As a result of his residency at Insite/Casa Gallina, in Mexico City, the PIPA Prize 2013 winner worked in collaboration with locals, exploring the social fabric of the neighborhood while producing “I Am Mandala”.
One of the most important Brazilian newspapers, O Globo published this Sunday a piece about the award.
(Lisbon, Portugal) Museu de Lisboa presents “Potência e Adversidade” [Potency and Adversity], group show featuring over 80 artworks by Latin American artists. Showcasing works from different periods, starting in the 70s and going all the way until today, the exhibition aims to draw a non-stigmatized panorama of Latin American art.
(Los Angeles, US) “Because we are and we aren’t tropicalists”, group show that started this week at Human Resources LA, takes inspiration from the Tropicalist movement of the 60s in Brazil to analyze the current situation of the Brazilian Northeast. The show features works by six artists, including PIPA Prize Finalists Cristiano Lenhardt and Jonathas de Andrade.
Antonio Obá, Bárbara Wagner, Carla Guagliardi and Éder Oliveira. Some might say that the four PIPA Prize 2017 finalists couldn’t be more different from each other. The fact is though that, when combined, their works set the foundation for very interesting dialogues. That’s what happened at PIPA Prize 2017 Finalists’ Exhibition, which opened last weekend at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio) gathering around 400 people.
(London, UK) During the four-day screenings of “Tropicália”, film program about the famous Brazilian movement of the 60s put together by Tate Modern, the audience will be able to watch renowned feature and short films that are still important to discuss Brazilian culture and identity today. Among them, Ana Vaz’s “The Age of Stone”.
(Madrid, Spain) What is the educational role of museums in society today? The question guides “Art Lesson”, exhibition organized by Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza featuring works by contemporary artists such as Antoni Muntadas and Erwin Wurm, not to mention PIPA Prize 2010 Finalist Cinthia Marcelle.
Carla Guagliardi’s work always seems to be in the verge of dissolution. In this conversation with Luiz Camillo Osorio, she remembers the beginning of her career in the 1980s, talks about living and producing art abroad, and highlights the importance of time and of the presence of the audience in the concept her work.
(Yogyakarta, Indonesia) The 14th Biennale Jogja started this week, and its main exhibition features the work of many PIPA Prize nominees, including former finalists and winners, namely Rodrigo Braga, Cinthia Marcelle and Tiago Mata Machado, Clara Ianni, Ícaro Lira, Jonathas de Andrade, Leticia Ramos, Lourival Cuquinha, Virginia de Medeiros and Yuri Firmeza.
(Mexico City, Mexico) Marcelo Cidade participates in the exhibition “Monuments, anti-monuments and new public sculpture”, held at Chopo University Museum. Curated by Pablo León de la Barra, member of the PIPA Prize 2015 Award Jury, the exhibition invites viewers to rethink the issues surrounding the occupation of public space.