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Wednesday, October 28, 2009

TEMPORAL: THE ART OF STEPHAN DOITSCHINOFF (AKA CALMA)


TEMPORAL : The Art of Stephan Doitschinoff (aka Calma) from Jonathan LeVine Gallery on Vimeo.

Stephan Doitschinoff is a painter and street artist from São Paulo. I enjoyed watching this video about a long term project he made in a small village.

From 2005-2008, Stephan Doitschinoff traveled throughout the Brazilian countryside of Bahia, painting site-specific murals on adobe houses, chapels, and even a cemetery. In the small village of Lençóis, he collaborated with local artisans, and expanded his research into the rich history of Brazilian folklore and the syncretism between Christian theology and African spiritual traditions.

Interview with Stephan Doitschinoff.
Calma's book with page previews.
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