AtorreDaDerroTA uses physical distance to symbolize frustration with Brazil’s governance. With its remarkable shape and symbolism, the National Congress, “Palácio Nereu Ramos”, is representative of this moment, as Brazil dives into a new political and identity crisis, possibly the most complicated in its modern history. 
As said by the building’s mastermind, Oscar Niemeyer, shortly before the 1964 coup:
“On the day of the inauguration, with the President of the Republic, the generals in their uniforms, deputies, all state officials and their high society ladies in their best jewels, everything has changed, the magic has been broken in a single thud.”