Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Lightning rods for confusing energies Lightning rods for confusing energies

Lightning rods for confusing energies

Rebeca Carapiá

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil July 24, 2020 –

The installation Lightning rods for confusing energies, by Rebeca Carapiá, opens the project Pivô Satellite on July 24th. Relating 3D modelling, iron and copper, the work simulates in its performance an assembly guide as a strategy of collective emancipation and spirituality. Along with Carapiá, biarritzzz, Diego Araúja and Raylander Mártis dos Anjos are the artists

Rebeca Carapiá, Lightning rods for confusing energies (2020). Video still. Image courtesy of Pivô Rebeca Carapiá, Lightning rods for confusing energies (2020). Video still. Image courtesy of Pivô Rebeca Carapiá, Lightning rods for confusing energies (2020). Video still. Image courtesy of Pivô The installation Lightning rods for confusing energies, by Rebeca Carapiá, opens the project Pivô Satellite on

The Ballad The Ballad

The Ballad

Caroline Mesquita

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil May 8, 2020 – May 24, 2020

With the opening of Caroline Mesquita’s show, In Vivo, postponed until Pivô resumes its public activities, the French artist has her video The Ballad (2017) screened at Pivô’s website. The Ballad is available online until May 24 at www.pivo.org.br, as a courtesy by the artist and the galleries carlier | gebauer and UNION PACIFIC. The film was part

© Caroline Mesquita, The Ballad (2017). Courtesy of the artist and the galleries carlier | gebauer and UNION PACIFIC © Caroline Mesquita, The Ballad (2017). Courtesy of the artist and the galleries carlier | gebauer and UNION PACIFIC © Caroline Mesquita, The Ballad (2017). Courtesy of the artist and the galleries carlier | gebauer and

Avalanche

Avalanche

Katinka Bock

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil August 31, 2019 – November 9, 2019

The exhibition is about places where people live together, populations, problem zones, contact zones and tenderness, polluted bodies, loss of control, suspended moments, reasons to hold together. Cities are all different but the same. Paris and São Paulo, who cares, humans and animals, concrete and words, vessels and cracks, maybe it’s just a question of

Katinka Bock, Avalanche (2019). Installation view. Photo by Everton Ballardin. Image courtesy of Pivô Katinka Bock, Avalanche (2019). Installation view. Photo by Everton Ballardin. Image courtesy of Pivô Katinka Bock, Avalanche (2019). Installation view. Photo by Everton Ballardin. Image courtesy of Pivô The exhibition is about places where people live together, populations, problem zones, contact zones and tenderness, polluted bodies, loss of control, suspended

Instant Weather Prediction Instant Weather Prediction

Instant Weather Prediction

Eduardo Navarro

Pivô São Paulo 06/15/2019 – 07/27/2019

Continuing its annual exhibition program of 2019, Pivô presents Instant Weather Prediction: the first solo show by the Argentinian artist Eduardo Navarro in Brazil. In his work Eduardo Navarro investigates possible points of convergence between art and science, dedicating special attention to the possibility of dialogue between natural forces and species. The artist frequently works with

Eduardo Navarro, Instant Weather Prediction (2019). Performace. Photo by Julia Thompson Eduardo Navarro, Instant Weather Prediction (2019). Performace. Photo by Julia Thompson Eduardo Navarro, Instant Weather Prediction (2019). Performace. Photo by Julia Thompson Continuing its annual exhibition program of 2019, Pivô presents Instant Weather Prediction: the first solo show by the Argentinian artist Eduardo Navarro in

Pivô announces the open call for two fully sponsored residencies at Pivô Research program 2019 Pivô announces the open call for two fully sponsored residencies at Pivô Research program 2019

Pivô announces the open call for two fully sponsored residencies at Pivô Research program 2019

São Paulo, Brazil May 3, 2019 – June 3, 2019

Pivô is pleased to announce the open call for two fully sponsored residencies at Pivô Research program 2019. May 3 –  June 3, 2019 Pivô Rua Unaí São Paulo, Brazil 01046-040 For more information:   Pivô Facebook / Instagram Pivô announces the open call for two fully sponsored residencies at Pivô Research program 2019. The first residency grant is directed to

