(São Paulo, Brazil) This year’s edition of the fair launched a new sector wholly dedicated to performance, as well as exciting curatorial projects in both the Solo and Repertoire sections.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) PIPA Prize finalist in 2016, Luiza Baldan is one of the 30 artists who participate in the show, curated by Fernando Cocchiarale and Anna Bella Geiger.
Save the date: PIPA Prize Finalists’ Exhibition 2017 opens at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro (MAM-Rio) in two weeks from now, on September 23rd. The exhibition presents to the audience a glimpse of the work of the four PIPA Prize 2017 finalists, Antonio Obá, Bárbara Wagner, Carla Guagliardi and Éder Oliveira.
This week, the world celebrated International Women’s Day, a date that marks the struggle and the resilience of being a woman in modern-day society. In honor of March 8th, hence, PIPA Prize selected works by 15 female artists who have gained recognition in the history of the Prize, be it by winning one of its three categories or by making it to the edition’s four finalists. Their artistic goals and projects couldn’t be more different, as well as the media they have chosen to work with. Together, however, they prove that a woman’s place is in museums, galleries, studios—or wherever she wants to be.
Here, we write a retrospective piece on what happened in the seventh edition of PIPA Prize. Nominees, finalists, the exhibition at MAM-Rio and the winners of the three categories of the Prize and much more were all remembered. For those who have missed any of the PIPA Prize events, this is your place; for those who were simply attacked by an end-of-the-year-nostalgia, too. And get ready: the eight edition of PIPA Prize is just around the corner.
In this post, we selected some of the most interesting texts published on our online platform in 2016. Amongst interviews led by the Curator of PIPA Institute Luiz Camillo Osorio, critical essays and reflections on the current state of the arts, one conviction remains: that PIPA Prize has undoubtedly become the window into Brazilian contemporary art it has always aimed to be. May 2017 bring even more people closer to this window.
What better way to become a “window into Brazilian contemporary art” than through the most literal window of all arts, the audiovisual? It was bearing that in mind that PIPA Prize established, since its creation, a partnership with production house Matrioska Filmes. These exclusive videos aim to discuss the most pressing issues of contemporary art today. Here, you can find a selection of the best 2016 PIPA Prize videos—to watch over and over again.
The time has come: today we announce the grand winner of this edition of PIPA Prize. Chosen by the Award Jury amongst the four finalists – Clara Ianni, Gustavo Speridião, Luiza Baldan and Paulo Nazareth – the winner of the main category of the Prize is awarded R$130,000, part of which is destined to finance a three months residency programme at Residency Unlimited, in New York, USA. Ready to find out who won PIPA Prize 2016? Click here to watch the announcement, made by the Award Jury Member and Curator of MAM-Rio Fernando Cocchiarale.
The public has chosen. Find out who, among this year’s four PIPA Prize finalists – Clara Ianni, Gustavo Speridião, Luiza Baldan and Paulo Nazareth –, was declared the winner of the PIPA Popular Vote Exhibition 2016. The award, which depends entirely on the visitors of the PIPA Prize Exhibition on view at MAM-Rio, consists on an amount of R$24,000. This is not, however, the end of the race for the finalists: they are still on the run for the main PIPA Prize 2016, which will be announced exclusively on our website next Wednesday, November 9th.
(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) “They are four artists with very assertive, diverse and politically-charged poetics. In a country, and a world, convulsed by political crises and civilizing challenges, commitment and involvement with the current situation is the least we can expect from art”, comments Luiz Camillo Osorio, Curator of PIPA Institute. On Wednesday, November 9th we will announce the winner of PIPA Prize 2016. The winner, chosen by the Award Jury, is competing for R$130,000, including a participation in an international artistic residency programme in New York. The announcement will be made exclusively on our website.