Rosângela Rennó

born 1962

Rosângela Rennó, ‘Experiencing Cinema’ 2004–5
Experiencing Cinema 2004–5
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Rosângela Rennó Gomes (Belo Horizonte, MG, 1962) is a Brazilian artist that lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Her work consists of photographic images from public and private archives and question the nature of an image and it's symbolic value. With the use of photograph

s, installations and objects, she appropriates and sheds new light on an anonymous body of photographs and negatives found mostly in flea markets, family albums, newspapers and archives.

Rennó's interest in discarded images and habit of collecting were decisive in establishing her work strategies.

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