(this page was last updated in July 2016)
Santiago, Chile, 1971.
Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.
PIPA 2011 nominee.
Patricia Osses lives in São Paulo since 1973. Her work deals with ideas about space and its relationship with the individual, through various means, such as installation, performance, photography and sound.
Video produced by Matrioska Filmes exclusively for PIPA 2011.
“El tango del pasillo”, 2009. Duration: 6’18”
“Improviso para vidro e gelo”, 2005. Duration: 3’34”
“John’s House (under the stairs)”, 2008. Duration: 1’28”
“John’s House (library)”, 2008. Duration: 1’28”
“John’s House (cellar)”, 2008. Duration: 1’28”
-Graduated from the School of Communications and Arts – University of São Paulo, Brazil.
-Currently undertaking a PhD in Visual Poetics in the same institution under the guidance of Carlos Fajardo.
-Also has a background in architecture and music (cello).
Major Solo Exhibitions
-“Casapina” in Funarte São Paulo, Brazil
-“John’s House”, at Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil.
-“John’s House – a work in progress”, Beaconsfield art gallery, London, UK.
-“Mecca”, Paço das Artes, for the Season Project, São Paulo, Brazil.
-“Window 23 at Centro Cultural São Paulo”, Exhibition Program, São Paulo, Brazil.
Recent group exhibitions
-“PARALELA 2010”, at Liceu de Artes e Ofícios, São Paulo, Brazil.
-The 63rd Paranaense Salon, at MAC Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
-“Narratives”, at Casa da Cultura of Ribeirão Preto, Riberão Preto, Brazil.
Awards and Artist Residences
-Funarte Award- Occupation of Spaces 2010, FUNARTE, São Paulo, Brazil.
-The Artist Links residence, from the British Council, Arts Council England, UK.
-Acquisition premiums in 11º Salão de Artes de Itajaí, Cultural Foundation of Itajaí, Itajaí, Brazil.
2007 – 2009
-Held two periods of artistic residence independently in Santiago, Chile.
-7º Salão do Mar, Casa Porto de Artes Plásticas, Vitória, Brazil.
-Museum of Contemporary Art of São Paulo (MAC USPn – FACADE work acquired by the Program for Art Donations of SP-ARTE 2011).
-The Casa Porto de Artes Plásticas in Porto Vitória (work Gropius Sea).
-The Fundação Cultural de Itajaí/SC (Court Yard work).
Donations by the artist: videos El tango del Pasillo and John’s House for MAC (Museum of Contemporary Art) in Curitiba and Centro Cultural Palacio La Moneda (CCPLM), Santiago, Chile.
Lecture at MAC:
- Tonight | Blind auction "Art Surpraise" gathers donated works by over 80 contemporary artists
- Blind auction "Art Surpraise" gathers donated works by over 80 contemporary artists
- SP Arte Brasília 2014 | See the featured galleries and artists
- Last days | "L'autre ciel" by Patricia Osses
- Patricia Osses in her first solo exhibition in Paris
- Opening | "L'autre ciel", by Patricia Osses
- "L'autre ciel", by Patricia Osses
- SP Arte 2014 | Highlights of the 10th edition
- SP-Arte | Galleries, artists and highlights of the 10th edition