This week, we released three interviews with Pipa 2016 nominated artists Daniel Beerstecher and Marina Camargo. Beerstecher talks about how living in different countries helps in his artistic production. Camargo talks about the notion of displacement in her life and how it changed the way she relates with people.
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 Daniel Beerstecher, who is a Pipa nominee for the first time. The artist talks about how living in different countries helps in his artistic production.
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 Marina Camargo, who is a Pipa nominee for the first time. The artist talks about the notion of displacement in her life – the artist was born in Maceio and has always traveled to see her family in the South – and how it changed the way she relates with people.
(Sintra, Portugal) The exhibition implies the creation of a series of purpose designed installations, strategically located across different points of the Park of Pena, that above all incorporate the natural materials that the same Park has to offer.
(Milan, Italy) The exhibition seeks to change perspective about the topic by questioning the codes, icons and images produced within a condition of subordination faced by many Latin American cultures, and liberating them from the equation that sets the aesthetic values through which we identify wealth and poverty still today.
“Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today”, group show with Adriano Costa, Carla Zaccagnini, Erika Verzutti, Jonathas de Andrade and Runo Lagomarsino
(London, UK) With a focus on work made by artists born after 1968, in addition to several early pioneers who were active internationally in the 1960s and ’70s, the exhibition examines a diversity of creative responses by artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.
José Bechara presents new experimentations incorporating other elements and new procedures in “Voadoras”
(São Paulo, Brazil) In this exhibition the artist presents about 20 recent works including paintings on flat glass and metal oxidation on canvas and truck´s used canvas. These two sets of works made in different materials and distributed throughout the two rooms of the gallery, seek to establish poetic convergences between them.
(New York, USA) Ranging from immersive to intimate in scale, new works on canvas expand upon her rich vocabulary of intricately rendered natural forms, incorporating traditional Japanese ink and watercolor techniques developed during a residency in Aomori, Japan last summer.
(The Hague, Netherlands) Departing from a number of important historical works, the exhibition presents a network of interdependent topical themes such as consumerism, value circulation, trade routes, and also how these abstract notions influence the individual’s experience within a natural and urban environment.
(London, UK) Inspired by the story of Thompson Vitor, a boy in Brazil whose Mother salvaged old books from landfill sites, allowing her son to study and pass his college entrance exams, Gê’s project uses discarded and donated books and a number of allusions to other historic “Thompsons” from the library’s collection and elsewhere.