Beatriz Lemos

(this page was last updated in February 2019)

Lives between Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, Brazil.
Member of the PIPA Nominating Committee in 2016 and 2019.

Beatriz Lemos is a curator and researcher specialized in network articulations. She is the founder of the Lastro- intercâmbios livres em arte research platform. Master in Social History of Culture (PUC-RJ). In collaboration with MAM RJ, she carried out the cataloging of the work and documents of Márcia X (1959-2005), which, in 2013, resulted in the monographic exhibition of the artist and the launch of the raisonné catalog. Between 2015/2016, she was part of the Visitor Curator programme of the Escola de Artes Visuais do Parque Lage (RJ), which led to the creation of their Library and Documentation and Research Center.


In 2015, as part of the 10-year celebration of the
Lastro network, she conducted a research project in Central America, traveling with 15 Brazilian artists and curators, to Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala and Mexico, the results went on display at Sesc Consolação (SP ) in 2016. In 2017, she became a member of the 20th Contemporary Art Festival – Sesc / Videobrasil curatorial jury, and also completed the Lastro autonomous residency in Bolivia with 10 brazilian artists. From January to March of 2018, their exhibition went on display at the Sesc Bom Retiro (SP).


Currently, she is taking participating courses and workshops about anti colonial processes in Brazil and Latin America and coordinates the
Lastro study group, that meets up weekly at Casa 1 (SP).

Curatorships

2015
– “Lastro Centroamérica” – Research and experimentation residency with Brazilian artists throughout Central America and Mexico.
2014
– Extraordinary Congress in the island of inhato-mirim/ Curatorial Actions – National encounter of curators, Florianópolis, Brazil.
2013
– “Brasília utopia lírica”, exhibition of Vicente de Mello, Paço Imperial, Brazil.
– “Talleres en trânsito”, Workshops cycle, execution of film and residency with guests artists – International Art Bienal of Bolívia.
– “Lastro Nordeste: encontros de arte e crítica”, lectures and workshops with critics and artists throughout the North-east regions of Brazil, project contemplated by Funarte.
– “Habitat – Arte, Arquitetura e Sustentabilidade”, Terra UNA and rural communities from Liberdade, Brazil.
2012 – 2013
– Project of cataloguing the archive, book and exhition of artist Márcia X for MAM-Rio
– Workshops about Brazilian art and critic for the Brazilian Embassy in Assuncion, Paraguay.
2011
– “Festival Plano-sequencia”, a month long event with lectures and presentation about sound art and experimental music, Plano B Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– “Ó o auê aí, ó”, exhibition-dialogue with artists Pedro Varela and Maria Isabel Rueda, Galeria Multifoco, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– Encontro sul-americano “Inventando o Lugar”, together with Yuri Firmeza, CCBNB – Fortaleza, Brazil.
– “(Fotografia)3″, photography group exhibition – Galeria Luciana Caravello Arte Contemporânea, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– “Arte e Sustentabilidade”, residency project and interventions in Terra UNA, Brazil.
2010
– “Orquestra de Trombones”, exhibition of Vicente de Mello, MAC de Niterói, Brazil.
– “Arquivo Geral 2010″, biennial exhibition from gallery archives from Rio de Janeiro, Centro de Artes Hélio Oiticica and Centro Carioca de Design, co-curatorship with Marisa Flórido César
– “Analogia dos Contrários”, exhibition of Andrei Muller, Barracão Maravilha, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– Action, residency and exhibition of Pontogor in Fortaleza, Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste-Fortaleza, Brazil.
– “Entre a Luz e a Linha”, residency and exhibition of Bruno Jacomino no Cariri, Centro Cultural Banco do Nordeste-Cariri, Juazeiro do Norte, Brazil.
– Project Art in Loco, exchange between Brazil and Argentina, group exhibition at the Museum of Maré and residency of six artists in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, co-curatorship withPablo Terra
– “Ensimesnmando”, mobile residency of Guga Ferraz through different cities in Ecuador and exhibition at Ceroinspiración Arte Contemporáneo, Quito, Equador
– “Vídeo-perspectiva”, exhibition of André Sheik Oi Futuro Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, co-curatorship with Alberto Saraiva
- “Abre-Alas”, group exhibition, Galeria A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, co-curated with Felipe Scovino and Guga Ferraz
– “Sobre gusto no hay nada escrito”, group exhibition, Centro Cultural Matucana 100, Santiago do Chile
2009
– “Epopéia Fotográfica”, mobile residency of Gustavo Speridião through different cities of Bolívia and exhibition at Galeria Kiosko in Santa Cruz de La Sierra, Bolívia
– “Sentido Niterói”, public interventions and group exhibitio, SESC Niterói, Brazil.
– “Pedregulho” Residência Artística, project contemplated by Arte e Patrimônio do Iphan, co-curatorship with Cristina Ribas
– Project Occupation, cycle of exhibitions and lectures, Casa Cor, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, general curatorship
– Project Art in Loco, exchange between Brasil snf Argentina, group exhibition at FUNCEB and residency of six artists in Buenos Aires, Argentina, co-curated with Pablo Terra
– “Suco de Caju”, group exhibition, Galeria Meninos de Luz, Pavão-Pavãozinho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2008
– “Banda d’Além”, group exhibition, SESC Niterói, Brazil.
– Projeto 4Territórios, residencies, interventions and videos in Recife, Brasília, Belém, Curitiba and Rio de Janeiro, contemplated with resources Conexões Artes Visuais da Funarte
2005
– “Márcia X Revista”, retrospective exhibition of the artist at Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, assistant curator and researcher
– “Incorpo(R)ações”, perfomances and photography exhibition events, Espaço Bananeiras, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, co-curated with Daniela Mattos and Alexandre Sá
– “ECOS”, group exhibition – Sala Paschoal Carlos Magno, Niterói, Brazil, co-curated with Fernanda Pequeno
2003
– “Sissomia”, art event executed in three editions, which united around 80 artist – Fundição Progresso, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, co-curated with Fabíola Neves and Tatiana Bührnheim

