Joana Vasconcelos is active/lives in Portugal, France. Joana Vasconcelos is known for abstract symbolic sculpture, class distinction themes.
Biography Joana Vasconcelos
Born in Paris in 1971, and living and working in Lisbon, Spain, Joana Vasconcelos' does sculpture whose creative process is based on the appropriation, decontextualisation and subversion of pre-existent objects and everyday realities. Starting out from ingenious operations of displacement, a reminiscence of the ready-made and the grammars of Nouveau Réalisme and pop, the artist offers us a complicit vision, but one which is at the same time critical of contemporary society and the several features which serve the enunciations of collective identity, especially those that concern the status of women, class distinction or national identity.
From this process there derives a speech which is attentive to contemporary idiosyncrasies, whe
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