Alexandre Farto (Vhils) just announced his most ambitious project to date,  a new solo show at the EPD Foundation- Electricity Museum in Lisbon, Portugal.
Dissection is the first solo exhibition by Vhils in a Portuguese mainstream art institution and his largest to date. This ambitious show will feature a new body of work conceived specifically for the museum’s space. The exhibition will remain open until October and will showcase original work that takes his art one step further in dissecting some of the key elements that compose the urban environment. Dissection will also be available online showing the process here 

“Aiming to be an in-depth reflection on the urban space and its interrelationship with its inhabitants, Dissection takes as starting point various elements intrinsic to it. The artist’s intention is to establish a progressive path through several purposefully built interconnected environments which enables the viewer to experience the passage from a dimension of noise, chaos and visual saturation – expressing life in contemporary cities – to a neutral setting where he intends to conduct a methodical dissection of familiar urban components with recourse to the unconventional media and destructive techniques which he has been exploring in his work.”



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