Residencies/Research
2014
– “Expedição Etnográfica de Ficção”, 3ª Biennial of Bahia, Canudos, Brazil.
– Coordination with Kamilla Nunes and Marta Mestre at the curators residency, Ações Curatoriais, Florianópolis, SC
– Residência editorial Lastro nas cidades de Tânger, Fèz, Meknès, Chefchouen e Marrakech, Marrocos
2013/2014
– Research residency Xerem Associação Cultural, Lisboa, Portugal
2013
– Editorial residency Los nuevos sensibles, Valparaíso, Chile.
2011
– Curatorial Residency in Planta Alta, Assunção, Paraguai
– Curatorial Residency em Casa 13, Córdoba, Argentina
2010
– Residency at Estúdio Móvel Experimental (EME), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
– Residency at ecovila Terra Una, becomes in charge of the International Coordination Programme of Artistic Residencies, Terra Una, Brazil.
2009
– Projeto Intercâmbios Cuba, Residency of research and lectures: Batiscafo, Havana
– Researcher of the project coordinated by Cristina Ribas Archives of the Present, Museu da Maré, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2008
– Projeto Intercâmbios Bolívia – Residency of research and lectures: Kiosko Galeria, in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Museu Nacional de Arte, La Paz and art space Martadero in Cochabamba
– Projeto Intercâmbios Equador – Research and lectures: Museu de Antropologia e Arte contemporânea de Guayaquil, Fundação Bienal de Cuenca e Galeria Arte Actual, Quito
2002-2008
– Worked as an assistant in the area of research and curatorship at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói, Brazil.
2007
– Projeto Intercâmbios Argentina, Research and Lectures: Faculdade de Filosofia e Humanidades da Universidade Nacional de Córdoba, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Rosário (MACRO) e Fundação de Estudos Brasileiros (Funceb) em Buenos Aires, Argentina
– Projeto Intercâmbios Chile, Research and Lectures MuseuM of Contemporary Art of Santiago snd Galeria de arte h10, Valparaíso, Chile
2006
– Projeto Intercâmbios Colômbia, Research residency and lecture at Lugar a Dudas, Cali, and Galeria Ganga, Bogotá, Colômbia
2004
– Participated as a research of CD-ROM Cronologia da Arte Brasileira Século XX, edited by the National Foundation of Art

Lectures and Courses
2014
– Lecturer at simpósio Circuito da Desdobra, Centro de Arte Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– Lecturer at the seminar “Arte em circuitos: publicações de arte no Brasil”, Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2013
– Experimenta: Lastro encontros de arte e critica no p.ARTE, Curitiba, Brazil.
2012
– Professor Institute of Arts – UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
– Curatorship Art Circuit – course for Centros Culturais of BNB in Fortaleza and Cariri, Brazil.
2010
– Curso de curadoria – Agencia Espanhola de Cooperação Internacional para o Desenvolvimento (AECID), Assunção, Paraguai
– Jurada do 51º Salão de Julio de Guayaquil, Equador
– Lecture with Cristina Ribas about the residency artistic project Pedregulho – Festival Eletronika, Belo Horizonte, Brazil.
2008
– Lecturer at Projeto Intercâmbios in Chile and Colômbia – art event Fora do Eixo, Brasília, Brazil.

