Sonho de Deriva
Recife is a city divided by two rivers and their canals, for which reason it is called the Brazilian Venice. However, there is a complete public disregard for the water’s sanitary condition, and an under-utilization of its potential. In this work, Gabriel Mascaro intertwines affective and intimate space with the public space and the urban landscape. A mattress floats on the water of a river, used by a sleeping couple who throughout their journey, following the natural course of the river as the tide rises.