Mais vale uma infelicidade a dois do que uma felicidade a sós (Better being unhappy as a pair than happy alone)
2017, Photography, Giclee Epson Semi-gloss or C-Type Matt paper
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About the artist
Luana Lins lives and works in Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has an Arts degree from the renowned Fundação Álvares Penteado - FAAP (2005). She joined many contemporary art shows across different cities in Brazil, besides many collective exhibitions in galleries, cultural institutions and independent art spaces such as Paraty's Culture House, Oswald de Andrade Cultural Office amongst others.
She utilises different languages like video, photography, painting, collage and installation to analyse how the female figure was (and still is) portrayed throughout the 20th and 21st centuries in different medias, from cinema to literature.
About the work
The title is an excerpt from a self help book that promises its female audience to get married easier (“Why Men Marry Some Women and Not Others” , John T. Molloy, published in Portuguese by Sextante, 2003).