Gente, Grau 1
Programmed in collaboration with Raul Fernando Dada and J. Soares Sobrinho
Produced at the computer center, lnstituto de Artes da Unicamp, Brazil
Featured on the front cover of Computer Graphics and Art – Aug 76
63.5 × 30.5 cm
Front Cover – Computer Graphics and Art – Aug 76
Waldemar Cordeiro, images from the series Gente (People), 1972—1973.
(a) Waldemar Cordeiro, Raul Fernando Dada and J. Soares Sobrinho, Gente, Grau 1 (People, Degree 1), 63.5 × 30.5 cm, 1972.
(b) Waldemar Cordeiro, Raul Fernando Dada and J. Soares Sobrinho, Gente, Grau 6 (People, Degree 6), 126 × 61 cm, 1972.
This work shows a multitude of individuals agglomerated into a jumbled mass, revealing the faceless anonymity typical of large urban environments. The series of image transformations further emphasized this idea, since the images became less discernible as the artist processed them digitally.