Ota (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros)
Movimento de Arte Pornô
Pornô Comics, 1982
b/w illustrations on paper, 8pp, SIGNED
9h x 6 1/2w in
22.86h x 16.51w cm
On the left side of the above page, the first five speak balloons spell out a poem.
On the left side of the above page, the first speak balloon in the third panel shows Eduardo Kac, with his penis nose. Kac is performing one of his most emblematic and loved poems of the Movimento de Arte Pornô:
To heal platonic love
Only a homeric fuck
On the left side of the above page, the text in the first two speak balloons in the fourth panel spell out the poem, 69 33. The illustrations of the poem represent how it was performed live.
Ota is a nationally recognized Brazilian cartoonist. He is the repeated recipient of the top Brazilian comic awards, HQMix and Angelo Agostini, and his work has been featured in a number of important solo exhibitionsIn the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid).