Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo 20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo

20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, at Sesc Pompeia, São Paulo

by Dorothée Dupuis São Paulo, Brazil 10/03/2017 – 01/14/2018

Videobrasil 2017: For Fairer Trades It was amidst the various affairs of censorship that occurred in Brazil’s art world over the course of 2017 that the 20th Videobrasil Festival opened last October. Censorship in this case was the sign of the hardening of Brazilian politics following Dilma Rousseff’s impeachment last year, and of the rise of conservative forces

Tatewaki Nio, Neo-andina #102, de la serie Neo-andina (2016). Imagen cortesía de 20º Festival de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil Videobrasil 2017: Por comercios más justos Fue entre varios casos de censura ocurridos durante el año 2017 en el mundo del arte en Brasil que el 20° Festival Videobrasil inició el pasado octubre. La censura, en este caso,

One Stone and the Rain One Stone and the Rain

One Stone and the Rain

Curated by Laura A. L. Wellen

Lawndale Art Center Houston, Texas, USA 03/17/2017 – 04/22/2017

One Stone and the Rain takes CORE Critic-in-Residence Laura A. L. Wellen’s 2016 essay of the same name as its departure point to consider contemporary artistic practices that pair the natural environment with a politics of contemporary life in Guatemala. Twenty years after the armed conflict ended there, a new generation of Guatemalan artists are

Jorge de León, Combustión (Combustion), 2012. Video performance. Edgar Calel & Rosario Sotario, Abuelos (Grandparents), 2014. Photograph of installation at the 2014 Paiz Bienal. Guatemala City, Guatemala. Installation view, 2017. Courtesy of Lawndale Art Center, Houston. Una piedra y la lluvia toma el ensayo del mismo nombre escrito por Laura A. L. Wellen, durante su