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Sunaparanta – Goa Centre for the Arts is delighted to present ‘Ordinary Superheroes: Tales from the Animan Kingdom’, a solo show by Goa-based artist Viraj Naik opening on Friday, 23rd August 2019, 7 pm.  With curatorial direction by Leandre D’Souza, the show is produced by patrons Dipti and Dattaraj Salgaocar. Ordinary Superheroes is a collection of over 95 ink drawings, etchings and sculptures of hybridized subjects, part of Naik’s long-term study of the physiognomy and behaviour of human beings. The exhibition features an evolutionary archive of the human portrait, illustrated as mutilations – where men are disfigured into beasts, monsters and grotesque creatures. Naik’s human-arium is presented as a suspended place, where man metamorphizes into anthropomorphic state/s.

Fundação Oriente will host ‘Deciphering Layers – New Perspectives on the Viceroys Portraits at Old Goa’ on August 22, 6 p.m. at the premises in Panaji. Details: 2230728.   Under the umbrella of the research project Old Goa Revelations, a multidisciplinary team of experts has been decoding layers of paint and history present in the Viceroys portraits presently exhibit in Old Goa. For the first time in 4 centuries, we are starting to unravel some of its many mysteries, joining the pieces of the puzzle and discovering new perspectives on the fascinating collection. This communication will discuss the latest findings in the Historical Archives Of Goa, regarding the history of the Viceroys Palaces and collection of portraits and also how these newly found facts correlate with the different paint layers already identified in the paintings from the 16th and 17th centuries. TERESA TEVES REIS is a conservator-restorer (MA) by Instituto Politécnico de Tomar (with curricular training at MOCA-Museum of Christian Art), Master in conservation and restoration of easel painting by Universidade Católica and currently a PhD student in Fine-Arts, in the Faculdade de Belas-Artes, from Universidade de Lisboa, supported by the doctoral scholarship HERITAS- Heritage Studies. The theme of her […]

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