Carlito Carvalhosa: Nice To Meet You
Published by Charta/Galeria Nara Roesler.
Text by Paulo Venancio, Daniel Rangel, Beatriz Bracher, Juliana Monachesi, Paulo Herkenhoff, João Bandeira, Arto Lindsay, Ivo Mesquita, Luis Pérez-Oramas.
The monumental installations of Brazilian artist Carlito Carvalhosa transform gallery spaces into immersive multisensory environments. For his 2010 installation “A Soma Dos Dias,” presented at the Pinacoteca do Estado de Sao Paulo, Carvalhosa interlaced 1,400 meters of cloth with 264 light bulbs, 44 loud speakers, four microphones, two laptops and a piano, aiming to stimulate viewers on several levels simultaneously. In 2011, Carvalhosa makes his debut at The Museum of Modern Art, New York with a new large-scale work. This retrospective monograph spans Carvalhosa´s production of the past decade and is augmented with critical texts by João Bandeira, Beatriz Bracher, Paulo Herkenhoff, Arto Lindsay, Ivo Mesquita, Juliana Monachesi, Daniel Rangel and Paulo Venancio. Carvalhosa designed the volume, and has composed it to read as a compendium of his sketches, floor plans, maquettes and writings.