Age of thinking part 3

Time to listen, reflect and learn.

By Museu da Pessoa

Family foundation (1990) by Alaerte MachadoMuseu da Pessoa

"Each story in this collection carries a universe of sensations. Each narrative is an expression of life full of particularities. Listening to another conversation about you is one of the strongest and most exciting exercises. And when we stop to listen to the elderly in cases that contain the strength to think at this age, how memory traces their ways of resisting. Rescuing a life course through orality is a statement of self-esteem and a possibility of timeless registration. The old man's face carries a vastness of landscapes, every trace of time carries a vivid memory. The process of revisiting as memories is also an act of creation: remembering to record and edit a memory, creating new possibilities and readings for those who went. In video editing, I sought to dialogue with this strategy of remembering, punctuating or skipping in each narrative as a guiding thread to dive into the other, without finding resonance with the past. A spark of life is reborn with all recovered memory." Cristiano Burlan 

Hilmar Bubolz photo by Hilmar BubolzMuseu da Pessoa

Absences

Biodance by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

My son by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

I went out into the world by Cristiano Burlan Renato MaiaMuseu da Pessoa

There is no substitute by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

Life's thornes by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

Germano AraujoMuseu da Pessoa

Aging

That is the way my life is by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

My granddaughter is my only friend by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

Portrait under the sun (1997) by Ruth SlingerMuseu da Pessoa

Books and meditation by Cristiano Burlan Renato MaiaMuseu da Pessoa

Ten years of marriage (1957) by Thereza Angélica Marino GalvãoMuseu da Pessoa

The motivator by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

Hermogenes playing with his dog by José Hermógenes de Andrade FilhoMuseu da Pessoa

Life is suffering by Cristiano BurlanMuseu da Pessoa

Picnic day by Luiz William Labate GalluzziMuseu da Pessoa

Portrait under the sun (1997) by Ruth SlingerMuseu da Pessoa

Credits: Story

EXHIBITION AGE OF THINKING

Curated by:
Cristiano Burlan
Lucas Ferreira de Lara
Renato Maia

Video editing:
Cristiano Burlan
Renato Maia

Collection research:
Felipe Rocha
Renata Pante

Content organization:
Julia Thon
Raphaela Russi

Texts and translation:
Julia Thon
Raphaela Russi

Photographs and videos: Acervo/Museu da Pessoa

Credits: All media
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