Cildo Meireles

born 1948

Cildo Meireles, ‘Babel’ 2001
Babel 2001
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Biography

Cildo Meireles (born 1948) is a Brazilian conceptual artist, installation artist and sculptor. He is noted especially for his installations, many of which express resistance to political oppression in Brazil. These works, often large and dense, encourage a phenomenological experience via the viewer's interaction.

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Artworks

Film and audio

Video

Cildo Meireles: A Tower That Could Reach the Heavens

Get a fresh perspective on Cildo Mereiles in this short film about the artist and their work Babel with Tariq ...

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Video

Cildo Meireles

This documentary (Gerald Fox, UK 2008, 50 min) by award-winning director Gerald Fox, presents an intimate portrait of the artist ...

Further reading

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