VENUE: Volkshaus Basel, Rebgasse 12-14, 4058 Basel, Switzerland
“Artistically and personally I learnt the need to exercise more patience with myself and my work, the more time you give a painting, the better it becomes.”
with his new body of work Bestiarium.
“Coming across Filipe Branquinho’s new line of work we find something art had already probed, but now in a new format and revealing a latent inquietude, that stimulates with clarity the tension between the observer and the work. What stands out in these portraits is the fact of not looking “set”, staged. There is an organic unity – without seams or discontinuities – among the bodies, the head and its gestuality.” – António Cabrita
with Mozambique 1975-1985, a selection of handprinted photographs, that carefully document, not only the civil war after the Moyambiqan independence in 1975 but also a very important human contribution of that same period. Work, that is more than unique, as Moira was the only woman photographer working during those years and capturing the special moment of everyday life.