Daily Archives: January 20, 2015

Images made after the study of secret South American operation on the 70’s in exhibition by the photographer João Pina

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) The exhibition “Operação Condor – João Pina” is on view, with images made after the study of Operação Condor [Condor Operation], a secret plan that brought together six latin american countries and their military dictatorship in the 70’s, giving no voice to those who opposed to the government. “I knew by my family about the effects that a long dictatorial regime can cause on society and on direct victims of the abuses provoked by it. My curiosity persisted enough so I could conclude what these experiences should and had to have a visual experience”, said João Pina.


Watch the interviews with some members of the Nominating Committee, responsible for nominating the artists who will run for PIPA. The committee’s composition changes every year. The Nominating Committee in composed of artists, collectors, art critics, curators, gallerists, journalists, professors and other professionals connected to Contemporary art from Brazil and abroad.

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