effort

effort by FERNANDO RIBEIRO

featuring visiting brazilian artist FERNANDO RIBEIRO

and additional work by TODD FRUGIA and MARRAKESH

FERNANDO RIBIERO is a performance artist living and working in CURITIBA, a vibrant city in southern BRAZIL. he graduated in visual arts from UNIVERSIDADE TUIUTI do PARANÁ (2002) where he also did his post-graduate work in aesthetics and philosophy of art (2010). his theoretical and practical performance works focus on materials and action. this project has been undertaken with the support of PREFEITURA MUNICIPAL de CURITIBA, FUNDAÇÃO CULTURAL de CURITIBA, FUNDO MUNICIPAL da CULTURA – PROGRAMA de APOIO e INCENTIVO à CULTURA.

CHICAGO performance artists TODD FRUGIA and MARREKESH are a husband/wife duo who operate out of ROOMS GALLERY in PILSEN where they produce monthly performance and video installations. they’re recent work has focused on the development of rules and systems to create ritualistic task oriented performance.