Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
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

21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas” 21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas”

21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas”

Por Cecília Floresta Sesc 24 de Maio, São Paulo, Brasil October 9, 2019 – February 2, 2020

When Possible, What Dialogues Could There Be? 24 de Maio Street in the city of São Paulo is narrow as if it was a single tongue that reverberates it’s entire reflexive rambunctious through the pavement. A single tongue that branches into several, for in these surroundings that people who migrate are present, from remote places

De izquierda a derecha: Paulo Mendel e Vitor Grunvald, Domingo, 2018 (video); Brett Graham, Monument to the Property of Peace and Monument to the Property of Evil, 2017 (installation comprised of wood and metal); Nidal Chamekh, Never Give Up, 2017 (video 15’); Jim Denomie, Off the Reservation (Or Minnesota Nice), 2012 (oil on canvas) & Standing

Feminist Histories: Artists after 2000

Feminist Histories: Artists after 2000

Curatorship by Isabella Rjeille

Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand São Paulo, Brazil September 22, 2019 – November 17, 2019

Every year MASP’s programme is guided by a thematic axis designed around different histories, created from different perspectives, including fictional and non-fictional, personal and documentary narratives, diverse mediums and distinct temporalities and territories. Histórias da infância (Histories of Childhood) was set up in 2016, followed by Histórias da sexualidade (Histories of Sexuality) in 2017 and Histórias afro-atlânticas

Monica Restrepo, Estatuas (Ella volverá en cualquier momento) (2012-2014). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist Kaj Osteroth & Lydia Hamann, Staying with the trouble (2019). Credit: Kaj Osteroth & Lydia Hamann Tuesday Smillie, Again (2017). Installation view. Image courtesy of the artist. Credit: Charles Mayer Every year MASP’s programme is guided by a thematic axis

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil: Meet the awarded artists! 21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil: Meet the awarded artists!

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil: Meet the awarded artists!

Sesc 24 de Maio São Paulo October 10, 2019 – February 2, 2020

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities October 10, 2019 – February 2, 2020 SESC 24 de Maio R. 24 de Maio, 109 República, São Paulo SP, 01041-001, Brasil For more information visit: Sesc_Videobrasil Facebook / Instagram / Twitter At a ceremony held at Sesc 24 de Maio, the 21st Biennial of Contemporary Art Sesc_Videobrasil granted prizes to artists Aykan Safoglu (Turkey),  Dana Awartani (Saudi Arabia), Gabriela

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities October 10, 2019 – February 2, 2020 SESC 24 de Maio R. 24 de Maio, 109 República, São Paulo SP, 01041-001, Brasil For more information visit: Sesc_Videobrasil Facebook / Instagram / Twitter At a ceremony held at Sesc 24 de Maio, the 21st Biennial of Contemporary Art Sesc_Videobrasil granted prizes to artists Aykan Safoglu (Turkey),  Dana Awartani (Saudi Arabia), Gabriela

If you are in São Paulo, don’t forget to visit Valongo Festival 2019 from November 8 to 10! If you are in São Paulo, don’t forget to visit Valongo Festival 2019 from November 8 to 10!

If you are in São Paulo, don’t forget to visit Valongo Festival 2019 from November 8 to 10!

São Paulo November 8, 2019 – November 10, 2019

VALONGO FESTIVAL November 8 – 10, 2019 São Paulo, Brazil For more information: Valongo Festival Facebook / Instagram Valongo Festival was created in 2016 to investigate the different visual narratives that constitute the contemporary art scene. Comprehending a wide range of activities like exhibitions, performances, talks, seminars, workshops, music concerts and an artistic residency program, the Festival

VALONGO FESTIVAL November 8 – 10, 2019 São Paulo, Brazil For more information: Valongo Festival Facebook / Instagram Valongo Festival was created in 2016 to investigate the different visual narratives that constitute the contemporary art scene. Comprehending a wide range of activities like exhibitions, performances, talks, seminars, workshops, music concerts and an artistic residency program, the Festival

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

Marepe: estranhamente comum Marepe: estranhamente comum

Marepe: estranhamente comum

Marcos Reis Peixoto

Pinacoteca of São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil July 27, 2019 – October 28, 2019

The Pinacoteca of São Paulo, managed by the State of São Paulo Culture and Creative Economy Department, presents the show Marepe: estranhamente comum (Marepe: strangely ordinary). Curated by Pedro Nery, the museum’s curator, it is the artist’s first large-scale solo exhibition in São Paulo and aims to present a comprehensive view of his path, which began in the

Marepe, A Mudança (2005).Photo by Pedro Motta. Courtesy of Galerie Max Hetzler Marepe, Satélite Baldio (2006-2007). Photo by Edouard Fraipont Marepe, Desempoladeira (2003/2004). Photo by Clóvis Ferreira França / Pinacoteca The Pinacoteca of São Paulo, managed by the State of São Paulo Culture and Creative Economy Department, presents the show Marepe: estranhamente comum (Marepe: strangely ordinary). Curated

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities 21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities

21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities

São Paulo, Brazil October 9, 2019 – February 2, 2020

For more information visit: Sesc_Videobrasil Facebook / Instagram / Twitter The presence of nationalism as a means to understanding the disputes that mark our time. That is the background of the 21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities, which will run from October 9, 2019 through February 2, 2020, at Sesc 24 de Maio, in São Paulo,

For more information visit: Sesc_Videobrasil Facebook / Instagram / Twitter The presence of nationalism as a means to understanding the disputes that mark our time. That is the background of the 21st Contemporary Art Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil | Imagined Communities, which will run from October 9, 2019 through February 2, 2020, at Sesc 24 de Maio, in São Paulo,

Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo

Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo

Éder Oliveira, Regina Parra and Virginia de Medeiros

Instituto Tomie Ohtake São Paulo, Brazil August 8, 2019 – September 29, 2019

Instituto Tomie Ohtake’s Curatorial Design and Research Center has organized the eighth iteration of its Arte Atual (Current Art) program with artists Éder Oliveira, Regina Parra and Virgínia de Medeiros posing their reflections on portraiture as a pictorial genre and a way of recognizing subjects and assigning identity to them. The exhibition’s title—You Will Never

Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake. Photo by Ricardo Miyada Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake. Photo by Ricardo Miyada Jamais me olharás lá de onde te vejo (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Instituto Tomie Ohtake. Photo by Ricardo Miyada Instituto

Human Supremacy: The Failed Project

Human Supremacy: The Failed Project

Daniel Lie

Casa do Povo São Paulo, Brazil August 10, 2019 – September 29, 2019

Human Supremacy: The Failed Project is a site-specific installation thought as a votive offering to Casa do Povo. The work by Daniel Lie occupies two extremities of the building: the underground floor, where the former and currently deactivated TAIB theater is located, and the terrace, used for several different purposes on a daily basis. The

Daniel Lie, Human Supremacy: The Failed Project (2019). Installation view. Photo by Edouard Fraipont Daniel Lie, Human Supremacy: The Failed Project (2019). Installation view. Photo by Edouard Fraipont Daniel Lie, Human Supremacy: The Failed Project (2019). Installation view. Photo by Edouard Fraipont Human Supremacy: The Failed Project is a site-specific installation thought as a votive offering to Casa do Povo. The