The 78 artists nominated this year – 39 for the first time – have been selected by a Nominating Committee composed of 28 professionals from Brazil and abroad specialized in Brazilian contemporary art. All their names will be announced from Monday, February 19th, through Friday, February 23rd.
(Medford, USA) Featuring PIPA Prize 2016 winner Paulo Nazareth, “A Decolonial Atlas” aims to unsettle established narratives about the Americas created by European colonizers.
(Berlin, Germany) The exhibition showcases a special selection of works from the Boros Collection. This time, 19 contemporary artists participate in the show.
(Saskatchewan, Canada) Remain Modern’s inaugural exhibition features 77 leading artists from Saskatchewan, Canada, and the world, including PIPA Prize 2016 winner Paulo Nazareth and 2014 finalist Daniel Steegman Mangrané.
(New Orleans, USA) For three months, the city hosts the fourth citywide exhibition “Prospect.4”, this year under the title of “Lotus in spite the swamp”. The project displays the works of 73 artists, including Paulo Nazareth and Runo Lagomarsino, and proposes a reflection on the power of art in bringing light into tough times.
(Palma de Mallorca, Spain) The group show “On Anam? Where are we going”, on view at the ES Baluard Museu, is the last part of a trilogy of exhibitions that propose a close look on the Mediterranean social, political and cultural context. Six artists with extremely diverse origins, amongst them PIPA Prize 2016 Winner Paulo Nazareth, showcase works that presents new significations about displacements.
(Lisbon, Portugal) Museu de Lisboa presents “Potência e Adversidade” [Potency and Adversity], group show featuring over 80 artworks by Latin American artists. Showcasing works from different periods, starting in the 70s and going all the way until today, the exhibition aims to draw a non-stigmatized panorama of Latin American art.
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.
(Miami, USA) The exhibition “New Shamans/Novos Xamãs: Brazilian Artists”, on view until next friday, August 25th, at the Rubell Family Collection, is a result of the Rubells’ extensive research trips to Belo Horizonte, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, and features works which address universal environmental, social and political concerns by 12 up-and-coming artists: Lucas Arruda, Thiago Martins de Melo, Sonia Gomes, André Komatsu, Daniel Steegman Mangrané, Maria Nepomuceno, Solange Pessoa, Paulo Nimer Pjota, Marina Rheingantz, Eli Sudbrack, Erika Verzutti and PIPA Prize 2016 winner Paulo Nazareth.
(Lima, Peru) “Atopía” literally means “without a place” or “out of place”. It is thus negotiating concepts such as origin, heritage, migration and cultural ambiguities that “Atopía” opens next Tuesday at Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Lima (MAC). The show features works by 18 artists, including last year’s PIPA Prize winner Paulo Nazareth and 2011 Finalist Jonathas de Andrade.