By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Exploring, through the use of embroidery, the themes of intimacy, female eroticism, and the ambiguities of home, the exhibition "Como Habitar Abismos" (How to Inhabit Gaps) will open on July 2nd in Castelinho do Flamengo - Centro Cultural Oduvaldo Vianna Filho. Continuing through September 4th, the exhibition is the first solo showing of works by artist, researcher and educator Mariana Guimarães.
The inspiration for the pieces in "Como Habitar Abismos" came partly from the works of French philosopher and poet Gaston Bachelard, whose writings included the exploration of the ideas . . .