| O Pão Nosso - Livros
de Artista / Our daily bread Artists' Books
Sala da Fonte, Paço Municipa, Brazil
A Collaborative Artists' Book Project curated by Mara Caruso, Secretaria Municipal da Cultura - Coordenação de Artes Plásticas
Atelier Livre da Prefeitura de Porto Alegre / RS / Brazil
July 2 - August 8 2009
A Bakers Dozen - 13 pages of bread for O Pão nosso de cada dia / Our daily bread from Bristol, UK.
Eight groups were invited to join the project, each group with a maximum of 15 artists, produced a collaborative book by making a one-of-a-kind page each to assemble as a set of folios and send to Brazil. The theme - Bread: history, types of breads, Bread and..., Bread of... etc.
Each artist could make one single or double-page in any format of their choice. The maximum size was the book cover of 33 x 35 cm.
Artists groups in Malaysia, Spain, Italy, Britain and two groups from cities in Brazil, have participated in the project. The collaborative books will tour each of the venues starting in Brazil from 2nd July at Sala da Fonte, Paço Municipa, Brazil.
The books will be shown first in Porto Alegre, Brazil and then in Vicenza, Italy, in October and so on. We will also show all the books in Bristol as part of the tour.
Watch a film of the exhibition opening: http://www.youtube.com:80/watch?v=8lG62ArbW3s