Shirley Paes Leme – City Air

The city as a spatial representation of a society in its multiple components: political, social, cultural, educational, environmental ... captures the look of the sensitive artist. In 1984 the artist sees a mass of pollution over Mexico City and Los Angeles. Notes that the filter of the air conditioner of the car is able to remove part of the mass. In the sequence appropriates and reveals what disturbed her.
In her career, the artist makes use of various procedures such as video, drawing, installations in the registry of debris, residues of the society that disturb her.

Shirley Paes Leme, born 1955 in Cachoeira, Brazil, lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.


ZNE! returns to the place of the beginning of the traveling exhibition - for the 20th station from May 11th - July 17th 2023 in the Uferhallen in Berlin, for the final analogue explorations in aesthetics and sustainability with a large dialogue program and workshops on natural building materials, for the establishment of a FÄN and for a look at the full ZNE journey and experience route!
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