The final exhibition of Catarina Braga’s artistic residency opens on March 1, at 17:00, in the FEUP Library Exhibition Room and can be visited from Monday to Friday until March 10, between 8:30 and 19:30.
This exhibition is part of the artist’s collaboration with the LEPABE laboratory team, which investigates and measures indoor air quality, studying its impact on human health. Through a cross between scientific and artistic processes, it is inside a fictionalized laboratory that speculates about the invisibility of indoor air.
Fragments of an investigation carried out at the end of the 21st century get intermixed with the invisibility of the object of study — indoor air.
From a speculative practice between the scientific process, the artistic process and the affective, political, social and cultural processes that we create with the things of the world, the appearance of a new body is proposed. It is inside a fictionalised laboratory that we get to see this collective, symbiotic and ancestral organism; a multispecies entity that transcends the borders between terrestrial bodies (mineral, human, vegetal, animal, technological) and time and space.