Cement bags are continuously stacked in a single, increasingly unstable column, a metaphor for the failures of Brazil’s mid-century modernist project. The description belongs to Myrrha’s video “Infinite Column”, on view at the University of Texas at Austin.
(Beijing, China) “This is the time for China and Brazil to come to know each other through contemporary art,” states the pamphlet for “Troposphere – Chinese and Brazilian Contemporary Art”. Featuring 42 artists, this is the first large-scale exhibition of Brazilian contemporary art in China.
(Miami Beach, USA) This year, over 200 modern and contemporary art galleries from all continents take part in the show, displaying artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art.
(Caracas, Venezuela) Featuring 35 countries from the so-called “Global South”, the exhibition intends to promote a dialogue capable of “transforming the structures of power of the international art scene”.
(Rennes, France) “Livres et revues d’artistes: une perspective brésilienne” presents a wide selection of publications, showcasing an overview of the trends of the current Brazilian production of artists’ books.
(Henningsvær, Norway) Featuring 39 artists from across the world, including Paulo Nimer Pjota and Beto Shwafaty, the exhibition showcases works that question what is usually conceived as painting.
(Saskatchewan, Canada) Remain Modern’s inaugural exhibition features 77 leading artists from Saskatchewan, Canada, and the world, including PIPA Prize 2016 winner Paulo Nazareth and 2014 finalist Daniel Steegman Mangrané.
(Coimbra, Portugal) The second edition of the Anozero Biennale of Contemporary Art explores the role of art in the process of repairing social wounds created by the political, affective and economic crisis that takes place nowadays.
(Frankfurt, Germany) The event discusses the overarching theme of human desire, reuniting 250 artists, academics and media producers from all over the world, including the Brazilian duo Gisela Motta and Leandro Lima.
Curator of the PIPA Institute, Luiz Camillo Osorio also takes the opportunity to announce the PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition winner, chosen by the visitors of the Finalists’ Exhibition at MAM-Rio, and talks about the new features of the eighth edition catalog.