What Once Was Imagined


Susie Freeman & Liz Lee: What Once Was Imagined

This summer I visited São Paulo to install a new work at Oscar Niemeyer’s OCA pavilion in Ibirapuera Park. The exhibition INVENTO is best described as a science museum designed by artists. Created by matching significant scientific advances from the past 150 years with artists whose work acts as a response to each invention, I used thousands of medicines in packets to make a giant Amazon mantilla which illustrates the development of pharmaceuticals from plants to pills.

The exhibition runs until October 4th after which we hope to mount What Once Was Imagined in a venue closer to home.


OCA, Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo


Christian Boltanski


Andy Warhol


Julius Von Bismarck & Julian Charriere: Clockwork


Janet Cardiff & George Burres Miller: Experiment in F Minor


Guto Lacaz: Fishing Radios


Nelson Leirner: Refridgerator


Damian Ortega: Materialist


Susie Freeman & Liz Lee: What Once Was Imagined (detail)

What Once Was Imagined / Invento

Bus stop band, Ibirapuera Park

Susie Freeman / The Rowley Gallery

Frames of reference
This entry was posted in Art, Travel and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to What Once Was Imagined

  1. Kevin Murphy says:

    A stunning piece of work, such imagination and technique. Thanks Susie x

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *