(Bremen, Germany) This exhibition peers into the hole. Although the hole as an entity is difficult to grasp, holes are nonetheless ubiquitous in our environment. They are the interstices through which causal events are set in motion, the bridges that conjoin two (or more) bodies, and they aid in the creation of new connections.
(Monaco) VOSTOK is inspired by a Russian research base situated in Antarctica above the subaquatic lake of the same name. At this base, drilling going down to almost 4 km (2.5 miles) has made it possible to remove samples taken from the previous ice age. In 2012, in residence at PIVÔ in São Paulo, the artist designed and exhibited an artificial décor using a projection screen, a small swimming pool, an aquarium and a model of a submarine.
(New York, USA) Border Crossing, exhibited at IDIO Gallery, consists of a new video work and installation through which Zafirovska explores mechanisms of empathy and responsibility in relation to the migrant crisis.
In every edition of the Prize, the participating artists are invited to record exclusive video interviews, an opportunity for artists to voice their ideas, talk about their creative processes and careers. The video interviews are produced by Matrioska Filmes. This week, we released an interview with Clara Ianni, who is a PIPA nominee for the third time and finalist for the first.
The artist talks about his collection “It was Amazon”a group of 16 works and his intention to make his tribe’s culture manifest inside the mind of different people around Brazil. So, they can build a collective memory and the identity of a diversified unknown Brazil.
The artist embraces photography as an analysis exercise of her figure, image and actions. Paula talks about her work as a way to put the image of her body in contact with other people. The art, in her point of view, works as a model for her to act in the world.
In seven editions of the Prize, this is the first year in which three indigenous artists were nominated to participate in PIPA. Two of them won the 1st and 2nd places of PIPA Online. Watch the exclusive video interview, where Jaider Esbell (PIPA Online Winner), Makushi indian from the Amazon and Arissana Pataxó (2nd place winner), who incorporated her ethnicity to her name, describe their experiences on competing in the category in which the winner is defined by the public vote on the internet.
PIPA Institute, in partnership with Camden Sentido, will be exhibiting an online screening programme. Curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio, the screenings, exclusive to our website, will be on view throughout the months of June to October. Ten artists were selected and their works will be shown in pairs. This third screening which will start today until September 9th, features the works “Base para Unhas Fracas” by Alexandre Vogler and “Recanto dos Aflitos” by Arthur Scovino.
In an exclusive interview, Luiz Camillo Osorio, Curator of PIPA Institute, spoke to Luiza Baldan, PIPA 2016 finalist, about the development of her artistic career, the processes by which she inserted herself in the art world and how architecture and nature play exclusive roles in her works.
(Quito, Ecuador) Atopía is a word used mainly in the field of medicine and philosophy, which means without (misplaced, scattered, migration) and also high originality and eccentricity. This double connotation used to think about how artists have dealt with the ideas of place, geography, migration, legacy, translation, crossing national, social and cultural boundaries.