Category: Cinthia Marcelle

Cinthia Marcelle | A Landscape Of Ruin

Brazilian artist Cinthia Marcelle films ordinary everyday occurrences, initially highlighting their abstract geometric qualities, then through the passage of time and mindless repetition, viewers are drawn indirectly to contemplate first the poetic and ultimately, the sublime.

O Conversador / O Talker (2005) Cinthia Marcelle
O Conversador / O Talker (2005) Cinthia Marcelle

Sometimes, she intervenes¬†with irony and humour, to disrupt these everyday occurrences, questioning the meaningfulness of various human activities that we take for granted. Her landscapes and man-made scenes have come to encompass the notion of a landscape of ruin; the cumulation of human excess and the ‘frontier’ between culture and nature.

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