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RAP guarani and kaiowa GP4, Tekoha/Che Amba = Guaiviry - Mato Grosso do Sul - Brazil

Paulo Nazareth

IILA - Italo-Latin American Institute - Biennale Arte 2015

IILA - Italo-Latin American Institute - Biennale Arte 2015
Venice, Italy

PAULO NAZARETH | BRAZIL
1977, Governador Valadares, Brazil. Lives and works in Minas Gerais, Brazil

Bureaux de langue: Guarani-Kaiowa, 2013, sound installation
Courtesy: the artist, PNAC/LTDA and Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo

Ethnic group: Guarani – Kaiowa
Language: Guarani – Kaiowa
Location: Brazil

“In kaiowa I learn words that don’t sound KRENAC to me, what we still have of BORUM-------------------- I, baptized paulo sergio da silva in the apostolic roman catholic church, am now many names: paulo da silva_ paulo nazareth_ mohammad mohammed_ awa hae jeguata jopara_ awa jeguakai nreda_ kwamba kutembea_ mzungu-mwafrican_ muzungu nywele nyeusi_ socodkain_ tionrin_ ukuthi ukuhamba_ ..... we do not know if-how-when the body of NAZARETH CASSIANO DE JESUS_ NAZARETH DE JESUS _ mother of my mother [ANA GONÇALVES DA SILVA_ ANA GONÇALVES_ ANA DA SILVA], died there was a catholic, afro-religious or some indigenous funeral or if it was forgotten in a common grave or some ward of a public/private hospital or if she is still alive forgotten in some state asylum_. like my mother’s mother the body of NIZIO GOMES struck down by mercenary hands did not have a funeral and its destiny is unknown to relatives and the state:::: they do not call it a disappearance for political reasons and they seem to be oblivious to our story. I continue to struggle: no me olvides cuando yo sea un nombre importante!”
Paulo Nazareth

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  • Title: RAP guarani and kaiowa GP4, Tekoha/Che Amba = Guaiviry - Mato Grosso do Sul - Brazil
  • Creator: Paulo Nazareth
  • Rights: Courtesy of the artist, PNAC/LTDA and Mendes Wood DM, Sao Paulo

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