Marta Mestre, when invited to write a critical review about the PIPA 2012 finalists exhibition, went further. She created, from the already existent “interactive lounge area”, a project to activate the space with debates, questioning and activities alongside the visiting audience. “Criticism is also no longer this “outside” look at an “inside”, nor the combat of freedom against the institution. In fact, there is no longer the “wild criticism” of which Marguerite Duras spoke about. It was with this background that I found that Pipa Prize’s invitation to criticism and to the critics….” – Marta Mestre
PIPA’s cultural programming shows the exhibitions and events of which the Prize’s nominees, members of the Nominating Committee, Award Jury, etc, participate. The highlights of the week are 3 openings.
The exhibition has works by André Komatsu, Lucia Koch, OPAVIVARÁ!, Raul Mourão, Yuri Firmeza, amongst other artists.
The exhibition has works by PIPA nominees Luiza Baldan, Marina Rheingantz, Rodrigo Andrade and Sofia Borges, among other artists.
The solo exhibitions are by PIPA nominees Carla Zaccagnini and João Loureiro (respectively). While Zaccagnini reinterprets “by the edges”, that is, with a view from the periphery, systems and rules that govern our observation, understanding and representation of the globe, Loureiro presents his production and marketing of ice cream in six shades of gray.
The PIPA nominee presents his solo exhibition “Territórios e Capital: Extinções” [Territories and Capital: Extinctions].
The PIPA nominee participates in the exhibition “Cibles”.
PIPA 2010 nominee Felipe Barbosa one of the participants of the exhibition, curated by Patrick Charpenel and Mauricio Maillé.