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Patricia Borges: TROPICAL PAPERS

Patricia Borges: TROPICAL PAPERS

TROPICAL PAPERS is a contemporary art exhibition by Brazilian visual artist and researcher, Patricia Borges. She explores the intersection between tropical climate and entropy in the poetics of image generation. The show, presented by INSTINC, will take place from March 21st to March 24th, 2024, at the artist-run space situated in Tanjong Pagar Distripark. This exhibition results from Patricia's practical research conducted in Singapore through her participation in a three-months residency of INSTINC’s 23/24 Artist-in-Residence Program and marks a new beginning for INSTINC as it showcases the first Artist-in-Residence exhibition since its relocation.

Venue: 39 Keppel Rd, #03-10 Tanjong Pagar Distripark, Singapore 089065

Opening Reception: 20 March 2024 (Wed.) 7PM–9PM | Opening Reception RSVP Link

Exhibition Duration: 21–22 March 2024 (Thurs.–Fri.) 1PM–7PM. 23–24 March 2024 (Sat.–Sun.) 1PM–6PM. 23 March 2024 (Sat.), 2pm at the exhibition venue | Artist Talk RSVP Link

About Artist

PATRICIA BORGES (Brazil, 1974) Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro. Graduated in Architecture and Urban Planning from PUC-PR, she studied photography at ACP in Sydney-Australia, jewellery design at IED Istituto Europeo di Design, cinematography and screenplay at the International Film Academy AIC, fine arts at Parque Lage Visual Arts School. And is currently enrolled as a MA researcher in the Arts and Design department at PUC-RJ.

Awarded at the Florence and Rome biennales. Her work has been widely published and is part of relevant private collections and three museums. Starting in 2018, she began using photographic images as material to compose installations and three-dimensional art objects. Her recent production borders on rheology and uses organic photochemical processes to address the notions of the passage of time, transformation and the paradox of finitude.

Recent exhibitions include Le 228e Salon des Artistes Français, Grand Palais - Paris, Tokyo Art Fair (2018), Luxembourg Art Fair, Photo Israel (2019), Society of Scottish Artists Annual Exhibition - Edinburgh (2019 and 2021), Festival de Tiradentes, Trieste Photo Days and Copenhagen Photo Festival (2020), A Quiet Scene at Los Angeles Music Center, with Brian Eno (2021), Ibere Camargo Foundation, Centro Cultural dos Correios RJ (2022), The Royal Photographic Society, UK (2022). Solar dos Abacaxis RJ, Blockchain Rio and ETH Milan (2023).

Patricia Borges The Past Has Already Been Altered #5 - Modified Cyanotype (2024) Ferric oxides and salts on cotton paper 330x130cm
Patricia Borges The Past Has Already Been Altered #5 - Modified Cyanotype (2024) Ferric oxides and salts on cotton paper 330x130cm

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