Vivencias

Term coined by the Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica to mean an interaction with life, or lived experiences

Hélio Oiticica with Bólides and Parangolés in his studio in Rio de Janeiro c.1965

Hélio Oiticica with Bólides and Parangolés in his studio in Rio de Janeiro c.1965

Photo: Desdemone Bardin  © Projeto Hélio Oiticica

Children playing underneath Hélio Oiticica’s NC 1 Small Nucleus no 01  1960

Children playing underneath Hélio Oiticica’s NC 1 Small Nucleus no 01 1960
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© Projeto Hélio Oiticica

Hélio Oiticica Grand Nucleus Grande Núcleo 1960–66

Hélio Oiticica
Grand Nucleus Grande Núcleo 1960–66

César and Claudio Oiticica Collection, Rio de Janeiro

This was manifested in his visceral installations that were designed to stimulate the senses and encourage intellectual and emotional responses in the viewer.

See also

Tate Modern Exhibition

Hélio Oiticica: The Body of Colour

6 Jun – 23 Sep 2007
Hélio Oiticica: The body of colour; past exhibition at Tate Modern
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Hélio Oiticica: The Body of Colour symposium video recordings

Video recordings of the Hélio Oiticica symposium held at Tate Modern, exploring the findings of new research into Helio Oiticica ...