The Canadian artist Meera Margaret Singh got to JA.CA today. She is taking part on a 2 months residency. Next week are also getting to JA.CA: Alejandro Tobón Rojas, Edgar Mazo (Colômbia), Vijai Patchineelam (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Louise Ganz and Ines Linke (Belo Horizonte, Brazil).
With interest in using photography and video as means of social engagement, the Canadian artist Meera Singh, JA.CA’s resident 2012, proposes to work with employees of Belo Horizonte and its surroundings to create a series of pictures and videos that examine the multifaceted relations between individuals. The artist aims to reinterpret and subvert the conventions and traditions of documentary photography by exploiting the multiple realities of each subject.
photographer: Meera Singh