Monday, 5 April 2010
THE NEXT DOCUMENTA SHOULD BE IN BRASILIA!
Praca dos Tres Poderes, Museu Histórico de Brasília
entrance to the underground space of Espaco Lucio Costa
Map of Brasilia and Documents on Brasilia at Espaco Lucio Costa
Praca das Bicicletas
Teatro Nacional, (facade under renovation as well as interior tiles by Athos Bulcao), exhibition space in the foyer of the theatre
TV Tower, observation platform and handicrafts market
Museu de Arte (semi-abandoned, except for a guard)
Memorial JK, (Memorial for Juscelino Kubitschek, president who built Brasilia, it includes his last car, a Ford Galaxie LTD 1973)
Memorial dos Povos Indígenas, (Museum of Indigenous People)
Galeria Fayga Ostrower at Conjunto Funart
walkway marquise at Funart
Espaco Oscar Niemeyer (museum for Oscar Niemeyer)
Cine Drive-In, Open Air Cinema
Beirtute (Embaixada de la Liberdade), embassy of Freedom, since 1966
new friends at Bar Barulho, Sundays at Parque da Cidade!
Satelite city of Brazlandia, a dormitory city for workers
Catetinho, de first modern house of Brasilia, built on wood pilotis by Niemeyer for Presidente JK
Ponto de Taxi Pavilion!
Brasilia, the city of new modernisms, utopias, apartheids, failures, dreams....
The only place where all human, western, european, and american ideals could ever be realized!
A city that's a museum, while its museums are mausoleums...
all photos taken on April 2001, August 2005, October 2008, November 2009.
Special thanks to Ilona Damiani Costa, Altair Damiani Costa, Sotto Pacheco Costa , Ligia Nobre, Cid Branco, Afonso Luz, Mathieu Copeland, Adriano Pedrosa, Paulo Herkenhoff, Jose Ivanildo Leandro da Silva...
'Manifesto for an Aesthetic Revolution in Brasilia', Mathieu Copeland and PLB
'The Next Documenta Shouldn’t Be in Kassel', Dieter Lesage, eflux journal 1