December 14, 2019
aarea.co and the Movimento Sem-Teto do Centro (MSTC) activate Cinthia Marcelle: A morta at the Ocupação 9 de Julho building in São Paulo, a previously vacant building transformed by MSTC into a residential and recreational space for low-income families and workers. Hosted in Galeria Reocupa, an exhibition space focused on building a network of artists, community organizers, and housing residents, the event takes place amongst the daily artist studios, group lunches, presentations, and exhibitions occurring within the space.

Founded on the belief that workers must have access to housing, MSTC fights on behalf of families experiencing homelessness. Led by Carmen Silva—an activist, immigrant, and mother who has herself experienced homelessness—the organization promotes debate and activism around structural failures of urban planning and housing policies, helping citizens gain access to affordable homes. Through MSTC’s actions, over a dozen previously abandoned or unoccupied buildings in São Paulo are now inhabited by people in need.

aarea.co is an online platform founded in 2017 to showcase artworks created specifically for the internet. The featured artists have widely varying styles, but all have been challenged with creating a work whose only vehicle is the internet, most doing so for the first time.

This event is presented on the occasion of Cinthia Marcelle et al.: A morta on view through January 18, 2020.

aarea.co activates the exhibition at Ocupação 9 de Julho

10:00 am
Free