Concludes the scale model for A Invenção da Luz [The Invention of Light] penetrable, begun in 1978.

Happening: “Acontecimento Poético Urbano 2 / Esquenta para o Carnaval” [Urban Poetic Happening no. 2 / Warm up for Carnival], at Mangueira Hill.

March 22 – The artist suffers a massive, incapacitating stroke and passes away seven days later at Clínica São Vicente, in Rio de Janeiro.