Author: Francisco Stein
Actual map of the political division of Brazil and other details (entrances, geographical accidents, etc.) allowed by the used scale. On the counter clockwise direction, decorative figures allusive to the main economic circles; Pau Brazil, sugar cane, gold and other precious stones, rubber, coffee cultivation and finally the pre-salt (petroleum/oil). The monochromatic color black is a variation of the colorful map “Terra Brasilis” and its goal it is to demonstrate the actual political, social and moral crises lived in Brazil on the past years.
It was a way to demonstrate my indignation with these facts.
Measures without frame: 0,93 m x 0,74 m (~3ft 1in x 2ft 5in)
Execution time of the original: 320 hours
Material: polyester film 75 microns
Technique: shapes and geographical accidents traced with nakin pen, painted with soft pastel and fixed with protector varnish against fungus, moisture and weather per the technique created and develop by Francisco Stein – 100% Handmade.
We send with the map a Certificate of Authenticity with details of the map, unique serial number, signed and authorized by the artist.