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Juliana Cerqueira Leite

is a Brazilian sculptor based in Brooklyn. Her exhibition Orogenesis at the National Archaeological Museum in Naples, Italy opened in 2019 with the support of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

Resilient Objects: Surviving the Collapse of the Institution

In 2018, on a warm September night in Rio de Janeiro, the exposed electrical wiring of a poorly installed air conditioner short-circuited, starting a fire that destroyed most of the 20 million artifacts and natural specimens stored and displayed at the National Museum of Brazil within a matter of hours.


The Brooklyn Rail

SEPT 2023

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