Although the following pieces are part of a larger on-going project, they were conceived and exhibited at the Old Horton's Tuxedo Shop in Baltimore, MD in 2014. They tackle notion of anthropophagy, a central theme which permeates Brazilian art but which also present in colonialist appropriation. These ads are experiments which attempt to simulate the feeling that all that is around you is marketed for the dominant class and not you as a foreigner.
The exotic looking syllabic script on the left of the compositions are the result of research based on the most common words used in advertisement. The text begins with the words "Leumia ickea doost" which translates to "Love the new you." It reminds us that in order to acquire a new language we must think in that langue and in turn transform ourselves in possibly painful transition.