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Ângela Detánico & Rafael Lain




La existencia en suspenso de las cosas sin nombre (The existence in suspense of the things without name). 2007
Año Cero (Year Zero). 2007
Light installation

Ângela Detánico and Rafael Lain conceive alternative typographies inviting the reader to reflect upon using forms other than words as vehicles of communication. "Linked Braille" is a writing system devised by linking with straight lines the dots of the alphabet for the visually impaired. Following this unique typography, the artists wrote a phrase replacing the lines with neon tubes and hung it from the ceiling of the Spanish Cooperation Center. The audience is invited to decipher this phrase of light, ironically written in an alphabet usually only readable by those who cannot see.
(Translation: Marina Torres)

Centro de Formación de la Cooperación Española (Claustro)

© Photo + Text: SEACEX


Ângela Detánico: * 1974 Caxias do Sul, Brazil.

Rafael Lain: * 1973 Caxias do Sul, Brazil.

Live in São Paulo, Brazil, and París, France.
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