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“Minor history” guides new solo show by Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj

(Buffalo, USA) For artists Kasper Akhøj and Tamar Guimarães (the latter, a six-times PIPA Prize nominee), the kind of history that matters the most is “minor history”— historical footnotes and rumors that are not always cited in official historiography. The interest guides their work in progress “Studies for a Minor History of Trembling Matter”, which premiered in the Albright-Knox Art Gallery last Saturday, February 18th.

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Stories analysed and transformed by language in “As Told”

(Lund, Sweden) Four artists, four countries, four generations. In common, the interest in personal stories and the borders between reality and fiction. This is the premise of “As Told”, show on view at Lunds konsthall featuring works by Ana Gallardo, Emily Wardill, Kasper Akhøj & Tamar Guimarães which use language as a tool for analysing and transforming everyday stories.






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“Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today” highlights recently acquired works by more than 20 artists

(London, UK) With a focus on work made by artists born after 1968, in addition to several early pioneers who were active internationally in the 1960s and ’70s, the exhibition examines a diversity of creative responses by artists to complex, shared realities that have been influenced by colonial and modern histories, repressive governments, economic crises, and social inequality, as well as by concurrent periods of regional economic wealth, development, and progress.






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PIPA 2016 Nominees | 3rd Bulletin

This is the last bulletin being published today. Tomorrow at 10am we will re-initiate publishing the names of the nominees. Out of the five artists whose names have been stated in this bulletin, 2 are men and 3 are women. Only 1 artist participates in PIPA for the first time this year. The bulletins will be published until friday, at 10am, 2pm and 6pm. Follow the announcements exclusively on our websites.






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Opening | “Tertúlia”, group show with Erika Verzutti, Lucia Laguna, Marina Rheingantz, Sara Ramo and Tamar Guimarães

(São Paulo, Brazil) In times of discussion about female representativity in culture, it’s important to celebrate the prominence of women in Brazilian Art History . It’s a tradition that counts with numerous renowned artists, whose works reverberate until current days in the artistic scene, national and internationally: Tarsila do Amaral, Anita Malfatti, Maria Martins, Lygia Clark, Mira Schendel, and many others.






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Group exhibition “Tertúlia” brings female artists together to celebrate prominence of women in Brazilian Art History

(São Paulo, Brazil) In times of discussion about female representativity in culture, it’s important to celebrate the prominence of women in Brazilian Art History . It’s a tradition that counts with numerous renowned artists, whose works reverberate until current days in the artistic scene, national and internationally: Tarsila do Amaral, Anita Malfatti, Maria Martins, Lygia Clark, Mira Schendel, and many others.






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Last days | “I See, So I See So. Messages from Harry Smith”, group show with Tamar Guimarães and Kasper Akhøj

(Köln, Germany) Using Harry Smith’s life and work as its starting point, the exhibition presents artists and theorists working at the interface between visual art, film and anthropology. In their examinations of mediumism as a ritual, experimental and artistic practice each of them raise specific questions concerning media semantics, (exploring the politics of the aestheticisation, commodification and globalisation of ecstatic practices and their experimental appropriation and transformations through the means of art). – Não faz sentindo sem a ultima parte.






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