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Mano Penalva

Born in 1987


Mano Penalva (Bahía, BR – 1987) Mano Penalva’s process involves his interest in Anthropology and Material Culture, which occurs in this urgency to appropriate common articles found and purchased on the street, popular markets and domestic spaces. Thus, one can recognize a breakdown of frontiers into a globalized language proposed by the meeting of the materials used in the works, either in the appropriation of a national family iconography, or in the juxtaposition of it to other iconographies i...Read more