Tagged Luiz Camillo Osorio


Check “Liberation 4.0”, Daniel Beerstecher’s new project, on Kickstarter

“Liberation 4.0” is the name of the project developed by PIPA Prize 2016 nominee Daniel Beerstecher with PIPA Institute’s initial funding. Complex in its making, the project involves a number of technical and artistic professionals to be produced. Because of that, besides the established partnership with PIPA Institute, the artist also calls on the audience via Kickstarter to raise the rest of the movie budget.


Arjan Martins in conversation with Luiz Camillo Osorio

Nominated for PIPA Prize for the fifth time this year, Arjan Martins has been traveling a lot. In April, he went to Nigeria for the opening of “The Atlantic Triangle”, exhibition put together by the Goethe-Institut Lagos. A while later, he parted to Basel, Switzerland, to embark on an artistic residency funded by the Brasilea Foundation. “This exercise has helped me talk about my time, your time, and our time”, he says when asked about his recent trips. Martins talks these and other journeys in yet another exclusive interview with PIPA Institute Curator Luiz Camillo Osorio.


Luiz Camillo Osorio participates in Met Breuer symposium on the work of Lygia Pape

(New York, USA) One of the most prominent Brazilian artists of her generation, Lygia Pape gained her first major retrospective exhibition in the United States earlier this year at The Met Breuer. Now it’s time for spectators and specialists alike to discuss Pape’s legacy in a symposium organized by the institution along Projeto Lygia Pape. Set for next Thursday, May 4th, the event invites a number of curators and academics – including PIPA Prize Curator Luiz Camillo Osorio – to talk about how this fundamental artist’s work relates to the broader context in which she was situated.


Rodrigo Braga in Conversation with Luiz Camillo Osorio

PIPA Prize 2012 finalist and winner of PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition, category in which the public votes for their favourite artist during the finalists exhibition at MAM-Rio, Rodrigo Braga was born in Manaus and grew up in the city of Recife, Pernambuco, in the Northeast region of Brazil. In part due to this early experience – which, he says, has become mythical in his imaginary –, in part due to his family context (his parents and sister are environmentalists), his poetic often addresses the relationship between man and nature. This is one of the main topics discussed in this exclusive interview with Luiz Camillo Osorio, PIPA Institute Curator, which also features the artist’s relation with photography and video, his artistic training, and the international reception of his work.

MAM-Rio holds Claudia Melli’s first major solo exhibition

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) Curator Luiz Camillo Osorio says of “Lugares onde nunca estive” [“Places I have never been”], “The absence of people does not imply in the absence of humans. They appear as ghosts, as an immaterial residue that creates a movement crossing many images. It is as if people have just left the scenery, transforming us into spectators of a world tired of human presence. Facing these images we end up sort of lifted up between the awareness of places we have never been and the non-places we are constantly in.”

On view | Rogério Duarte has 70 pieces showcased in MAM-Rio

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “Marginália 1” is a retrospective of graphic artist, musician, composer and poet Rogério Duarte, one of the minds behind Tropicalism. Among the 70 pieces are album cover art, publications, posters, never-seen-before works and personal objects like notes, sketches, photographs, videos, studies, poems and rocks, so visitors can fully enjoy the rich creative universe of this artist.


Watch an interview with Luiz Camillo Osorio to the Venice Biennial website

(Venice, Italy) The Brazilian Pavilion at Venice Biennial holds the show “So much that it doesnt’t fit here”, with works by André Komatsu, Antonio Manuel and Berna Reale. The Brazilian Pavilion exhibition curator and PIPA Counselor, Luiz Camillo Osorio, gave an exclusive interview to the Biennial website, where he talks about the artists and their respective works: “All the works are dealing a very poetical and strong, symbolic metaphors about these divisions, about the conflicts in Brazil and also about the liberty of the artists, how they can represent a different horizon, a different attitude to transform a society and the future”. Watch the video.

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