Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
Walid Raad at Museo Jumex and Akram Zaatari at Videobrasil Walid Raad at Museo Jumex and Akram Zaatari at Videobrasil

Walid Raad at Museo Jumex and Akram Zaatari at Videobrasil

by Dorothée Dupuis Museo Jumex, Mexico City & Videobrasil, São Paulo

The art of our time undoubtedly has more political responsibility than ever. Akram Zaatari’s retrospective at Videobrasil in São Paulo and Walid Raad at the Jumex Museum in Mexico City perfectly illustrate this awareness on the part of artists. Using aesthetics as a metaphorical tool to understand society and its political organization, these two artists

Walid Raad, presentación Walkthrough, Museo Jumex, del 13 de octubre de 2016 al 8 de enero de 2017. Cortesía del Museo Jumex. Foto: Abigail Enzaldo. Indudablemente, el arte de nuestro tiempo tiene más responsabilidad política que nunca. La retrospectiva de Akram Zaatari en Videobrasil en São Paulo y la de Walid Raad en el Museo

Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection

Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection

Curated by Agustín Pérez Rubio

Videobrasil São Paulo, Brazil 10/31/2014 – 11/30/2014

  With Akram Zaatari, Ayrson Heráclito & Danillo Barata, Aurélio Michiles, Bouchra Khalili, Carlos Motta, Coco Fusco, Dan Halter, Enio Staup, Jonathas de Andrade, Léón Ferrari & Ricardo Pons, Liu Wei, Luiz de Abreu, Mwangu Hutter, Rabih Mroué, Rosangela Rennó, Sebastian Diaz-Morales, Vincent Carelli & Dominique Gallois, and Walid Raad   From the “discovery” of Brazil

  Con Akram Zaatari, Ayrson Heráclito & Danillo Barata, Aurélio Michiles, Bouchra Khalili, Carlos Motta, Coco Fusco, Dan Halter, Enio Staup, Jonathas de Andrade, Léón Ferrari & Ricardo Pons, Liu Wei, Luiz de Abreu, Mwangu Hutter, Rabih Mroué, Rosangela Rennó, Sebastian Diaz-Morales, Vincent Carelli & Dominique Gallois, y Walid Raad   From the “discovery” of Brazil