Enameled iron plates
Carmela Gross: Marapé, Projeto Parede, Museu de Arte de Moderna (MAM SP), São Paulo, Brasil. 2014.
Name, surname, age, country of origin and date of arrival in São Paulo. Data that fills the registration forms of several immigrants who arrived in the state in the mid and late nineteenth century serve as content to Marapé.
The piece uses different metal plates signs with names and information about immigrants mixed with other geographic names in Tupi to illustrate the history and the miscellany that formed the São Paulo population and the language we use, enabling a broad view on the presence and influence of immigrants in Brazilian society.