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Aislan Pankararu

Overview

Aislan Pankararu’s Indigenous Brazilian heritage is an intrinsic element of his practice. Paying homage to his origins, when making his paintings and drawings, he combines his own personal memories of his upbringing in Pernambuco with the inherited tales and customs of previous generations. Using the detailed markings and iconography of the Pankararu people as a rich pool of inspiration, he layers acrylic paints on kraft paper or canvas, inscribing these gestures with accents of permanent marker...Read more