(Rotterdam, Netherlands) Since January 19, two group shows with Brazilian artists are exhibited in Rotterdam: “New Work”, an individual with Adriano Amaral, and An exhibition with works by Athos Bulcão, Marcos Castro, Anna Franceschini, Adriana Varejão, Ana Vaz, among others
(Lisbon, Portugal) Comprised of two film installations (“Estás Vendo Coisas” and “Swinguerra”), the exhibition showcases recent moving image works, both involving collaboration with groups of performers and artists from diverse backgrounds, and looking at how popular cultural expressions respond to socio economic conditions
(State College, USA) “Still Here” explores stories of migration, displacement and survival by eight artists that represent a spectrum of the African Diaspora
(Mons, Belgique) The duo of artist-designers Sofie Lachaert and Luc D’Hanis gather in the manner of the cabinet of curiosities historical pieces, plastic arts and applied arts to make them speak the same language, that of the memento mori (Remember that you are going to die)
(New York, USA) The Anton Kern Gallery will be holding the group show “Samba In The Dark”, which features 24 contemporary Brazilian artists with the idea of making both the artists and the public reflect on the “tumultuous times we live in”. The name of the show is inspired by a famous Brazilian protest song called “Apesar de Você”, by Chico Buarque.
(Krefeld, Germany) Laura Lima participates in “Dystopia”, the third and final exhibition of the “Alternatives for Living”, a project to celebrate the Bauhaus Centenary. The group show looks at the way we will live together in tomorrow’s world
(San Francisco, USA) Cinthia Marcelle’s new solo commission dialogues with Oswald de Andrade’s 1937 play, and they share the same name: “A morta”, meaning “The Dead Woman”. The artwork transforms The Watts Institute into a radio station and stage, and includes the participation of the public.
(Aarau, Switzerland) The international group show explores the way contemporary artists use masks to explore a wide variety of issues such as self-presentation and how to radically transform our identities, playing with stereotypes and inverting and subverting roles
In this text, PIPA Institute curator Luiz Camillo Osorio comments on the recent expansion of MoMA in New York, a reform with an investment of US$ 450 million. See what are the museum’s historical transformations to adapt to contemporary art, as well as Camillo’s view on the repositioning of the American museum
(Miami, USA) A graffiti made by the artist for the Miami Art Week that denounced the military police’s violence in a Rio de Janeiro favela was painted over after American policemen complained about the displayed content.