Daily Archives: October 7, 2016


Talks at MAM-Rio | Activities at the PIPA Prize exhibition space

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) This month, PIPA Prize finalists’ exhibition presents a number of interactive activities to its visitors at the exhibition’s Living Area, a space coordinated by the art-educators Jean Diêgo Soares and Virgínia Mota. The area, specifically conceived to promote public participation, will present during the month of October the event “PIPA invites”, open talks between art professionals and the public. The first talk is centered on the role of the contemporary curator. October is also the last month in which visitors can vote for their favorite artists, competing in the category PIPA Popular Vote.


Gustavo Speridião participates in “Inside | Outside: art and graffiti at MAM Rio”

(Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) A. R. Penck, from Germany, and Rio-born Gustavo Speridião, PIPA 2016 finalist, whilst being from different countries and generations, both demonstrate influences in their work that reach beyond just the history of art. By drawing on the art of both traditional culture and popular art (taken in its broadest possible sense), they reinforce the mutual interest and interchange between art and urban culture, allowing them to be influenced and reinvented by each other. From the inside out and from the outside in.


“Crossroads Art Show”, contemporary art from a multitude of backgrounds

(London, UK) An international art show, Crossroads is a niche fair, with special curatorial projects and approximately 50 galleries from abroad that have been handpicked by a team of renowned curators. A fresh, multicultural and accessible fair, Crossroads presents the most current artistic trends in a relaxed and convivial setting. Brazilian galleries include: Vermelho, Ybakatu Gallery, Galeria Pilar and Baró.

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