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Laura Belém

Noite de São João magically transposes a rural Brazilian festival into the urban landscape of Toronto. In Brazil, for the Feast of Saint John, villages are decorated with multi-coloured paper flags in a night celebration of music, dancing and food. In Toronto, Belém fills the sky with starstudded blue flags swaying to a soundscape of field recordings from the Brazilian festival, reinventing our relation to our surroundings in a poetic white night.
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Noite de São João (Night of Saint John), 2007
Conceptual intervention

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A2  Cumberland Avenue (Bay St. & Yonge St.)




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