In the work if Yuli Yamagata softness is paramount. Her universe is populated by multi-coloured synthetic fabrics sewn and stuffed together. The artist treats with humor materials that pretend to be other materials, pointing to a way of being in the world in which the true and the false commute, but do not oppose each other. Body parts such as mouths, legs and feet are recurring images.Read More
Notable exhibitions include: Samba in the Dark, Anton Kern Gallery (New York, 2020); Rocambole, Kunsthalle Lissabon (Lisbon, 2019); Microwave Your Friends, Invitro Gallery (Cluj, Romania, 2019); Tropical Extravaganza: Paola & Paulina, SESC Niterói (Niteroi, 2018); Rocambole, Pivô (São Paulo, 2018); Stickers Album, Centro Cultural São Paulo (São Paulo, 2016); Sem Cerimônia, MARP (Ribeirão Preto, 2016).
Text courtesy Fortes D'Aloia & Gabriel.