Forbes from the serie Covers 2019 Plexiglas, adhesive vinyl 168 x 118 cm
A God Called Money 2019 Aluminum, plexiglas, led, electric transformer 220 x 10 x 8 cm
A god called money is one of the controversial sentences by Pope Francis in his public speeches over the last few years in a way of an attack to the global economic system.
Pope’s sentence is placed in the form of an illuminated advertising sign, which has the same type as the logo of the European Central Bank.
Incomplete Currency 2017 Found object 3,2 x 3 cm (fragment) 60 x 40 cm (frame)
Eclipse 2018 Single chanel HD video, color, silent, 1’30’’ Variable dimensions
Eclipse (2018) is a video documenting
an attempt to approximate the brightness of a coin to the intensity of the sun.
The duration of the video is determined by the sudden passing of the sun.
UV print on shoes sole
A copper-plated golden cent put into circulation 2017 Inkjet print on fine art paper
30 x 20 cm (photo) 30,3 x 20,3 cm (frame)
As the title describes, this photo documents an action wich consisted of put in circulation a copper plated golden cent.
Except in its composition, this coin appears to have the same characteristics as the coin of a regular one cent piece.
ø 16, 25 mm
A fine gold cast of
HD video, color, sound, 2’00’’
This video work documents the literal washing of a €5 banknote. The banknote is washed until it loses all the color and security inscriptions.
Dirty Money (washed banknote) 2017 Washed banknote 12 x 6,2 cm (banknote) 36 x 30 cm (frame)
World globe, toilet plunger
60 x 50 x 50 cm
23,25 x 23,25 x 2 mm
Money Gets Money
Acrylic on banknote
12 x 6,2 (banknote)
30 x 40 cm (frame)
The work consists of a hybrid between a €5 banknote from the
Europe series and the banknote number five from the Monopoly board game.
From an absurd logic, the work associates the fictitious value created in the
context of a board game where "money gets money" with the value of a
real banknote that is currently in circulation.
HD video, color, sound, 4’10’’
Loop (2017) is a video work that documents the meticulous cut of two coins of one euro. The faces of the coins are joined, welded and finished, but with the particularity of both staying with equal sides.
Upside Down Depression
20 x 20 x 6,5 cm
In the center of
Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan there is a tradition that
brings good luck. This popular belief says that if a person spins around three
times backwards with a heel on the genitals of the bull represented in the
floor, this will bring her or him good luck. This solid bronze object is
obtained from the negative space of the floor depression resulting from this
practice by the people along the time.
Ecce Mono (reproduction as Gioconda)
Oil on poplar panel
77 x 53 cm
Since 2012, Ecce Homo becoming one of the most viral memes ever and an image of merchandising popularized and capitalized. The restoration is now known as Ecce Mono ("Here's the Monkey"), a popular adaptation of the original title, which marks as one of the most visited tourist attractions in the world.
In response the status quo of this restoration, the serie of works parts of a live action taken in the sanctuary: a copyist invited by the artist, reproduced the famous restoration.
Ecce Mono 2018 HD video, color, sound, 3’13’’ Variable dimensions
Ecce Mono (study #2)
Graphite on paper
42 x 29,7 cm (drawing)
44 x 31,7 (frame)
Trevum (Guia Astral)
2016-2017 Guia Astral magazine from January 2017 35 x 26 cm (magazine) 40 x 31 cm (frame)
Trevum is a fake natural multivitaminic with no apparent form, created by the artist, used to control the bad luck and life disconforts. For a month, this product was advertised through different media. Part of this campaign was made through an advertisement legally published in Guia Astral, a well-known Portuguese magazine of astrology.
15 x 10 cm (flyer)
22 x 17 cm (frame)
HD video, color, sound, 3’10’’
Ostrich (2016-2017) is a film that documents an action performed by the artist. The main action of the film is the burial of its own head in the ground, in reference to the fake popular belief that the ostrich buries its head in the ground in the presence of great danger.