Tagged Virginia de Medeiros

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#InternationalWomen’sDay | 15 Brazilian female artists you should know

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.

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PIPA Prize 2016: Noteworthy videos you must watch again

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.






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Third edition of JACARANDA magazine launches this Saturday at Villa Aymoré

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) JACARANDA magazine, created by the artist Raul Mourão to promote Brazilian contemporary art in the international circuit, launches its third number this Saturday, November 12th. The event will take place at the Jacaranda art space, located at Villa Aymoré, and also marks the last days to visit the group show “Indelével”, featuring artworks by PIPA Prize 2015 winner Virginia de Medeiros and PIPA Prize nominees Maria Laet and Lenora de Barros.






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Residency Unlimited & Visual AIDS: Open Call for Curatorial Residency

Residency Unlimited, a PIPA Prize partner – since 2013, PIPA Prize winners are granted a 3-month residency programme there as part of their award – has joined Visual AIDS as co-sponsor of a one-month curatorial residency to take place in March 2017 in New York City. For the fifth year running, the residency seeks to encourage the development of exhibitions, programs, and scholarship about HIV/AIDS and contemporary art and is open for a curator, art historian, or arts writer interested in the intersection of visual art and HIV/AIDS.






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Last Days | “The Unfaithful Replica”, with Virginia de Medeiros.

(Madrid, Spain) “This project enquires into the condition of the work of art and its possibilities. It questions what the work could have been or have said and what if actually was and said. We propose a rethinking, inevitably ethical-political, of representation and reality, of the possibilities and the responsibilities of the artistic act as knowledge, questioning the power of representations, not to reflect reality but to look for its meaning.”






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PIPA and Camden Sentido – Luiz Roque and Virginia de Medeiros

PIPA Institute, in partnership with Camden Sentido, will be exhibiting an online screening programme. Curated by Luiz Camillo Osorio, the screenings, exclusive to our website, will be on view throughout the months of June to October. This fourth screening which will start today until October 14th, features the works “Modern” by Luiz Roque and “Sergio and Simone” by Virginia de Medeiros.






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“The Unfaithful Replica”, group show with Virginia de Medeiros.

(Madrid, Spain) “This project enquires into the condition of the work of art and its possibilities. It questions what the work could have been or have said and what if actually was and said. We propose a rethinking, inevitably ethical-political, of representation and reality, of the possibilities and the responsibilities of the artistic act as knowledge, questioning the power of representations, not to reflect reality but to look for its meaning.”






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Artist in Residence | Watch the exclusive interview with Virginia de Medeiros

Virginia de Medeiros was the winner of PIPA 2015 and, as part of the award, she attended an artistic residency programme for 3 months at Residency Unlimited, New York. PIPA followed her residency through a series of video interviews in which Medeiros talks about her experiences during her stay at Residency Unlimited and the projects she intends to develop during this period. Watch the last exclusive video interview of the series.






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Residency Unlimited TALK | “Sergio and Simone”, film Screening by Virginia de Medeiros

(New York, USA) In her video and audio-visual installations, the artist employs documentary strategies to transgress mainstream accounts and question the boundaries between reality and fiction. Three main thematics drive her practice : dislocation, participation, and fabulation. In discussion with RU Program Director Boshko Boskovic, the artist will present tomorrow the process undertaken for the production of a work seven years in the making.






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