Maria-Carmen Perlingeiro

The act of sculpting means not only to create an aesthetic, three-dimensional object, but also to imbue it with an aura.

Working with the material SaphirKeramik was something completely new for the experienced sculptor. 




She defined the shape of the polyhedron of the Impressões project.



          The Artist




Lives and works in Geneva.

She studied at the School of Fine Arts of Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, and graduated at École Supérieure d’Art Visuel, where later she came to teach. In the 80's, she moved to New York, studying at Art Student’s League. However, during a visit to Sergio Camargo’s art studio in Carrara, Italy, she fell in love with the density, resistance and weight of marble. In the 90's, during a trip to Volterra (in Tuscany, Italy), she came across the transparency, banded appearance and layers of alabaster,







      

IMPRESSOES - FROM BASEL TO BRAZIL 
A PROJECT BY LAUFEN & BRASILEA

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