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June 14, 2015

A Public Trust

I set up as a Notary Public and Gold Trader. I certify any lie into a truth. I write the lie down and ask people to swear that the contents of the affidavit subscribed by them are correct and true. After notarization, the lies are displayed. Payments are accepted in gold only; but I am willing to trade almost anything for gold. The traded objects are displayed with the new truths.

Photography by Stephanie Orentas 

Paul Ramírez Jonas selected solo exhibitions include Pinacoteca do Estado, Sao Paulo; The Aldrich Contemporary Museum, Connecticut; The Blanton Museum, Texas; a survey at Ikon Gallery (UK) and Cornerhouse (UK). He has been included in group exhibitions at P.S.1 (NYC); the Brooklyn Museum; The Whitechapel (UK); Irish Museum of Modern Art (Ireland); The New Museum (NYC); and Kunsthaus Zurich. He participated in the 1 st Johannesburg Biennale; 1 st Seoul Biennial; 6 th Shanghai Biennial; 28th Sao Paulo Biennial; 53rd Venice Biennial and 7 th Bienal do Mercosul. He is represented by Koenig & Clinton (NYC), Nara Roesler Gallery (Sao Paulo).

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