Specially written for Carla Chaim’s solo show “The Little Death”, “Struggle”, critical text by Portuguese curator Marta Mestre, sees in Chaim’s work an answer to the “aesthetics of the urgency” which dominates art today.
Acclaimed Brazilian visual artist Leda Catunda, who took part in both the PIPA Prize 2017 Award Jury and the 2018 Nominating Committee, investigates the concepts of beauty and ugliness through the ages.
Lebanese independent curator Amanda Abi Khalil strongly believes in art as a trigger for social change. Such conviction traverses her conversation with PIPA Institute curator Luiz Camillo Osorio. Read it here.
The curator of PIPA Institute Luiz Camillo Osorio talks to the performer Eleonora Fabião about her so-called “actions”, inspirations, and her relationship with the streets.
Known for his immersive installations made of distorted plywood, the PIPA Prize 2010, 2011 and 2012 nominee talks to the curator of Instituto PIPA about his trajectory and his works.
What happens when four artists (and longtime friends) decide to create art together? Adriano Motta, Cadu (PIPA Prize 2013 Winner), Eduardo Berliner and Paulo Vivacqua took on the challenge in “Horse Project”, inspiring this month’s critical text by the PIPA Institute curator.
The art critic and curator highlights the political force guiding the works of the PIPA Prize 2017 winner Bárbara Wagner, who seeks to portray “what is deemed less important or low quality.”
Contextualizing Oliveira’s work in the Brazilian sociopolitical scenario, the critic and professor clarifies the connections between identity, media and power the artist proposes in his paintings.
The researcher points out some of the recurring themes in the artist’s production, such as African heritage, religion, body, ritual and performance, stressing their connection to Brazilian history.
“Listen to the silence and look at the void”: read Luisa Duarte’s critical text about Carla Guagliardi
Carla Guagliardi’s works always revolve around the same themes: lightness and heaviness, balance and vulnerability. For art critic Luisa Duarte, topics that couldn’t be more urgent in a “time intoxicated by the accumulation of stimuli”.