Since early September, a large sign has welcomed visitors to São Paulo’s main Ibirapuera Park. It is both curious and enigmatic, deploying a language that appears familiar, but offers no obviously intelligible message. It seems open to interpretation, but remains a graphic combination of triangles and primary colours that looks flat from a distance, but more complex as one approaches, before finally revealing itself to be a relief formed by overlapping wooden boards. Is this some kind of code? A…
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