Editor
2014
– Art Magazine Elástica #3, edita ao lado de Rafael Adorján and Thais Medeiros
2013
– Márcia X. Catalogue Raisonne of the artist
– Vicente de Mello – collection Recortes
– Art Magazine Elástica #2, edited together with with Rafael Adorján and Thais Medeiros
2011
– Art Magazine Elástica #1, edited together with Rafael Adorján and Thais Medeiros
2009
– Revista Revista, exhibition of Orlando Mollica at MAM-Rio, production of the exhibition – Pindorama Lounge // BR 22 Bob N Remix, editorial production for the catalogue of the exhibition of Bob N for MAM-Rio
2005
– Cronologia da Arte Brasileira – 2004, research for “História da Arte Brasileira do Século XX”for CD-ROM produced and launched by FUNARTE, feb 2005
2003/2004
– Rede Nacional de Artes Visuais/FUNARTE, in São Luis do Maranhão, Boa Vista, Rondônia, and Manaus, Amazonas, production of workshops, lectures and documentaries uniting several professionals from the visual arts fields

Organization and documentation of archives
2014
– Researcher Projeto Leonilson
2012
– Organization of the archive of the photographer and artist Vicente de Mello
2005-2009
– Archive of the artists: Ricardo Ventura, Márcia X., José Bechara, Suely Farhi, Paulo Werneck, Ronald Duarte and Bob N
2005-2007
– Complementação do Acervo documental de Arte Moderna Quirino Campofiorito

Texts published in catalogues and newspapers
– “Onde Estão as mulheres?”. Catálogo Ações Curatoriais, Florianópolis, Brazil.
– “De quando aprendemos a resistir”. Catálogo Expedição Etnográfica de Ficção/ 3a Bienal da Bahia, de Icaro Lira. Salvador, Brazil.
– “Carta de não participação imersiva aqui por uma tentativa de preferir não lá.”. Catálogo Vocabulário político para processos estéticos. Rio de Janeiro, 2014.
– “Apresentação”. Márcia X. Org. Beatriz Lemos, Rio de Janeiro, 2013
– “Conversas em transito”. Revista Elástica, no2. Rio de Janeiro, 2012
– “Arte e sustentabilidade”. Catálogo do projeto Arte e Sustentabilidade, Terra UNA, Rio de Janeiro, 2012.
– “Na linha do Equador”. Revista Elástica, no1. Rio de Janeiro, 2011.
– “Guga Ferraz, cidadão do Rio”. Revista +Soma, no 22. São Paulo, 2011.
– “(fotografia)3”. Catalogo da exposição. Rio de Janeiro, 2011.
– “Caminhando e cantando. Desenhos sobre a sensação de ir”, Revista Tatuí no 11. Recife, 2010.
– “Lugar para o impulso”. Catálogo do prêmio Interações Florestais – Residência Artística Terra UNA. Liberdade, 2010.
– “Arquitetura do encontro”, Caderno de textos do SEU – Semana Experimental Urbana. Porto Alegre, 2010.
– “Entre a luz e a linha”. Catalogo da exposição de Bruno Jacomino. Juazeiro do Norte, 2010.
– “Ação”. Catálogo da exposição de Pontogor. Fortaleza, 2010.
– “Connect: A Gentil Carioca: Escultura texto por Beatriz Lemos, Felipe Scovino, Mário Pedrosa em Macunaíma, A Gentil Carioca e Annika Nieemann”, texto para catálogo de exposição – Institut Für Auslands – Beziehungen E.V, 2010.
– “Resistir para acreditar”, Revista Global no 12, 2010.
– “Uma parede de chapisco dividida por um Muro de Cal”, exposição individual de Elvis de Almeida – Galeria Amarelo Negro, Rio de Janeiro, 2010.
– “Sentido Niterói”. Catálogo de exposição. Niterói, 2009-2010.
– “Banda d‟além”. Catálogo de exposição. Niterói, 2009.
– “Neste exato instante”, catálogo da exposição (IN)Variáveis de Ivan Henriques – Espaço Furnas Cultural, Rio de Janeiro, 2008.

Courses in the field
2006
– “Planejamento para Preservação de Acervos”, ministrado pela professora Solange Zuniga, Museu Histórico Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2005
– “Tão Sério Quanto o Prazer”, ministered by the curator of the Spanish institution, Sala Rekalde, Chús Martinez, Paço das Artes, São Paulo, Brazil.
2005
– “Arte na América Latina”, ministrado pela pesquisadora cubana Xenia Roque, UERJ, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2004
– “Conservação de Acervos Fotográficos”, ministrado pelo especialista na área, Sérgio Burgui, Fundação Casa de Rui Barbosa, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.


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