Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Coffee, Rhum, Sugar & Gold: A Postcolonial Paradox

Curated by Dexter Wimberly and Larry Ossei-Mensah

Museum of the African Diaspora San Francisco, California, USA 05/08/2019 – 08/11/2019

“Those alive to ever-present signifiers of enslavement and colonialism have to look no further than the average bottle of rum. For the labels either contain supposedly comforting artistic renderings of benevolent plantation scenes, or these labels boldly and proudly declare that the product has a centuries-old manufacturing pedigree. We don’t have to do much speculating

Firelei Báez, How to slip out of your body quietly (2018). Acrylic and oil on paper. Collection of Alyssa and Gregory Shannon Angel Otero, Veranda (Sca02), (2013). Fired Steel and glazed porcelain. Courtesy of the artist and Lehmann Maupi Firelei Báez, Love that does not choose you (Collapse the rooms and structures that depend on you to hold

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Drawing on Liz Magic Laser, Cori Kresge, and Hanna Novak’s research into current practices of "biohacking," ecstatic movement, and mind-expanding corporate retreats, performer and healing practitioner Cori Kresge leads our readers through a series of dynamic breath, sight, and touch exercises to do at home.

Basándose en la investigación de Liz Magic Laser, Cori Kresge y Hanna Novak sobre las prácticas actuales de "biohacking," movimiento extático y retiros corporativos que expanden la mente, Cori Kresge, intérprete y curadora, guía a nuestrxs lectorxs a través de una serie de ejercicios de respiraciones dinámicas, visión y tacto que pueden realizarse en casa.

— Liz Magic Laser, Cori Kresge & Hanna Novak con una introducción de Vanessa Thill
PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince

PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince

Co-curated by Edouard Duval-Carrié and Leah Gordon

Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami North Miami, Florida, USA 04/23/2019 – 08/11/2019

In conjunction with Haitian Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will display PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince which brings together the work of over 20 artists working in the Haitian capital. The exhibition highlights Port-au-Prince’s many diverse centers of cultural production, informal street life, religious heritage and mythologies to create

PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince (2019). Installation view. Photo by Daniel Bock PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince (2019). Installation view. Photo by Daniel Bock PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince (2019). Installation view. Photo by Daniel Bock In conjunction with Haitian Heritage Month, the Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA) will display PÒTOPRENS: The Urban Artists of Port-au-Prince

Verbo 2019 (15ª edición), Brasil Verbo 2019 (15ª edición), Brasil

Verbo 2019 (15ª edición), Brasil

São Paulo & São Luís, Brasil 07/09/2019 – 07/18/2019

Verbetes Galeria Vermelho – São Paulo (SP) Chão SLZ  – São Luís (MA) Re(o)cupa – São Luís (MA) Curated by: Marcos Gallon and Samantha Moreira The historical relation between Brazil and the artistic movements derived from live arts has evolved considerably from it’s more “centralized” beginnings in the 60s to it’s current practice which spreads

Verbetes Galeria Vermelho – São Paulo (SP) Chão SLZ  – São Luís (MA) Re(o)cupa – São Luís (MA) Curaduría por: Marcos Gallon y Samantha Moreira La relación histórica entre Brasil y los movimientos artísticos derivados de las artes vivas ha evolucionado considerablemente desde sus comienzos más “centralizados” en los años sesentas hasta su práctica actual

Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros

Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros

Curaduría por Daniela Berger Prado y Hugo Rivera-Scott

Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende Santiago, Chile 03/30/2019 – 08/11/2019

Navigation Logbook This exhibition is a review of the work of Chilean visual artist and teacher Hugo Rivera-Scott. Using the symbolic figure of navigation and its contingencies, the show proposes a double analogy for the artist, whose career begins and develops next to the sea, in the Valparaíso area. Initially in his home town, where

Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros (2019). Vista de instalación. © Lorna Remmele / MSSA Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros (2019). Vista de instalación. © Lorna Remmele / MSSA Ancla 637. Con Hugo Rivera-Scott y otros (2019). Vista de instalación. © Lorna Remmele / MSSA Hugo Rivera-Scott. Un arte más allá de

Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite

Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite

Pio Abad

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA 06/05/2019 – 08/10/2019

Culminating his residency at KADIST San Francisco, Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite is Pio Abad’s first solo exhibition in the United States. The newly commissioned body of work draws from multiple histories of exile, resistance, and displacement from the ’70s and ’80s that brought Filipinos to California, home to one of the largest diasporas of

Pio Abad, a selection from the series Untitled (Bolerium) (2019). Digital photocopies. Image courtesy of KADIST Pio Abad, Kiss the Hand You Cannot Bite (2019). Cast concrete. Photo by Jeff Warrin Pio Abad, For Gene (2019), For Silme (2019). Acrylic on canvas. Photo by Jeff Warrin Culminating his residency at KADIST San Francisco, Kiss the

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Karla Leyva

Abstracta|Monumenta Abstracta|Monumenta

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Edgar Solórzano

Estudio Marte 221° Ciudad de México 07/18/2019 – 08/10/2019

Edgar Solórzano makes a very interesting paradox visible in his most recent work, especially if we consider that the “true” image of time is itself a contradiction—since its function is to represent what we consider real. Abstracta|Monumenta represents the least feverish side of all this, because at no time within the artist’s graphic work there is

Edgar Solórzano, Abstracta|Monumenta (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Estudio Marte 221° Edgar Solórzano, Abstracta|Monumenta (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Estudio Marte 221° Edgar Solórzano, Abstracta|Monumenta (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Estudio Marte 221° La soledad y el anonimato generan frustraciones y miedos, pero también pérdida de intimidad y la multiplicación de los

La Mansión de Lucía

La Mansión de Lucía

Dalton Gata

Mamey Galería Santo Domingo, República Dominicana 07/17/2019 – 09/29/2019

Introducirse al imaginario de Dalton Gata es adentrarse en un cuento donde la irreverencia es el determinante común dentro de una narrativa visual divertida, expresiva y sin alardes. El surrealismo de Dalton Gata crea arquetipos identificables dentro de sus obras, una oda a la libertad de expresión, del cuerpo y del ser. Un enfrentamiento a

Dalton Gata, La Mansión de Lucía (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Mamey Galería Dalton Gata, La Mansión de Lucía (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Mamey Galería Dalton Gata, La Mansión de Lucía (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Mamey Galería Introducirse al imaginario de Dalton Gata es adentrarse en un cuento donde la

Personal Chapel

Personal Chapel

Antonia Taulis

Totoral Lab Algarrobo, Valparaíso, Chile 05/01/2019 –

“El 17 de abril de 1964, Dominique de Menlil visitó a Rothko en su estudio de Nueva York a fin de encargarle una serie de paneles para la capilla del campus de la Universidad Santo Tomás, en Houston, de la que era mecenas junto a su marido. […] Custodiada por religiosos de la orden de

Antonia Taulis, Personal Chapel (2019). Obra permanente. Foto por Felipe Ugalde, cortesía de la artista Antonia Taulis, Personal Chapel (2019). Obra permanente. Foto por Felipe Ugalde, cortesía de la artista Antonia Taulis, Personal Chapel (2019). Obra permanente. Foto por Felipe Ugalde, cortesía de la artista “El 17 de abril de 1964, Dominique de Menlil visitó

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Curated by GeoVanna Gonzalez and Naiomy Guerrero

Supplement Projects Miami, Florida, USA 06/15/2019 – 08/04/2019

  [Unsubscribe] is a group show comprised of artists who use visual language dominant in the digital realm to engage questions of e-identity formation, and social interactions that play out in our imaginations—despite the absence of a physical presence. The exhibition considers the internet as a place not void of strategic categorization and intervention.  In Will

Danny Agnew (Roots Collective), Black is an Algorithm (2019). Printed t-shirt. Image courtesy of Supplement Projects Pastiche Lumumba, #EndlessScrollingGeneration No.1,2,3,4, animated GIFs. Image courtesy of Supplement Projects [UNSUBSCRIBE], Installation view (2019). Image courtesy of Supplement Projects [Unsubscribe] is a group show comprised of artists who use visual language dominant in the digital realm to engage questions of e-identity