Critical Writing Index

Digital Spectrum of the Body

by Caroline Rodrigues

Kika Nicolela works: 2003-2010, 2010, pp. 23-28, 2010

This essay, in a self-published book of Kika Nicolela's work, describes and contextualizes the multi-media piece Tropic of Capricorn. Using photography, video and video installation Nicolela documents four Sao Paulo transexual sex workers in the hotel where most of them work. The essay describes the piece as touching on issues of fear and desire, as well as the relationship between space, perception, and spectatorship.

ITEM 2010.031 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Tropic of CapricornKika Nicolela