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!
Luiz Camillo Osorio, PIPA Institute curator, talks to Berna Reale, one of the PIPA 2019 finalists. They discuss the beginning of her artistic career, the representation of violence in her work, her production process and the possible expansions of her artistic projects.
In this conversation, PIPA Institute curator and PIPA 2015 and 2017 nominee Vijai Patchineelam both ask and answer questions. They discuss about the intricate relationship between art and institution, questioning what could an artist do if inserted into the administrative staff of a museum.
The first text of the year of Luiz Camillo Osorio’s column discusses the autonomy of the definitions given to what is currently considered art – and by whom such denominations are made. Camillo reflects on the constant incorporation of new activities and practices, which for decades would not have been included in museums and galeries, taking as an example the group Forensic Architecture