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PIPA 2015 Nominees | 11th bulletin

This is the eleventh bulletin with PIPA 2015 Nominees announcement. With this, only four bulletins are left. Five artists are listed and three of them have been nominated in previous editions of the Prize. Two artists from São Paulo, one from Pará (North of Brazil), one from Rio Grande do Sul (South of Brazil) and the fifth is from Mato Grosso (Central-West of Brazil). One artist was born on the 1980’s, two were born on the 1960’s and the others were born on the 1970’s and 1950’s. Read the nominees for this eleventh bulletin.

Art fair Moving Image presents works by Armando Queiroz and Maria Laet

(New York, USA) Moving Image was conceived to offer a viewing experience with the excitement and vitality of a fair, while allowing moving image-based artworks to be understood and appreciated on their own terms. Participation is by invitation only. Armando Queiroz presents “Ymá Nhandehetama”, from 2009, and Maria Laet exhibits “Separation”, from 2013.






Last days | “From Valongo to Favela: imaginary and periphery”

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Today, the concepts of ‘periphery’ and ‘peripheral’ are of vital importance for contemporary art, put here into critical dialogue with the traces of a continuously re-envisioned and reinvented past. The favela and, more precisely, the port region of Rio de Janeiro, have a long history and as such are a fundamental part of the memory modes and life of Brazil. Visibility is necessary such that the respect, due to all, also reaches those who have always been excluded and consigned to the margins.






“From Valongo to Favela” approaches the Rio port region

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “From Valongo to Favela” examines by means of the presence in art how the cultural imaginary of this periphery was formed. The showing traces a pathway from historical images of the place and the activities that occurred there, to the development of the favela as an issue of interest to art far beyond the geographical limits of its origins. Today, the concepts of ‘periphery’ and ‘peripheral’ are of vital importance for contemporary art, put here into critical dialogue with the traces of a continuously re-envisioned and reinvented past.






Rio port region gains visibility with group exhibition “From Valongo to Favela”

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) André Komatsu, Armando Queiroz, Caetano Dias, Caio Reisewitz, Grupo Empreza, laercio Redondo, Marcelo Cidade, Matheus Rocha Pitta, Paulo Nazareth, Virginia de Medeiros and Waléria Américo are some of the names featured in “From Valongo to Favela: imaginary and periphery”. The show focuses on the favelas and the port region of Rio, which has a long history and as such are a fundamental part of the memory modes and life of Brazil.






Last days | “Arte Pará”, group exhibition with Dirnei Prates and Henrique César

(Belém, Brazil) After looking through over 660 files, the judges Paulo Herkenhoff, Eder Chiodetto, Armando Queiroz and Ernani Chaves chose 20 artists from different areas in Brazil for the exhibition. After being selected, the artist must participate throughout the educative process, which includes seminars and talks with mediators and the public. The top three artists as well as the prize will be revealed today.






Group exhibition on the Rio port region gathers the works of over 30 artists

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Today, the concepts of ‘periphery’ and ‘peripheral’ are of vital importance for contemporary art, put here into critical dialogue with the traces of a continuously re-envisioned and reinvented past. The favela and, more precisely, the port region of Rio de Janeiro, have a long history and as such are a fundamental part of the memory modes and life of Brazil. Visibility is necessary such that the respect, due to all, also reaches those who have always been excluded and consigned to the margins.






Dirnei Prates and Henrique César featured in group exhibition “Arte Pará”

(Belém, Brazil) The jury evaluated the photographic documentation, projects and models. The aim was to promote a better judgement about artistic content. This year, every region in Brazil was covered and candidates were free to apply under 17 categories. The most popular ones were Photography, Painting and Drawing. São Paulo, Rio de Janeiro and Pará were the states that sent the most applications. After being selected, the artist must participate throughout the educative process, which includes seminars and talks with mediators and the public.






Group show “Of Journeys, Of Desires, Of Paths” closing soon

(Vila Velha, Brazil) Between objects, installations, photographs, paintings and videos, the exhibition questions territories and the emotional, identity and belonging relationships they imply, as well as the “geographic imaginary” that is made legitimate through social compositions and structures and strategies of coexistence. Armando Queiroz, Jonathas de Andrade, Marcone Moreira, Rodrigo Braga, Virginia de Medeiros and Yuri Firmeza are a few of the artists featured.






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