Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas

Una mirada mas allá de lo cristal

Una mirada mas allá de lo cristal

Curator María Elena Ortiz—co-editor of this issue—talks with artist Hulda Guzmán to point out different aspects of Surrealism that echo in her artistic practice. Together, they underline that the oniric and the uncertain can still cope with the hegemonic imaginary that blur the intimate.

La curadora María Elena Ortiz, co-editora de este número, conversa con la artista Hulda Guzmán para apuntar distintos aspectos del Surrealismo que hacen eco en su práctica artística. En conjunto, subrayan que lo onírico y lo incierto pueden aún hacer frente a los imaginarios hegemónicos que difuminan lo íntimo.

— María Elena Ortiz en conversación con Hulda Guzmán
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Anna Uddenberg

Marciano Art Foundation Los Angeles, California, USA July 25, 2019 – December 22, 2019

Anna Uddenberg explores social conventions and norms that are the product of consumer culture. She challenges ingrained ways of thinking and seeing as well as ideas of mental and physical mobility. Through the lens of the feedback loop that is social media, she analyzes systems of representation, the performativity of femme expressions and its cross-connection

Installation view of Anna Uddenberg: Privé, 2019. Courtesy of the artist, Marciano Art Foundation and House of Gaga, Mexico City and Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff Mclane Installation view of Anna Uddenberg: Privé, 2019. Courtesy of the artist, Marciano Art Foundation and House of Gaga, Mexico City and Los Angeles. Photo: Jeff Mclane Installation view of

#RenunciaPiñera. Arte urgente durante estado de excepción en Chile #RenunciaPiñera. Arte urgente durante estado de excepción en Chile

#RenunciaPiñera. Arte urgente durante estado de excepción en Chile

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Santiago, Chile

#RenunciaPiñera. Urgent art during the state of emergency in Chile The still ongoing outbreak that began in Chile during October 2019, also called “The Revolution of 30 Pesos” or “The October Revolution”, is a massive and spontaneous civil movement that emerged from the protests organized by high school students. The source of the students’ unconformity

Autore no identificade. 5 de octubre de 1988. Manifestantes celebrando el triunfo del plebiscito que destituyó al dictador Augusto Pinochet se apropian de la consigna «No +» del Grupo C.A.D.A, fotografía análoga 35 mm., Plaza de la Dignidad [Baquedano], Santiago, Chile. Imagen cortesía Lotty Rosenfeld El estallido aún en desarrollo que comenzó en Chile durante

¡Atención, diseñadores y artistas! Kickstarter busca poner el nombre del diseño mexicano en alto con Mexico Creates ¡Atención, diseñadores y artistas! Kickstarter busca poner el nombre del diseño mexicano en alto con Mexico Creates

¡Atención, diseñadores y artistas! Kickstarter busca poner el nombre del diseño mexicano en alto con Mexico Creates

Mexico Creates Kickstarter November 1 – December 31st, 2019 More information: Mexico Creates Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Do you have an art or design project? Kickstarter, the leading crowdfunding platform for creative projects, invites you to make your idea a reality with its open-call Mexico Creates. Mexico Creates seeks to celebrate Mexican creativity by sharing it with its global community. Do

Mexico Creates Kickstarter Noviembre 1 – Diciembre 31, 2019 Más información: Mexico Creates Facebook / Instagram / Twitter ¿Tienes un proyecto de arte o diseño? Kickstarter, la plataforma de crowdfunding líder para proyectos creativos, te invita a hacer tu idea realidad con su convocatoria abierta Mexico Creates. Mexico Creates busca celebrar la creatividad mexicana compartiéndola con su comunidad global. ¿Quieres ser

Começo de Século

Começo de Século

Curated by Germano Dushá

Galeria Jaqueline Martins São Paulo, Brasil November 6, 2019 –

At the beginning of the century we lived on the brink of chaos. And it still stalks us around every corner Twenty years ago, at the turn of 1999 to the 2000s, my generation was experiencing, for the first time, the complexity unveiled by the transition of the millennium: a computational problem had become a

Lucas Brandão, BUG (2019), performance. ÃO, Untitled (2019), vestment. Helô Duran, Untitled (2019), intervention with laser and smoke machine Deyson Gilbert, Braille (2019), performance. Juliana Frontin, Insomnia (2019), sound performance Castiel Vitorino, Manjericão (2019). Photo-performance A principios del siglo vivíamos al borde del caos y todavía nos acecha en cada rincón  Hace veinte años, a finales de 1999 y 2000, mi generación experimentó por

Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space

Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space

Curated by Mara Gladstone

Palm Springs Art Museum Palm Springs, California, USA June 1, 2019 – December 15, 2019

Palm Springs Art Museum presents Brave New Worlds: Explorations of Space. Curated by Mara Gladstone, Associate Curator, the exhibition features five women artists, Kelly Akashi, Gisela Colon, Victoria Fu, Karen Lofgren, and Adee Roberson, who work sculpturally to represent their unique understandings of the body’s connection to the external world. Brave New Worlds occupies a series

Kelly Akashi, Feel Me (Cranberry), 2018, bronze, glass. Courtesy the artist and François Ghebaly, Los Angeles Gisela Colon, Untitled (15-Foot Parabolic Monolith Iridium), 2017, engineered carbon fiber. Courtesy of GAVLAK Gallery, Los Angeles and Palm Beach, and the artist Adee Roberson, Yam Spirit and Neon Sunrise, 2019, acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist Palm

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Suavitel Entertainment Club & Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries Suavitel Entertainment Club & Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Suavitel Entertainment Club & Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries

Radamés "Juni" Figueroa & Chloe Wilcox

Embajada & Proyectos Ultravioleta San Juan, Puerto Rico November 2, 2019 – December 21, 2019

Suavitel Entertainment Club Suavitel Entertainment Club continues Figueroa’s playful autobiographical reflections through a mix of personal references and critical humor. A site specific installation transforms the gallery into a space for entertainment and social gathering with colored lights, pastel walls, and pole dancing platforms that double as benches. On a constructed pale blue wall, Figueroa

Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, Always slow, always Suavitel, 2019. Found turtle shell, feather, knives, dice, rubber snake, 2.5 x 17 x 8 inches. Image courtesy of Embajada Chloe Wilcox, Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries (installation view) 2019. Image courtesy of Embajada Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, Suavitel Entertainment Club (installation view), 2019. Image courtesy of Embajada Suavitel Entertainment

Extract 02: Margarita Cabrera´s Presentation Speech at the Desert Botanical Garden in October 2016

Extract 02: Margarita Cabrera´s Presentation Speech at the Desert Botanical Garden in October 2016

Margarita Cabrera

Good evening and buenas tardes… It is a beautiful October night to be celebrating with all of you in this extraordinary desert botanical garden. A garden of plants, culture, and spirits—a garden without borders. I want to begin this evening by thanking, and applauding Julio César Morales, curator of ASU Art Museum, for bringing space

Discurso de presentación de Margarita Cabrera en el Desert Botanical Garden en Octubre 2016 Buenas tardes y good evening… Es una hermosa noche de octubre para celebrar con todxs ustedes en este extraordinario Jardín Botánico del Desierto. Un jardín de plantas, cultura y espíritus –un jardín sin fronteras. Quiero comenzar esta noche agradeciendo y aplaudiendo

Foundwork, a new platform to connect artists with curators, gallerists, and other collaborators across the art community. Foundwork, a new platform to connect artists with curators, gallerists, and other collaborators across the art community.

Foundwork, a new platform to connect artists with curators, gallerists, and other collaborators across the art community.

Foundwork A New Platform Connecting Artists and Collaborators For more information: Foundwork Instagram Foundwork is a platform designed to provide more access between artists, curators, gallerists, and other collaborators across the art community. Artists, create your own profiles on Foundwork to share your work with a global audience. Curators, use Foundwork to research and engage

Foundwork A New Platform Connecting Artists and Collaborators For more information: Foundwork Instagram Foundwork is a platform designed to provide more access between artists, curators, gallerists, and other collaborators across the art community. Artists, create your own profiles on Foundwork to share your work with a global audience. Curators, use Foundwork to research and engage

Estratos Estratos

Estratos

Alejandra Prieto

Galería Gabriela Mistral Santiago, Chile October 16, 2019 – December 15, 2019

Entre el 16 de octubre y 15 de diciembre en la Galería Gabriela Mistral (Alameda 1381), la instalación Estratos, de la artista visual Alejandra Prieto, explora algunas relaciones invisibles entre la mineralidad, el extractivismo minero y las estratificaciones con las que solemos pensar lo humano y lo no humano. La muestra está compuesta por tres

Alejandra Prieto, Estratos (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Gabriela Mistral Alejandra Prieto, Estratos (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Gabriela Mistral Alejandra Prieto, Estratos (2019). Vista de instalación. Imagen cortesía de Galería Gabriela Mistral Entre el 16 de octubre y 15 de diciembre en la Galería Gabriela Mistral (Alameda 1381),