Manuela CostaLima  is a visual artist based in São Paulo, Brazil. Her work is deeply connected to cities and its streets, from where she collects ordinary and discarded materials to build her large-scale sculptures, site specifics, assemblages and installations.
Her first artist’s book – Projeto Correspondência [correspondence project]-, was published in 2015.
pau de arara, 2019
woods collected on the street, led lights, plastic tarpaulins and wood grid
2,75 x 3,08x 0,70 m
objects collected on the street and plastic canvas
infiltrados, 2016 -
series of sculptures built in the city.
pvc pipes and led lamps
oversized stone, crushed rocks and wire mesh
150 x 200 x 100 m
projeto correspondência, 2014 -
action performed through virtual walks through google street view, photographs and exchange of letters.
* materialized in 2015 as a PROAC-awarded artist book