Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
How to inhabit the present? How to inhabit the present?

How to inhabit the present?

Curatorship by Érika Nascimento

Simone Cadinelli Contemporary Art Rio de Janeiro, Brazil July 20, 2020 – August 22, 2020

Act 1 – It’s all codified fog  […] there are three presents, the present of the past which is memory, the present of the future which is expectation, and the present of the present which is intuition (or attention). This threefold present is the organizing principle of temporality […] —Ricoeur, 2000, p. 360 This is

PV Dias, Embaixo da Escola (2020). Video. Image courtesy of Simone Cadinelli Contemporary Art Moisés Patrício, Aceita? (2020). Video in a loop. Image courtesy of Simone Cadinelli Contemporary Art Gabriela Noujaim, O Fogo (2019). Video. Image courtesy of Simone Cadinelli Contemporary Art Act 1 – It’s all codified fog  […] there are three presents, the

After Nature

After Nature

Franz Manata & Saulo Laudares

São Paulo, Brazil 04/07/2018 – 06/23/2018

After Nature: a proliferation of hybrids The term “exhibition” has long been unable to define those contemporary artistic practices that absorbed the idea of expanding aesthetic experience beyond a modern project. The architecture that receives the works always ends up simulating fake neutrality (the white cube). It is hard to nullify layers of history, project and memory of expository

Installation view, 2018. Image courtesy of Sé, São Paulo. ThePlace, 1998-2018. Image courtesy of Sé, São Paulo Usutópico (cartaz), 2006. Image courtesy of Sé, São Paulo After Nature: a proliferation of hybrids The term “exhibition” has long been unable to define those contemporary artistic practices that absorbed the idea of expanding aesthetic experience beyond a modern project.