Tamara Ganem (1989)
is a Brazilian artist who creates video artworks and installations. Her pieces have been presented in exhibitions in Brazil, Spain, and the United States. She has a postgraduate degree in Visual Arts by FAAP and has been selected for the Contemporary Artistic Practices program at Parque Lage’s Visual Arts School (EAV). Her research is centered on questions of identity, memory, and culture.
The Wake Up! Memorial – Corona! – Shut down?
Title of video: Trying to get to heaven before they close the door, 2020, 3:50
The artwork portrays a famous game for children that conveys the passage of an individual through life until they arrive in heaven. Played by the artist alone in her house, the game then depicts a race to get through time. The artwork is part of a series created during quarantine.