Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj take part in the group show “I See, So I See So. Messages from Harry Smith”
(Köln, Germany) Using Harry Smith’s life and work as its starting point, the exhibition presents artists and theorists working at the interface between visual art, film and anthropology. In their examinations of mediumism as a ritual, experimental and artistic practice, each of them raise specific questions concerning media semantics.
Curated by Marília Panitz, Marisa Mokarzel and Polyanna Morgana, group exhibition “Vértice” opens next week
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The show consists in the presentation of works by contemporary Brazilian artists, selected by three curators from different places and generations, with the goal of bringing to the viewer a panorama of Brazilian contemporary art, based on the exchange of different looks.
19th edition of the Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil presents works by 62 artists and groups of 27 countries apresenta trabalhos de 62 artistas e grupos de 27 países
(São Paulo, Brazil) In its 19th edition, the Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil takes it proposal to the extreme by making Southern Panoramas the core of its entire programming. The global South and its myriad issues – concerning diasporas, hybrid identities, migration flows and travels, personal accounts, memories, isolation, the social fabric, and insularity – have inspired and set the parameters for the Curatorial Committee to select artworks and art projects, as well as oriented the curating of all of the Festival’s exhibitions, public programs, and publications.
(São Paulo, Brazil) The fifth edition of Marcantonio Vilaça Prize for Plastic Arts is hosting for the first time a group exhibtion with works by the 30 selected artists, including Bárbara Wagner, Berna Reale, Beto Shwafaty, Cinthia Marcelle, Daniel Acosta, Gê Orthof, Grupo EmpreZa, Jorge Menna Barreto, Lais Myrrha, Lia Chaia, Lourival Cuquinha, Mabe Bethônico, Marcelo Moscheta, Milton Marques, Otavio Schipper, OPAVIVARÁ!, Paulo Nazareth, Raquel Stolf, Reginaldo Pereira, Rodrigo Braga , Thiago Martins de Melo, Virginia de Medeiros and Waléria Américo.
(São Paulo, Brazil) Once more these recent Relevos (Reliefs) by Luciano Figueiredo attest one of the most continuous adherences to constructivism, either in history or in the artistic actuality. Work of a coherent inventiveness, deeply convinced of the still present and never exhausted relevance of Brazilian abstract-geometric adventure.
(São Paulo, Brazil) According to the curator, “the pieces and paintings of Estela Sokol, when recalling the plastic vocabulary of the Brazilian painter Alfredo Volpi, aim to update the constructive subtlety and lightness of the volpian colors and contemporary values”.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The gallery Athena Contemporânea holds until October the first solo exhibiton by Débora Bolsoni in the city of Rio de Janeiro, “Urbanismo Geral” [“General Urbanism”]. Read below the text by Cauê Alves about the show: The inspiration underlying the works of Débora Bolsoni mostly comes from probing exhibiting strategies. The devices…
(Leon, Spain) “To See-To Reveal” is an exhibition that shows and explores the different ways in which images have been produced and used to organise the knowledge of those things reason and science cannot explain, and through which the experience of perceptions and sensations that escape rational thought is shaped.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) In an attempt to retell this chapter of our history to younger generations while paying tribute to the curators and artists that took part in that moment, MAM-Rio will focus on the Brazilian artists who took part in the exhibition, while also displaying archive material and footage about the exhibition – reviews, images, films, and interviews.
Show brings together works by Cinthia Marcelle, Lais Myrrha, Marilá Dardot, Matheus Rocha Pitta and Sara Ramo
(São Paulo, Brazil) “Apodi 69” gather together works by these artists who shared a house for five years and were in constant dialogue, invariably enriching each other’s individual production. For this exhibition, they were invited to freely select the artworks they had always wanted to see side-by-side.