On the occasion of his solo show at Galleria Continua, the Brazilian artist is presenting the third part of a wider project he had presented in recent years: the first one at Performa NY in 2015, the second at the SITE Santa Fe exhibition in 2016 and the third, commissioned by the Instituto Moreira Salles (IMS) and realized in 2017, is showing simultaneously at the IMS in São Paulo and at Galleria Continua in San Gimignano.
Jonathas de Andrade was born in Maceió, Brazil, in 1982. He lives in the north-east of the country, in Recife. In his art, the artist explores themes of anthropology, pedagogy, politics and morals to develop a research on the paradoxes of modernist culture
- Jonathas De Andrade, The water spirits - series, 2017. Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Continua San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins / Habana