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Regina Silveira


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(b. Brazil, 1939.)The work of Regina Silveira forms part of the "dematerializing" tendency that arose in the 1970's in Brazil. Artists experimented with new media, and in her work Silveira questioned the process of creating an image. Regina Silveira's involvement in the international art scene, particularly in the United States, was a result of being the recipient of scholarships from the Guggenheim Foundation (1991), Pollock-Krasner (1993) and Fulbright (1994). She has participated in artist exchanges proportioned by institutions like the Banff Center for the Arts, Canada (1993), Ranieri Civitella Center, Italy (1995) and the University of Texas in Austin (1998). Her recent body of work branches out into two directions: the first one updates her investigations on graphic images utilizing new sources of electronic production such as the puzzle "To be Continued (Latin American Puzzle)", NIU Art Gallery, Chicago, 1997. The second direction demonstrates a growing interest in architecture,

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