Events | 21 May, 2021
“SPACE TRAVELLERS” exhibition by Maria Tomé
More than creating, Maria Tomé chooses “revealing”, proposing an access pathway parallel to her vision of her daily life. Maria stages her world with the tools that surround her, which are: photographic cameras, scissors, x-acts, needles, leaving always room for chance. The meetings, the different crafts that she engages on the cinema, the fashion, so many experiences, that when sequenced, recounts some history that she stages nowadays. Was born in São Brás de Alportel in 1961, lives and works in L’lle St Denis, Paris.
She was assistant of the photographer James Lignier 1981-87, fashion designer 1986-91 photographer in the CIC. George Clinton, one of the fathers of funk music, For whom Maria Tomé creates pieces to dress, it’s one of hers greatest collector, clothing starting from embroidered pictures and impressions on textiles, they are the support of her imagination and become space of her own staging.
She signs them as “HUMM”.