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CCBB Rio’s Contemporary Award Exhibition Series Continues

By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Beginning February 24th, the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) in Rio de Janeiro will present Flavia Bertinato's installation, "Rapunzel." A new take on the 1812 Brothers Grimm fairy tale, the installation turns Rapunzel's long hair from a source of possible liberation into a type of confinement.

The installation consists of seven spools of iron, covered in braided wool of varying sizes. The spools feature pulleys, cranks, and reels with seven-hundred kilograms of fiber bound and at time tangled or spreading across the exhibition space. There are . . .

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