The exhibition Histórias Afro-atlânticas, exhibited at MASP in 2018, now arrives at the MFAH, USA. chega agora ao museu de arte de Houston, nos Estados Unidos. With more than 130 works of art and documents made in Africa, the Americas, the Caribbean, and Europe across 500 years, from the 17th century to the 21st century, the show explores the history and legacy of the transatlantic slave trade.

Flávio Cerqueira participates with Amnésia, in which he discusses the whitening process of Brazilian culture and memory. “In this sculpture, the paint, which represents whitening, is not enough to cover the entire boy. The character in the sculpture symbolizes the last person to undergo this process. The bronze, which has always used to represent historical moments, reinforces the relevance of this end”, comments the artist.


Afro-Atlantic Histories

Dates: 10.24.2021 – 01.17.2022 / wednesday to sunday – from 11am

Where: MFAH – The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston