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Doce en Digital / #A4Manos

Doce en Digital / #A4Manos

Curaduría por Katiuska Angarita

Laboratorio artístico en 2.0 Caracas, Venezuela July 23, 2020 –

  The artist’s studio, this very personal space, engages in a complex way with the artist’s being. He or she demands its presence and the on going reflection; it is there where the material and the artist dance in unison, bringing out the work, a result of the action, knowledge, and recognition generated by the

Mary Martínez / Gioconda Berríos, Patrón de quiebre (2020). Collage Digital. Buenos Aires – Argentina George Lavarca / Dina Villarraga, Memoria Contenida (2020). Impresión sobre papel y Collage. Caracas – Venezuela David Montoya Sosa / Dianora Pérez-Montilla, Rata-nientiendo (2020). Gif. Estado Miranda – Venezuela El taller, este espacio tan personal, dialoga de una manera compleja

Apsáalooke: Children of the Large-Beaked Bird

Apsáalooke: Children of the Large-Beaked Bird

Wendy Red Star

MASS MoCA North Adams, Massachusetts, USA July 11, 2020 –

Multimedia artist Wendy Red Star, a member of the Apsáalooke [1] (Crow) tribe, creates art to offer a narrative of Native people in America that focuses on an indigenous perspective rather than the typical stories told by non-Native scholars. An avid researcher, Red Star uses historic imagery and material culture as direct references for her

Wendy Red Star, Apsaalooke. Image courtesy of MASS MoCA Wendy Red Star, Summer – Four Seasons Series (2006). Courtesy of the artist Wendy Red Star, Spotted Mule (Circus Zebra); Elk with Big Back on Him (Camel); Man Dog (Monkey) (2020). Cotton Stuffed Animals. Image courtesy of MASS MoCA Multimedia artist Wendy Red Star, a member of the

Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo

Cuando el recuerdo se convierte en polvo

Ricardo Miguel Hernández

South Florida Latin American Photography Forum Miami, USA - La Habana, Cuba August 1, 2020 – October 27, 2020

The countryside areas of Cuba, the wall of the boardwalk, the sugar harvest; portraits of wealthy men and women, vintage cars, iconic characters, the people in their massiveness, women in contrasting settings, the guano hat, the military uniform, diverse settings of Cuban geography and other regions, constitute some of the micro-stories that are collected in

Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Ricardo Miguel Hernández, Sin título. Imagen cortesía del artista Los campos de Cuba, el muro del malecón, la zafra azucarera, retratos de mujeres y hombres de diferentes clases sociales, autos de época, personajes icónicos, el pueblo en

Borradura, arte correctivo, drogas y políticas culturales: ¿estamos listxs para esta conversación?

Borradura, arte correctivo, drogas y políticas culturales: ¿estamos listxs para esta conversación?

Opinión: Oliver Terrones

  The series of opinions around cultural policies of the Mexican government regarding a public cultural system in crisis continue, for which Oliver Terrones questions the current centralism that limits any guild possibility in contrast, to his experience in Acapulco, Guerrero through the “Cultura Comunitaria” program, thus evidencing contradictions rarely recognized in the discussion. ***

Oliver Terrones, Coloreando la periferia, 2016. Collage; 21.5 x 28 cm. Imagen cortesía del autor   Continúa la serie de opiniones alrededor de las políticas culturales del gobierno de México a propósito de un sistema cultural público en crisis, para la cual, Oliver Terrones cuestiona el centralismo vigente que limita cualquier posibilidad gremial sobre el

Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not

Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not

Caroline Liu and Moises Salazar

Roots & Culture Chicago, Illinois, USA August 1, 2020 – August 29, 2020

On view now-Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not” with Caroline Liu & Moises Salazar. Curated by AMFM. We’re trying something new this month, an exhibition entirely viewable through our windows on Milwaukee Ave. So come on by anytime to check it out! Caroline Liu and Moises Salazar explore concepts of fragmented identity and loss through

Caroline Liu and Moises Salazar, Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of AMFM Caroline Liu and Moises Salazar, Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of AMFM Caroline Liu and Moises Salazar, Forget Me Not, Forgive Me Not (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of AMFM On view now-Forget Me

Super Ciclo Increíble: Guardar nada

Super Ciclo Increíble: Guardar nada

Almendra Cohen, Alejandro Gabriel, Paula Menga, Manuel Salomón y Santiago Ortí

Kiosco de artistas Buenos Aires, Argentina July 31, 2020 – August 6, 2020

KDA (from the initials Kiosco de Artistas, Artist’s Newsstand) refers to a variable population of artists who make sporadic apparitions in contexts that allow them to experiment with commercial formats. KDA was born in Buenos Aires during a period in which there were plenty of fairs, cooperative businesses, community projects and social assemblies. The general

Hormigón con lentejuelas (etapa 4) (2003). Alejandro Gabriel. Collage 3d. Imagen cortesía de Kiosco de artistas Sin título (2017) Almendra Cohen. Acrílico sobre espuma de poliuretano. Imagen cortesía de Kiosco de artistas Marie y Ale producciones (1990). Alejandro Gabriel y Mariela Vázquez Blanco. Marcadores sobre papel. . Imagen cortesía de Kiosco de artistas Kiosco de artistas (KDA) denomina

Melodrama

Melodrama

Abigail Reyes, América Gonzalez, Ana Armitage y otrxs

UNIÓN (espacio para artistas) Ciudad de México July 5, 2020 – August 9, 2020

…Un día verás que este loco de poco se olvida Lejana ya la infancia, aún me asalta la pregunta: ¿por qué si en casa teníamos tv por cable yo insistía en ver telenovelas? Infantiles, juveniles, históricas o cómicas, daba lo mismo: ellas forjaron por igual una manera de confrontar la opresiva realidad. Las propiedades nocivas

La gritona. Anais Vasconcelos. Óleo sobre tela. 25 x 39 cm, 2020. Imagen cortesía de UNIÓN (espacio para artistas) Cartel en negativo #3. Santiago Muedano. Acrílico sobre papel, 2020. Imagen cortesía de UNIÓN (espacio para artistas) Veladora Jenni Rivera. Chino Solís. Parafina, colorante y Maruchan de camarón, 2019. Imagen cortesía de UNIÓN (espacio para artistas) …Un día verás

Primavera 2020 Primavera 2020

Primavera 2020

Diego Teo

Yope Projects Oaxaca, México July 3, 2020 –

When I’m nervous, whenever I feel something happening that puts my body through a painful tremble, I doodle to relieve the stress. In the midst of quarantine, I embrace drawing through lines and scratches. I call the old hag who multiplies, transforms, spits and bends over backwards. She is the digestive experience of my days

Diego Teo, Primavera 2020 (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Yope Projects Diego Teo, Primavera 2020 (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Yope Projects Diego Teo, Primavera 2020 (2020). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Yope Projects Cuando estoy nervioso, cuando siento que está sucediendo algo que pone a mi cuerpo en vibración dolorosa, me pongo a garabatear para

COUNCIL launches a new arts & human rights magazine, The Against Nature Journal (T.A.N.J.)! COUNCIL launches a new arts & human rights magazine, The Against Nature Journal (T.A.N.J.)!

COUNCIL launches a new arts & human rights magazine, The Against Nature Journal (T.A.N.J.)!

COUNCIL launches a new arts & human rights magazine, 
 The Against Nature Journal (T.A.N.J.) For more information: The Against Nature Journal Council Instagram / Facebook / Vimeo The Against Nature Journal is a biannual arts and human rights magazine exploring “crime against nature” laws and their legacies, in print, in person, and online. Authors and readers from law, activism, social

COUNCIL launches a new arts & human rights magazine, 
 The Against Nature Journal (T.A.N.J.) For more information: The Against Nature Journal Council Instagram / Facebook / Vimeo The Against Nature Journal is a biannual arts and human rights magazine exploring “crime against nature” laws and their legacies, in print, in person, and online. Authors and readers from law, activism, social

RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting

RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting

Curated by Cheryl Sim

PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art Montréal, Québec, Canada July 8, 2020 – November 29, 2020

RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting brings together over 50 artworks that elicit a convergence of visual melodies and countermelodies, which culminate in a contrapuntal experience. This group show explores the complex and multiple meanings of diaspora, its condition, and its experiences as expressed through painting. “The questions and concepts of diaspora are of deep, personal interest

Installation view, RELATIONS: Diaspora and Painting, 2020, PHI Foundation. From left to right: Rajni Perera, I take a journey, you take a journey, we take a journey together (Mask 4), 2020. Courtesy of the artist; Ancestor 2, 2019; Ancestor 1, 2019. Courtesy of Patel Brown Gallery, Toronto © PHI Foundation for Contemporary Art, photo: Richard-Max