(Basel, Switzerland) The Brasilea Foundation opens today “O estrangeiro”, solo show by the five-times PIPA Prize nominee Arjan Martins. Considered one of the most interesting representatives of contemporary Brazilian art, he works through his origins by doing historical basic research, intensively examining the ever-present theme of migration of peoples and the colonial period and depicting cartographic material that documents and illustrates the trade and shipment of slaves.
(Lisbon, Portugal) Nominated for PIPA Prize for the third time this year, Paloma Bosquê opens next week her first international solo exhibition: “O Oco e a Emenda”, at Pavilhão Branco, part of the Galerias Municipais circuit. Curated by Luiza Teixeira de Freitas, the show features 21 exclusive new works, all characterized by the artist’s organicity and fluidity – an ode to artisanal, manual artistic techniques.
(Milan, Italy) PIPA Prize 2016 winner Paulo Nazareth participates in the group show “The Restless Earth”, with works by more than sixty artists from over forty countries, on view at the Palazzo della Triennale in Milan. The show, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, explores real and imaginary geographies, reconstructing the odyssey of migrants through personal and collective tales of exodus inspired by varying degrees of urgency and longing.