This article by art critic and historian David Joselit was published in OCTOBER 172, Spring 2020, MIT Press, pp. 159-162. It presents some important questions about how to authorize and desauthorize historical facts and narratives – against the background of the current context of the pandemic and the viral dimension of fake news. The virus…
In the new critical text, Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, discusses the “place of art”. Analyzing the possibilities of aesthetic experience, Camillo argues that the viewer’s perspective must be one of displacement, of “being shifted from one’s place towards the not knowing”. In this shift, there is an inclination of the individual towards another (unexpected) knowledge that is presented by the artist. Read the full text!
The curator of PIPA Institute and the founding director of Casa Daros, in Rio de Janeiro, Hans-Michael Herzog, met in September 2018 and discussed the importance and visibility of Latin American art from the 1980s until today
After reading the biography of the writer and art critic John Berger, the PIPA Institute curator compares the politics of the 20th century (of ‘thinking the impossible’) with the 21st-century experience. This second one, according to the curator, configures somber times marked by the non-thought
In this text, PIPA Institute curator Luiz Camillo Osorio comments on the recent expansion of MoMA in New York, a reform with an investment of US$ 450 million. See what are the museum’s historical transformations to adapt to contemporary art, as well as Camillo’s view on the repositioning of the American museum
PIPA Institute curator talks to PIPA Online 2019 Winner, Denilson Baniwa. Originally from Amazonas and now based in Rio de Janeiro, Denilson Baniwa discusses, in this conversation, how his artistic practice and trajectory are related to his indigenous origin and how it exists in the context of the globalized contemporary art.
In his column, Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, discusses the complexity between politics, art and history using as a basis for this theme the case of Emil Nolde, an anti-Semitic painter from Nazi Germany who, due to the exasperated and “deformed” aesthetics in his works he was an artist denied by the regime he personally defended. “How to deal with this contradiction between author and work?” and “Is this an exclusively German past?” are some of the questions Camillo brings up in the text
Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, talks to Cabelo, one of the finalists of PIPA 2019, about the beginning of the artistic career, the relevance of the word in his work, the mixing of musical language with visual language, the formation of partnerships at work, among other themes. Check out the full conversation!
Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, talks to Guerreiro do Divino Amor, one of the finalists of PIPA 2019, about the beginning of his professional career in Europe, his personal concerns that inspired the artistic process, the antagonistic aesthetics between the real and the fiction, among other themes. Check out the full conversation!
Luiz Camillo Osorio, curator of the PIPA Institute, talks to Jaime Lauriano, one of the finalists of PIPA 2019, about the process of entering the artistic career, the inspirations for the artistic process, the historical rescue in Jaime’s works, among other topics. Check out the full conversation!