Ota (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros)

Pornô Comics

Ota (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros), Movimento de Arte Pornô, Alternate Projects

Ota (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros)
Movimento de Arte Pornô
Pornô Comics, 1982
b/w illustrations on paper, 8pp, SIGNED by Ota
9h x 6 1/2w in
22.86h x 16.51w cm
EK056

On the left side of the above page, the first five speak balloons spell out a poem.

Ota (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros),  Movimento de Arte Pornô, Alternate Projects

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:

Philosophy |
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 (Otacílio D'Assunção Barros),  Movimento de Arte Pornô, Alternate Projects

Description

Movimento de Arte Pornô poems are found throughout this comic. The illustrations capture the way each poem was performed live. Copies of Pornô Comics were distributed at Ipanema beach during the historic Movimento de Arte Pornô performance “Interversão” (1982).

Ota is an nationally recognized Brazilian cartoonist. He has been the recipient of Brazil’s top awards for comics numerous times: the HQMix award and the Angelo Agostini award. Over the past several his work has also been the subject of a number of solo exhibitions.

 

In the collection of the Museum of Modern Art (New York), the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York), Reina Sofia Museum (Madrid).
 
$ 250