Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
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,

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

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985 Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985

Curated by Cecilia Fajardo-Hill and Andrea Giunta

Pinacoteca de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil 08/18/2018 – 11/19/2018

From August 18 to November 19, 2018, the Pinacoteca de São Paulo, a museum of the Secretariat of Culture of the State of São Paulo, presents the major group exhibition Radical Women: Latin American Art, 1960-1985, on display on the first floor of the Pinacoteca. Curated by British Venezuelan art historian and curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill

Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brasil, 2018. Image courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, Brasil, 2018. Image courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1985. Installation view at Pinacoteca de

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,

RISE RISE

RISE

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel | Galeria São Paulo, Brasil 09/04/2018 – 10/06/2018

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the first exhibition by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca at Galeria, showing the most recent film collaboration from the duo. Commissioned by AGYU (Art Gallery of York University, Toronto), the piece investigates the musical universe of a community of young poets, rappers, and singers who meet weekly at a community center

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the

33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil 33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil

33ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brasil

Por Germano Dushá São Paulo, Brasil 09/07/2018 – 12/09/2018

White-label Bienal At the beginning of September, the first edition of the Bienal de São Paulo was opened to the public after the coup d’état, which in August 2016 resulted in the impeachment of the then President, Dilma Rousseff. During this period, Brazil experienced its most heightened political turmoil in recent history and, currently, it

Installation view of Wura-Natasha Ogunji’s exhibition. 33rd Bienal de São Paulo: Affective Affinities, 2018. © Leo Eloy / Estúdio Garagem / Bienal de São Paulo Foundation White-label Bienal A principios de septiembre abrió al público la primera edición de la Bienal de São Paulo realizada tras el golpe de Estado que en agosto de 2016

Valeska Soares: Entrementes

Valeska Soares: Entrementes

Valeska Soares

Pinacoteca de São Paulo São Paulo, Brasil 08/04/2018 – 09/22/2018

The Pinacoteca de São Paulo, a museum of the São Paulo State Secretariat for Culture, presents the exhibition Valeska Soares: Entrementes [In the Meantime] from August 4 to October 22, 2018. Curated by Júlia Rebouças, the exhibition occupies the fourth floor and the entrance space of Pina Estação and presents a selection of Valeska Soares’

Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo Exhibition view of Valeska Soares: Entrementes at Pinacoteca de São Paulo, 2018. Courtesy of Pinacoteca de São Paulo The