Daily Archives: November 22, 2013

This week at MAM-Rio

Sunday is the last day to visit “Pulsar”, a solo show by Marcos Bonisson at the Museum of Modern Art of Rio de Janeiro.
Next Wednesday, November 27th, the museum’s Education Program promotes a talk at the exhibition “Confrontos”, by Frida Baranek , with the curator Catherine Bompuis.

Opening | “U=RI” by Henrique César and Guilherme Peters

(São Paulo, Brazil) Two new exhibitions and one new installation at the same gallery: “U=RI”, by Henrique César and Guilherme Peters; “Arquitetura da Solidão” [The Architecture of Loneliness], by Nicolás Bacal and the installation “Para onde os mosquitos vão quando chove” [Where mosquitoes go when it rains] by Felipe Salem. In the opening day, November 26th, posters by Henrique César and Guilherme Peters, besides the book “Tijolo” [Brick] by João Loureiro, will be released.

“Gasworks’ Residencies Open Studio Weekend”

(London, UK) Gasworks invites for a weekend of screenings, tours, talks and other events exploring the work of international artists-in-residence Love Enqvist (Sweden), Ibrahim Mahama (Ghana), Basir Mahmood (Pakistan) and Risang Yuwono (Indonesia). Gasworks’ Residencies Open Studio Weekends present visitors with a unique opportunity to meet their visiting artists and find out more about their creative processes. The current exhibition The Lustful Turk by Patrizio Di Massimo is also on show throughout the weekend, and events on the Friday evening coincide with SLAM Last Fridays, a late night opening of over 90 galleries in South London.

Opening | “Gelatina”, by Estela Sokol

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The exhibition “Gelatina” is the new solo show by Estela Sokol. The Brazilian artist who is known for manipulating color in different kinds of materials presents about 15 new works. The new paintings exhibited in this show reinforce Sokol’s investigation about color and perspective. The artist was nominated for PIPA in 2012 and participated in several exhibitions in Brazil and abroad.

Alice Miceli in group show “Lossy”

(Omaha, USA) Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts presents “Lossy”, a group exhibition curated by Stephanie Syjuco. For this show, the curator “brings together six former Bemis Center Artists-in-Residence who explore the murky territory of physicality in an era of mediated representation. Their sculptural and image-based surrogates call into question the notion of ‘presence’ and use their unfaithfulness as a way to reorganize meaning and symbolism in the world around them.”

“Teatro Nagô-cartesiano e o Corte Azimutal do Mundo” | Thiago Martins de Melo

(São Paulo, Brazil) Galeria Mendes Wood presents the exhibition “Teatro Nagô-cartesiano e o Corte Azimutal do Mundo”, byThiago Martins de Melo. The artist, born in São Luís do Maranhão, holds his MA in Behavioral Psychology from the Federal University of Para. He has recently exhibited at the Centro Cultural São Paulo, the Fundação Joaquim Nabuco in Recife, the Museu Murillo La Greca in Recife, the Museu Vale in Vila Velha, Funesc in João Pessoa, the Fundação Rômulo Maiorana in Belém and Funarte in Rio de Janeiro.

Cinthia Marcelle at group show in Mexico

(Mexico City, Mexico) “El ojo en el tiempo: obras de la Colección Adrastus” is a group show which gathers Paintings, sculpture, mix media, video and performances from Pierre Huyghe, Roman Ondák, Gabriel Sierra, Cinthia Marcelle, Ryan Gander, Quisqueya Henríquez, Jim Lambie, Danh Vo, Pawel Althamer, Monika Sosnowska, Rosa Barba, Gonzalo Lebrija and Tacita Dean and other artists.

Last days | “Brutalidade Jardim”

(São Paulo, Brazil) Galeria Marilia Razuk presents the group show “Brutalidade Jardim”, under the theme of the formation process of Brazilian society starting from the importation of an European culture and its adaptation in the “new world”. Curated by Kiki Mazzuchelli, responsible for shows such as Mitologias por SP, in MAM, and The Séance is Geometry in Madoxx Gallery in London, Hüseyin Bahri Alptekin, at Sesc Pompeia, among others, this exhibition will present works from the artists Adriano Amaral, Alexandre Canonico, Ana Luiza Batista, Clara Ianni, Debora Bolsoni, Johanna Calle, José Bento, Laercio Redondo, Maria Laet, Marlon de Azambuja, Mauro Cerqueira, Raquel Garbelotti, Renata Bandeira and Rodrigo Matheus.

“A Sense of Place”, with Lucia Koch

(San Francisco, USA) “A Sense of Place” is an exploration of how photographs shape the perception of our environments. Together, the exhibited works shift in scale from room size installations to small, quiet photographs, transporting the viewer through a variety of locations, memories, and emotive experiences.

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