In this exclusive interview with PIPA Institute Curator, Vivian Caccuri talks about her musical influences and discuesses the place that sound art occupies in a world filled with images and the limitations and possibilities in the Brazilian recording industry.
Parting from a visit to Luiz Zerbini’s studio in 2013, the PIPA Prize 2018 Nominating Committee member intermingles the worlds of painting and dream in this reflection.
The artist and member of the PIPA Prize 2018 Nominating Committee writes about the solo show “The Mirror”, presented by Bruno Dunley at Nara Roesler New York in the beginning of the year.
Unfolding the debate started by his critical text “The artist and the university”, published in May, the PIPA Institute curator interviews Guilherme Marcondes, who conducted a research on the insertion of young artists in the Brazilian artistic circuit for his Sociology PhD.
The curator investigates the “changes in one’s landscape of certainties” produced by Antônio Carlos Elias’ recent artworks, showcased in the solo show “Uromelus, bunnies, and chimeras.”
Three-times a member of the PIPA Prize Nominating Committee, the Portuguese curator reflects on the mix of social criticism and art offered by Ícaro Lira in his solo show “Frente de Trabalho”.
Amidst the rise of Art courses in universities, how to conciliate the rigid academic model and the artistic practice? After participating in the reformulation of the Escola das Artes of Universidade do Porto, the curator of PIPA Institute outlines a few answers to the matter.
Specially written for Carla Chaim’s solo show “The Little Death”, “Struggle”, critical text by Portuguese curator Marta Mestre, sees in Chaim’s work an answer to the “aesthetics of the urgency” which dominates art today.
Acclaimed Brazilian visual artist Leda Catunda, who took part in both the PIPA Prize 2017 Award Jury and the 2018 Nominating Committee, investigates the concepts of beauty and ugliness through the ages.
Lebanese independent curator Amanda Abi Khalil strongly believes in art as a trigger for social change. Such conviction traverses her conversation with PIPA Institute curator Luiz Camillo Osorio. Read it here.