What remains of what it was – Archived Word

Intervention on inkjet print, acrylic and wood.
Variable measures.


PALAVRA ARQUIVADA /archived word developed from a set of early 20th century postcards belonging to Carla Cabanas’ own private collection, and some others belonging to Eduardo Portugal’s – collection of Lisbon City Archive – Photography.

Following on the reflection which has been directing her artistic career so far, particularly matters and questions dealing with loss of memory(ies) and the passage of time in documents and images, this exhibition brings to light yet a new configuration in the artist’s work.

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Sofia Castro


Exhibition views of Palavra Arquivada at Arquivo Municipal de Lisboa – Núcleo Fotográfico, Lisboa, Portugal, 2014.

Documentation © Arquivo Municipal de Lisboa – Núcleo Fotográfico