Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora

M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora

Curated by Patricia Wagner

VIVA Projects Brazil August 31, 2020 – October 25, 2020

Faced with a pandemic that makes the fragility of the Brazilian democratic process even more evident, the M.A.P.A.—Modes of Action to Propagate Art—launches its first ever edition with the show In the Heat of the Moment on August 31st bringing art to the public space and provoking reflections through art about social and political chaos.

Aline Motta (Rio Blanco) at M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora (2020).. Credits: Odair Leal Traplev (Salvador) at M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora (2020). Credits: Felipe Iruatã M.A.P.A. (Modos de Ação para Propagar Arte). No Calor da Hora (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of VIVA Projects

À Nordeste À Nordeste

À Nordeste

Curated by Bitu Cassundé, Clarissa Diniz and Marcelo Campos

Sesc 24 de Maio São Paulo, Brazil 05/15/2019 – 08/25/2019

“Northeast of what?” The question and provocation by Yuri Firmeza is what motivated the exhibition À Nordeste, that Sesc 24 de Maio is hosting. Curated by Bitu Cassundé, Clarissa Diniz and Marcelo Campos, it features a selection of 275 unique artworks, from a wide range of languages and on a diversity of supports, from mud

À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio “Northeast of what?” The question and provocation by Yuri Firmeza is what motivated the exhibition À Nordeste, that Sesc 24 de Maio

AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet

AI-5 50 YEARS – it still isn’t over yet

Curated by Paulo Miyada

Instituto Tomie Ohtake Sao Paulo 09/04/2018 – 11/04/2018

“What is the purpose of an art institution in a country like Brazil, today, in 2018? Even though this doesn’t directly reach the spectators, this is a question that Instituto Tomie Ohtake’s employees face every day, dealing with the responsibilities intrinsic to the work they develop. There are several different answers for this question and

AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Installation view at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018. Photo courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Installation view at Instituto Tomie Ohtake, 2018. Photo courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake. AI-5 50 YEARS – still hasn’t ended yet. Instalation View at Instituto Tomie

Memorias del subdesarrollo Memorias del subdesarrollo

Memorias del subdesarrollo

Organizada por Julieta González

Museo Jumex Ciudad de México 03/22/2018 – 09/09/2018

El Museo Jumex presenta Memorias del subdesarrollo: el giro descolonial en el arte de América Latina, 1960–1985, organizada por Julieta González, directora artística del Museo Jumex. La exposición examina un cambio de paradigma clave en la cultura y las artes visuales, caracterizado por la articulación de un discurso que oponía resistencia a la retórica del

Vista de la exposición Memorias del subdesarrollo: El giro descolonial en el arte de América Latina, 1960-1985, Museo Jumex, 2018. Foto: Abigail Enzaldo y Emilio García. Imagen cortesía de Museo Jumex. Vista de la exposición Memorias del subdesarrollo: El giro descolonial en el arte de América Latina, 1960-1985, Museo Jumex, 2018. Foto: Abigail Enzaldo y Emilio García.