9 days for the 2012 finalists announcement

On June 15th, 2012 we will announce the four finalists for PIPA’s third edition.

The finalists are selected by PIPA Board, based on the number of nominations received by each artist from the Nominating Committee.

The Board has some changes and the names of the members for 2012 will also be announced on June 15th.

About the Exhibition at Rio de Janeiro Museum of Modern Art ( MAM-Rio) and Popular Vote Exhibition Prize

From 6 October to 2 December, the four finalists will exhibit at  MAM-Rio and the exhibition’s visitors can vote on their favorite artist to receive the R$20,000 Popular Vote Exhibition prize.

PIPA – main prize

The finalists will also be judged by the Award Jury, which will define who will receive the  main prize of R$100,000 (including the participation in the artist residency program Gasworks, in London).

The names of the 2012 Award Jury’s members will be announced on October 15th, 2012.

About the previous editions


In 2010, the finalists who showed their works on PIPA’s first exhibition at MAM-Rio,were: Cinthia Marcelle, Marcelo Moscheta, Marcius Galan and Renata Lucas.

Renata Lucas was PIPA 2010 winner, elected by the Award Jury.

Marcelo Moscheta was elected for Popular Vote Exhibition 2010, by the visitors at MAM-Rio.


In 2011,  Tatiana Blass, who, exhibiting with the other finalists André Komatsu, Eduardo Berliner and Jonathas de Andrade, was the great winner of the main awards which only the finalists run for ( Popular Vote Exhibition, elected by the visitors at the exhibition at MAM-Rio, and PIPA, defined by the Award Jury).


André Komatsu, Tatiana Blass and Eduardo Berliner, on PIPA 2011’s exhibition at MAM-Rio.

For more information on previous editions

– Visit the page Previous Editions
Watch the video of PIPA 2011 exhibition’s setting up video with the finalists
Watch the video of PIPA 2010 exhibition’s setting up video with the finalists

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