Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Familial Technologies Familial Technologies

Familial Technologies

Jennifer Moon

Commonwealth and Council Los Angeles, California, USA 11/17/2018 – 12/29/2018

Family is often the first institution we encounter: through it, we learn to give and receive love—conditioning how we will transact affection in every other intimate and institutional relationship. Family is also often the site of formative trauma, which similarly will manifest in how we treat ourselves and others for the rest of our lives.

Jennifer’s “vision board”, 2018. Paint, wood, inkjet print, watercolor, collage, Rainbow Scratch Paper, pen, marker, stickers, mixed media. Dimensions variable. Photo: Ruben Diaz. Image courtesy of Commonwealth & Council Jennifer Moon, expansivelove’s Avakin Life, 2018. Image courtesy of Commonwealth & Council Jennifer Moon, expansivelove’s Black Forest apartment, 2018. Image courtesy of Commonwealth & Council Family is often the first institution

I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

I Don’t Wanna Wait For Our Lives To Be Over

Manuel Solano

ICA Miami Miami, Florida, USA 11/01/2018 – 04/14/2019

I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over marks the first solo museum exhibition in the United States for Manuel Solano. Working across mediums, Solano explores issues of identity and its formation by drawing from their personal life, memories, and popular culture. That art and images are central to the construction of our

Manuel Solano, In the Metro or She’s Not Pretty (2018). Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago Claudia Lozano, Chico (2018). Digital photograph. Courtesy the artist Manuel Solano, Claudia (2018). Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy the artist and Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago I Don’t Wanna Wait for Our Lives to Be Over marks

Living in an Abstract World Living in an Abstract World

Living in an Abstract World

Albano Afonso

Casa Triângulo São Paulo, Brazil 11/09/2018 – 12/22/2018

It’s What Your Arms, Lips and Voice Were Made For Close your eyes for a few moments, as though they were breathing in a rarefied atmosphere, renew your nonverbal speech. This gesture is required to make contact with images arising from our experience with the contemporary, since the now is completed with ideas and images

Albano Afonso. Living in an Abstract World (2018). Casa Triângulo, São Paulo. Photo: Filipe Berndt Albano Afonso. Living in an Abstract World (2018). Casa Triângulo, São Paulo. Photo: Filipe Berndt Albano Afonso. Living in an Abstract World (2018). Casa Triângulo, São Paulo. Photo: Filipe Berndt It’s What Your Arms, Lips and Voice Were Made For

Textão Textão

Textão

Organized by Explode!, Lanchonete.org and Lastro

Museu da Diversidade Sexual São Paulo, Brazil 11/06/2018 – 01/12/2019

On November 6th, the Museu da Diversidade Sexual (Museum of Sexual Diversity) administrated by the São Paulo State Department through the social cultural organization APAA, opened the exhibition Textão. Through different range of texts, presented in various formats and languages, multiple issues addressed come from the experience of bodies with the cities they live in,

Textão, installation view at Museu da Diversidade Sexual, São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of the curatorial team Textão, installation view at Museu da Diversidade Sexual, São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of the curatorial team Textão, installation view at Museu da Diversidade Sexual, São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of the curatorial team On November 6th, the Museu da Diversidade Sexual (Museum of

Estados de Exceçao

Estados de Exceçao

André Komatsu

Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo Santiago, Chile 11/17/2018 – 01/26/2019

Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo y la Galería Vermelho presentan la exposición Estados de Exceçao del artista brasileño André Komatsu. El estado de excepción es una situación temporal de restricciones de los derechos y concentración del poder, que, al estar presente, aproxima de un “estado” de régimen democrático a un “estado” de régimen autoritario y es

André Komatsu, Candango, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones André Komatsu, Volátil # 13, 2016-2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones André Komatsu, Estados de Exceçao. Vista de instalación, Die Ecke, Santiago, 2018. Imagen cortesía de Álvaro Mardones Die Ecke Arte Contemporáneo y la Galería Vermelho presentan la exposición Estados de Exceçao del artista brasileño André Komatsu.

Regina Vater Regina Vater

Regina Vater

Regina Vater

Galeria Jaqueline Martins São Paulo, Brazil 10/27/2018 – 01/19/2019

Since October 27th, some 50 works, including photographs, videos and installations, are featured in the downtown São Paulo gallery. The artist was inarguably a pioneer in exploring connections between society, nature and technology. Regina Vater’s entire oeuvre straddles the line between political action and art creation. “In her internationally known photo-performance Tina América, from 1976,

Regina Vater, Mulher Mutante ou SWIMER, 1968. Image courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins/photos: Gui Gomes Regina Vater, For a time of war, 1987. Image courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins/photos: Gui Gomes Regina Vater, O teu olho é meu espelho, 1983. Image courtesy of Galeria Jaqueline Martins/photos: Gui Gomes Since October 27th, some 50 works, including photographs,