The real world does not take flight The real world does not take flight

The real world does not take flight

Rodrigo Hernández

Pivô São Paulo, Brasil 09/02/2018 – 10/27/2018

Pivô presents The real world does not take flight in its Annual Exhibitions Programme. This is the first solo show in Brazil by Mexican artist Rodrigo Hernández and is the outcome of a two months residency at Pivô, where the artist developed cardboard sculptures and an installation directly in the exhibition space. The title is appropriated from the

Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô, São Paulo 2018. Image courtesy of the artist and Pivô Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô, São Paulo 2018. Image courtesy of the artist and Pivô Rodrigo Hernández. The real world does not take flight. Installation at Pivô,

Roly-Poly

Roly-Poly

Flora Rebollo, Thiago Barbalho and Yuli Yamagata

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil 06/09/2018 – 07/21/2018

Pivô presents the group show Roly-Poly in its Annual Exhibitions Programme with the artists Flora Rebollo, Thiago Barbalho and Yuli Yamagata. The project takes over the institution’s second floor exhibition space, and is the outcome of an encounter initiated during these artists’ participation at Pivô Research residency programme, between 2017 and 2018. The spiral is

Installation view, Roly-Poly, 2018, Flora Rebollo, Thiago Barbalho and Yuli Yamagata at Pivô, São Paulo. Image courtesy of Pivô Installation view, Roly-Poly, 2018, Flora Rebollo, Thiago Barbalho and Yuli Yamagata at Pivô, São Paulo. Image courtesy of Pivô Installation view, Roly-Poly, 2018, Flora Rebollo, Thiago Barbalho and Yuli Yamagata at Pivô, São Paulo. Image courtesy

imannam imannam

imannam

Curated by Tania Rivera

PIVÔ São Paulo, Brazil 04/08/2018 – 06/02/2018

Opening the activities of its Annual Exhibitions Program, Pivô presents imannam, by Brazilian artists Ana Linnemann, Anna Maria Maiolino and Laura Lima, curated by Tania Rivera. Adding to the show, a graphic piece made by Colombian artist Bernardo Ortiz is displayed in the central column of Pivô’s reception. imannam is an encounter of the three

Ana Linnemann, Anna Maria Maiolino and Laura Lima. Exhibition view of imannam, at PIVÔ, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of PIVÔ Ana Linnemann, Anna Maria Maiolino and Laura Lima. Exhibition view of imannam, at PIVÔ, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of PIVÔ Ana Linnemann, Anna Maria Maiolino and Laura Lima. Exhibition view of imannam, at PIVÔ, São Paulo, Brazil, 2018. Courtesy of PIVÔ Opening

Interiors Interiors

Interiors

Dan Coopey

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil 06/04/2017 – 09/02/2017

Pivô’s Hello Again program aims to introduce the space and to welcome the visitor. The title is inspired by the homonymous work by the Israeli artist Haim Steinbach, which welcomes the visitor at the same time in which a reencounter is celebrated. The space, located at Pivô’s reception, is the transitional room between Copan’s pedestrian street and the

Dan Coopey, Interiors, 2017. Installation view. Image courtesy of Pivô. Photo: Everton Ballardin Dan Coopey, Interiors, 2017. Installation view. Image courtesy of Pivô. Photo: Everton Ballardin Dan Coopey, Interiors, 2017. Installation view. Image courtesy of Pivô. Photo: Everton Ballardin Pivô’s Hello Again program aims to introduce the space and to welcome the visitor. The title is inspired by the

Boom Boom

Boom

Alexandre da Cunha

Pivô São Paulo, Brazil 04/01/2017 – 06/10/2017

Pivô presents a solo exhibition by the artist Alexandre da Cunha as part of its Annual Exhibition Program. The program aims to present an overview of the recent contemporary production enabling new projects of mid-career national and international artists. The show comprises new-commissions along with a selection of previous works. The exhibition is the result

Mix (Boom), 2017. Concrete mixer. Variable dimensions. Photo: Everton Ballardin. Courtesy of Pivô, São Paulo Installation view: (left) Romana, 2016. Towel, carpet, robe, wool. 213,5 x 152,2 x 2 cm; (right) Garden Court, 2016. Towel, carpet, robe, wool. 213,5 x 152,2 x 2 cm. Photo: Everton Ballardin. Courtesy of Pivô, São Paulo Installation view: (left)