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Vhils e Faile
“Substrata is a print that explores how our identities are blending with everything we see; how our existence is overlapping the visual cacophony and overstimulation we are continually subjected to, and which will eventually be embedded in our very fabric.” – Vhils
Famous Portuguese urban artist Alexandre Farto joinsFAILE. Since 1999, Patrick McNeil and Patrick Miller have collaborated under the nameFAILE (an anagram of “one life”) to create kinetic, image-saturated paintings, prints, sculptures and installations. His works feature fragmented mixtures of cartoon characters and cartoons, propaganda slogans, patterns, bright colors, and cultural and pop references. At the beginning of his career, the work of FAILE appeared on the streets as stickers, posters and printed images. Since then, the duo has exhibited at the Tate Modern, the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, the Brooklyn Museum, the Central Academy of Fine Art Museum in Beijing and the Mima Museum in Brussels, among other institutions. FAILE he also produced large-scale murals and staged participatory public interventions in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Lyon, France – further demonstrating the lines between “high” and “low” culture.
Felipe Pantone is an Argentine-Spanish artist who demonstrates in his works the dynamism, transformation, digital revolution and themes related to current times. Felipe Pantone evokes a spirit in his work that feels like a collision between an analog past and a digitized future, where humans and machines inevitably blend together in a prism of neon gradients, geometric shapes, optical patterns and irregular grids. “Color only happens because of light, and light is the only reason life happens. Light and color are the very essence of visual art. Thanks to television, computers and modern lighting, our perception of light and color has completely changed," he said. Felipe Pantone. For the Argentine-Spanish artist, his creations are a meditation on the ways we consume visual information. Victor Vasarely and Carlos Cruz-Diez were some of the artists who inspired him. His work is conceived in different software and later translated into frescoes, murals, paintings and sculptures that give tactile merit to what happens in the digital world. “I grew up as a painter, I trained as a painter, and now my biggest goal is to get rid of all academic training and be able to make art freely, with the tools that work best for me,” he said. Felipe Pantone. Whether exhibiting in galleries around the world or painting murals in Portugal, the applications of Felipe Pantone are always united by the intersection of technology and the fine arts.
Okuda's distinctive style of geometric harmonies, enhanced with intense colors, create a parallel universe. In this there are geometric and rainbow architectures that mix with organic shapes, bodies without identity, animals without heads and symbols that stimulate reflection in artistic pieces that could be categorized as Pop Surrealism. With a clear essence of street forms, that is, street art, his works raise questions about existentialism, the universe, the infinite, the meaning of life and the contradictions of the false freedom of society, showing a conflict between modernity and our roots; in short, between man and the same.
JonOne is an American artist of Dominican origin who grew up in Harlem, New York and moved to Paris in 1987. He began his career in graffiti becoming a self-taught artist, focused on painting. Blending influences from his life experience with urban culture and modern painting (including abstract expressionism and artists such as Jackson Pollock or Jean Dubuffet), JonOne developed a colorful abstract style characterized by the dynamic brushstrokes, drips and patterns that he first experienced in the city's architecture and infrastructure. He has exhibited his work in various art institutions and galleries around the world to critical acclaim. Currently, he continues to produce work indoors and outdoors and divides his time between New York and Paris.
Francisco Vidal lives and works between Lisbon and Luanda. He obtained his Masters in Fine Arts from Columbia University in New York (2010) after studying at the Escola Superior de Artes e Design in Caldas da Rainha, Portugal (2002) and completing the Independent Studies Program at the Mamaus School of Visual Arts in Lisbon. (2005). Francisco Vidal is best known for his paintings and drawings that bring together bold colors and patterns on handmade paper or canvas, often side by side to create installations. The artist's work playfully combines various aesthetic influences, including Cubism, wax-printed African fabrics and 1980s hip-hop culture, as well as contemporary graffiti and street art. He was born and raised in Portugal, with his parents having Angolan and Cape Verdean roots. The artist deals in his works with ideas closely linked to the diaspora experience, examining narratives and identities that emerge from a hybrid of cross-cultural education. Colonial histories and their consequences are interrogated in his work, with a strong emphasis on the impact of labor practices, truth, collective memory, conflict and violence. He was one of Angola's representatives at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015). He has exhibited regularly since 2005 in individual and group shows, and is represented in several renowned public and private collections, including the Fundação EDP Collection, the PLMJ Foundation, the Sindika Dokolo Collection, the Scheryn Art Collection and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. and violence. He was one of Angola's representatives at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015). He has exhibited regularly since 2005 in individual and group shows, being represented in several renowned public and private collections, including the Fundação EDP Collection, the PLMJ Foundation, the Sindika Dokolo Collection, the Scheryn Art Collection and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.