Digital Spectrum of the Body
Kika Nicolela works: 2003-2010, 2010, pp. 23-28
This essay, in a self-published book of Kika Nicolela's work, describes and contextualizes the multi-media piece Tropic of Capricorn. Using photography, video and video installation Nicolela documents four Sao Paulo transexual sex workers in the hotel where most of them work. The essay describes the piece as touching on issues of fear and desire, as well as the relationship between space, perception, and spectatorship.
ITEM 2010.031 – available for viewing in the Research Centre
Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited
Tropic of Capricorn – Kika Nicolela