This week, nine first-time nominated artists had their pages created here on the website and four artists added images and information to their already made pages. Out of a total of 66, more than half (41 artists) are running for the prize for the first time.
This week we created pages for the following artists:
Aline Dias is from Ilhota, a small town on south Brazil. The research of Aline Dias finds its way through installations, photographs, publications and other media, always incorporating the instability of the materials/procedures and inquiring strategies.
André Santangelo turns his attention to everyday life and urban spaces, video and photography are used as a way to reverberate the images he installs. He creates cycles that repeat themselves under the action of the observer, in a circularity of time and space.
Cristián Silva-Avaria was born in Santiago, Chile but lives in Rio de Janeiro since 2011. One of the main characteristics of his work is his interest into urban intersection that defines times, spaces and places in different cities.
Eneida Sanches is from Salvador, Bahia state capital, northern Brazil. Her oevre is composed of panels and objects made of approximately ten thousand metal etchings printed on paper – acqua forte and acqua tint – each one measuring 5×5 cm, mounted on steel wires.
Maikel da Maia
Maikel da Maia was born in Curitiba, in the southern state of Paraná, where he currently lives and works. The artist evelops research about the practical and conceptual possible relations between drawing, engraving and publication.
Pablo Ferretti‘s paintings deal with issues of accumulation and suspension and ideas of control and impermanence. He is a BA in Painting at University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil (2001) and an MA in Painting at the Royal College of Art, London (2006-2008).
Tamara Andrade was born in São José dos Campos, state of São Paulo, in 1978. She has a BFA in the School of Communication and Arts (USP) and has participated in a residency programme in the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.
Toz is Tomaz Viana’s artistic name, born in Salvador 1976. Toz thinks of canvas that depicts different times of his life, his story. Mixing materials, he scribbles and practices drawing every day in an endless search for new forms, using spray or brush, oil paint or collages.
Vivian Caccuri was born in São Paulo, 1986. Her works interrelates sound recordings, public space, voice and the imagination in performances, objects and installations.
As well as create the above pages, we have updated the following ones:
Alexandre‘s page had all past images replaced with brand new ones, provided a new biography and two brand new videos were uploaded.
New information and Alice‘s personal website can now be seen on her page. She also altered the city she is currently living in.
Ana Paula Oliveira
Running for PIPA for the second time, Ana Paula‘s page was updated with new images and information about her works.
Beto‘s page had four brand new images of recent works added.
Otavio’s page was uploaded with images of recent works as well as a video and new information.
Tamar, a Copenhagen-based artist who has participated in all previous PIPA editions, sent in brand new images of recent works.
See the PIPA 2014 nominated artists pages, click here for the full list.