Barbara BrändliBack to Artists
Sistema Nervioso is the most ambitious body of work by Swiss born Venezuelan
photographer Barbara Brändli. It is a kind of "pop manifesto", a portrait of the city of
Caracas, filled with ads, graffiti and other urban signs. For Sistema Nervioso, a book
published in 1975 she collaborated with the famous Venezuelan artistic director John
Lange. Born in Switzerland in 1932, Barbara Brandli has been living in Venezuela for
the last forty years. Sheʼs known for her work documenting the life of the Yanomami
Indians in Venezuela.