ANGELA DETANICO / RAFAEL LAIN
Live and work in Paris, France.
Respectively a linguist and a typographer, working within the themes of writing, reading and translation, from a media to another or from a code to another. Interested in the limits of the representation of time and space, the artists develop works crossing poetry, sound and image.
In 2007, they represented Brazil at the Venice Biennale and in 2004 they have received the Nam June Paik Award.
Their works have been translated into different languages and contexts and displayed in different countries – CCS Bard Hessel Museum (USA), Jeu de Paume and Musée Zadkine (France), Pampulha Art Museum (Brazil), Galician Center for Contemporary Art (Spain), ICC (Japan), MALBA (Argentina), Camberwell College of Arts (England), Württembergischer Kunstverein (Germany) and Optica (Canada). Recent solo exhibitions include the Berardo Collection Museum, in Lisbon, Kyoto Art Center, and the Iberê Camargo Foundation, in Porto Alegre.