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“Histórias/Histories: Contemporary Art from Brazil” reflects on the country’s cultural diversity

(Florida, US) “Histórias” will showcase works by Jonathas de Andrade, Sonia Gomes, Virginia de Medeiros, Caio Reisewitz, and Luiz Zerbini, whose approaches address the varied histories of Brazil, some collective, some individual, but all rooted in reflections on the country’s complicated past and present, and vast geographical, racial, and cultural wealth and diversity.






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.






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.






Port region of Rio de Janeiro is portrayed in group exhibition

(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.






Group exhibition turns eyes to Rio’s port region

(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.






New photography series by Caio Reisewitz features the São Paulo landscape

(São Paulo, Brazil) Henrique Siqueira, the exhibition curator, highlights the consistency of Reisewitz’s work in dealing with landscape. To him, the artist proposes a criticism in relation to the role of man towards endangered landscapes or those ignored by the metropolitan reality, combined to a undeniable technical skill, clearly manifested in his large-scale photographs.






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