Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
We are Many: Experiments in Collectivity We are Many: Experiments in Collectivity

We are Many: Experiments in Collectivity

Curated by Amanda Arantes, Fernanda Pitta and Jochen Volz

Pinacoteca de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil August 10, 2019 – October 28, 2019

Pinacoteca de São Paulo, the museum of São Paulo State Secretariat for Culture and Creative Economy presents the group exhibition We are Many: Experiments in Collectivity, which investigates artistic practice as a collective exercise. Curated by Amanda Arantes, Fernanda Pitta and Jochen Volz, the show presents artistic experiences designed as direct or indirect dialogues with Joseph Beuys’ production,

Joseph Beuys, Honigpumpe am Arbeitsplatz [Bomba de mel no local de trabalho] (1977). Vista da instalação. Photo by Levi Fanan / Pinacoteca Mônica Nador and JAMAC, Projeto Educativa Extramuros (2019). Photo by Levi Fanan / Pinacoteca Vivian Caccuri, Ode ao Triângulo (2019). Installation view. Photo by Levi Fanan / Pinacoteca Pinacoteca de São Paulo, the museum of

Word on the Street Word on the Street

Word on the Street

Curated by House of Trees

Artpace San Antonio, Texas, USA 01/10/2019 – 04/12/2019

Word on the Street, an exhibition of original political and poetic banners created by renowned female artists and writers, opened January 10 at Artpace. Approximately 30 large-scale banners and flags will be on view in the Hudson Showroom and Main Space through April 12. An initiative by arts collective House of Trees in collaboration with

Tania Bruguera, When the rights of immigrants are denied the rights of citizens are at risk (2018). Felt banner. Image courtesy of Artpace Tania Bruguera, Today politics is half image-making half making people believe the image (2018). Felt banner. Image courtesy of Artpace Naomi Shihab Nye/House of Trees, Noise quiet lives inside (2018). Felt banner. Image courtesy

Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco

Talking Back to Power: Tania Bruguera at YBCA, San Francisco

By Emily K. Holmes San Francisco, California, USA 06/16/2017 – 10/29/2017

Before I even entered the building of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power / Hablándole al Poder presented itself to me in the form of a bold orange billboard. Placed in an exterior courtyard facing a busy downtown San Francisco intersection, the billboard at the time stated quite plainly:

Tania Bruguera, Escuela de Arte Útil, 2017–ongoing. Installation view, Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power / Hablándole al Poder, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, 2017. Courtesy Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. Photographs by Charlie Villyard. Antes de entrar en el edificio del Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA), Tania Bruguera: Talking to Power

Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

By Patricia Restrepo Houston, Texas, USA 03/05/2017 – 05/21/2017

The debut presentation of Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) is the most comprehensive and (self-declared) significant presentation of modern and contemporary Cuban art shown in the United States since 1944, when Modern Cuban Painters was mounted at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

Muro de pósters cubanos a la entrada de la exhibición. Cortesía CIFO y Ella Fontanals-Cisneros La presentación de Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 en el Museo de Bellas Artes de Houston (MFAH) es la más completa y (autodeclarada) significativa presentación de arte cubano contemporáneo y moderno exhibida en los Estados

False Flags False Flags

False Flags

Curated by Noah Simblist

Pelican Bomb New Orleans, USA 04/01/2016 – 05/29/2016

Artists: William Binnie, Ariel Reichman, Rona Yefman, Nicolás Guagnini, Exterritory Project, Tania Bruguera, Minerva Cuevas, Public Movement and Jamal Cyrus In his 1983 book, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, political scientist Benedict Anderson famously called a nation an “imagined community,” a group of people who most probably will never meet but imagine themselves as a part of one

Artists: William Binnie, Ariel Reichman, Rona Yefman, Nicolás Guagnini, Exterritory Project, Tania Bruguera, Minerva Cuevas, Public Movement and Jamal Cyrus In his 1983 book, Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, political scientist Benedict Anderson famously called a nation an “imagined community,” a group of people who most probably will never meet but imagine themselves as a part of one

SITAC 2016: Annual International Theory Symposium on Contemporary Art SITAC 2016: Annual International Theory Symposium on Contemporary Art

SITAC 2016: Annual International Theory Symposium on Contemporary Art

By Eduardo Abaroa Mexico City 04/15/2016 – 04/16/2016

SITAC: THE THIRTEENTH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL THEORY SYMPOSIUM ON CONTEMPORARY ART. MEXICO CITY, 2016 April 2016 saw realization of Phase I at SITAC XIII, entitled “Nadie es inocente” (“No One Is Innocent”) a symposium given over to discussions of “the limits between the public and the private; the State’s role in producing and distributing contemporary creation; the

Simposio internacional de Teoría sobre Arte Contemporáneo XIII, 2016. Conversación entre Pascal Gielen y Marina Vischmid. Moderador: Brenda Caro. Este mes de abril se llevó a cabo la primera fase del SITAC XIII: “Nadie es inocente”, dedicado a discutir “los límites entre lo público y lo privado; el papel del Estado en la producción y

Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

Contingent Beauty: Contemporary Art from Latin America

Curated by Mari Carmen Ramírez and Rachel Mohl

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Houston, Texas, USA 11/22/2015 – 02/28/2016

Artists: Tania Bruguera, Johanna Calle, Yoan Capote, María Fernanda Cardoso, Los Carpinteros, José Gabriel Fernández, Magdalena Fernández, Víctor Grippo, Carmela Gross, Grupo Mondongo, Guillermo Kuitca, Oscar Muñoz, Roberto Obregón, Gabriel Orozco, José Alejandro Restrepo, Miguel Ángel Ríos, Miguel Ángel Rojas, Teresa Serrano, Regina Silveira, Javier Téllez, and Tunga Curated by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and director of the International

Artists: Tania Bruguera, Johanna Calle, Yoan Capote, María Fernanda Cardoso, Los Carpinteros, José Gabriel Fernández, Magdalena Fernández, Víctor Grippo, Carmela Gross, Grupo Mondongo, Guillermo Kuitca, Oscar Muñoz, Roberto Obregón, Gabriel Orozco, José Alejandro Restrepo, Miguel Ángel Ríos, Miguel Ángel Rojas, Teresa Serrano, Regina Silveira, Javier Téllez, and Tunga Curated by Mari Carmen Ramírez, Wortham Curator of Latin American Art and director of the International

Cuba – Ficción y fantasía

Cuba – Ficción y fantasía

Curated by Hans-Michael Herzog & Katrin Steffen

Casa Daros Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 09/12/2015 – 12/13/2015

Casa Daros presenta la exposición Cuba – Ficción y Fantasía, con aproximadamente 130 obras pertenecientes a la Colección Daros Latinamérica de Zúrich, Suiza, de 15 destacados artistas cubanos: Ana Mendieta, Belkis Ayón, Iván Capote, Javier Castro, José Bedia, Juan Carlos Alom, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Piña, Marta María Pérez Bravo, René Francisco, Santiago Rodríguez

Casa Daros presenta la exposición Cuba – Ficción y Fantasía, con aproximadamente 130 obras pertenecientes a la Colección Daros Latinamérica de Zúrich, Suiza, de 15 destacados artistas cubanos: Ana Mendieta, Belkis Ayón, Iván Capote, Javier Castro, José Bedia, Juan Carlos Alom, Lázaro Saavedra, Los Carpinteros, Manuel Piña, Marta María Pérez Bravo, René Francisco, Santiago Rodríguez