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Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimarães: Quarta-feira de cinzas / epilogue

Rivane Neuenschwander, Cao Guimarães, ‘Quarta-Feira da Cinzas / Epilogue’ 2006
Rivane Neuenschwander, Cao Guimarães, Quarta-Feira da Cinzas / Epilogue 2006. Tate. © Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimarães

Enjoy a free projection of this festive short film from the Tate Collection

Brazilian artists Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimarães’s Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue captures a group of ants’ colourful post-Carnival procession. Shot on Ash Wednesday, the video observes as the ants begin their own profane feast to the rhythm of matchbox samba. 

Tate Film Display

Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimarães Quarta-Feira de Cinzas / Epilogue, Brazil 2006, HD video, colour, sound, 6 min, looped 
T12412, Purchased using funds provided by the 2006 Outset / Frieze Art Fair Fund to benefit the Tate Collection 2007

About Rivane Neuenschwander and Cao Guimarães

Rivane Neuenschwander (b.1967, Brazil) is an artist whose work explores language, nature, geography, the passing of time and social interactions. In her installations, films and photographs, Neuenschwander employs fragile, unassuming materials to create aesthetic experiences, a process she describes as ‘ethereal materialism’. 

Cao Guimarães (b.1965, Brazil) is an artist and filmmaker whose work focuses on improvised or unexpected uses of everyday objects. His films have screened at numerous international film festivals including Cannes, Locarno, Sundance, Venice, Rotterdam and Berlinale, and were the subject of retrospectives at the Museum of Modern Art (2011), Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema (2014) and National Cinematheque Mexico (2014).

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