With a complete program BAphoto auditorium was one of the main attractions of the fair. Figures such as Matías Feldman, Mercedes Funes, Marina Font and Andrés Ditella made of the the auditorium a center for debate and reflection.
BAPHOTO 2018: AUDITORIUM , A SPACE OF RELFEXION AND DEBATE
Within Dr. Emilio Solanet pavilion, at the background there are two sections that seek to integrate photography through other perspectives.
On the one hand, using the photographic medium to understand music world, Fine Art Music Show is a new section of BAphoto aimed at establishing relationships between photography and music history.
BAPHOTO 2018: TWO SECTIONS THAT EXPLORE PHOTOGRAPHY FROM OTHER ARTS
Officially inaugurates BAphoto 2018, the most important photography fair in Latin America. After a lunch between gallerists, collectors and artists, Diego Costa Peuser, director and founder of the fair, Enrique Avogadro, minister of culture of the city of Buenos Aires, and Pablo Avelluto, secretary of culture of the Nation, made the traditional cut of tape.
BAPHOTO 2018, THE MOST IMPORTANT PHOTOGRAPHY FAIR IN LATIN AMERICA INAUGURATES
On September 14th, TBBox Art & Ideobox ArtSpace inaugurates Women Weavers: The Warp of Memory, a collective exhibition that includes artists from all over America curated by the Aluna Curatorial Collective.
WOMEN WEAVERS, A COLLECTIVE EXHIBITION THAT EXPLORES THE CONSTRUCTION OF WORLDS THROUGH WEAVE
Brazilian galleries Galeria Athena Contemporânea and Athena Galeria recently announced the creation of the new headquarters at Botafogo neighborhood, in the city of Rio de Janeiro: both spaces will be now united under the name of Galeria Athena.
ATHENA GALLERY, A NEW SPACE FOR BRAZILIAN CONTEMPORARY ART
Within the framework of BAphoto fourteenth edition that inaugurates on Thursday, Larivière Foundation will hold an award for photobook projects for Latin American artists.
BAPHOTO 2018: AN ODE TO PHOTOBOOKS
September 2 marked a tragic day for the Brazilian and world cultural heritage: the National Museum of Brazil, located in the center of Rio de Janeiro was devoured by flames. According to the statement of officials and members of the museum, this was a foreseeable tragedy given the budget cuts that the museum had been suffering for years.
200 YEARS OF HISTORY CONSUMED BY THE FIRE
Until September 28 at Crisis Galería, Marisabel Arias presents Karaoke Autoortográfico F.S.L. (First Spanish Lesson), an individual exhibition of the Peruvian artist. Under the curatorship of Giselle Girón, the work that Arias presents at Lima’s Gallery is the product of a six months exhaustive work that the artist did in a fictitious Spanish language learning company.
LIMA, PERU: MARIAISABEL ARIAS AT CRISIS GALLERY
In the year 2000, a photograph of Cesar Herrera illustrated the sad news of three men deceased by the armed conflict in Colombia. That day, the artist Beatriz González cut out that image and deposited it with many others previously published in the newspapers. It is from these photographs that in 2009, the Colombian artist would intervene the popular columbarium of the Bogotá cemetery to carry out her work Auras Anónimas (Anonymous Auras).
AURAS ANÓNIMAS, AN ARTWORK AGAINST OBLIVION
The Art Sonje Center of Korea presents Francis Alÿs work The Logbook of Gibraltar, the first individual exhibition of the artist in this country. The Belgian artist who lives in Mexico since the 80s inaugurates the exhibition this afternoon.
FRANCIS ALŸS EXPLORES GEOPOLITICAL BORDERS
The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum (USFCAM) announced the incorporation of Christian Viveros-Fauné as Curator-at-Large. According to the USFCAM statement, Viveros-Fauné took office on August 7th. In addition, he will be in charge of the Kennedy Family Visiting Scholar of the USF School of Art and Art History during the 2018-2019 periods.
THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM HAS A NEW CURATOR-AT-LARGE
Dedicated to photography origins, the Wunderkrammer space aims to highlight the different materialities, technological processes and social uses of the medium assuming the challenge of stimulating a new type of collection in emergency.
BAPHOTO PRESENTS WUNDERKRAMMER AND SPECIAL ROOMS
Occupying booth 20 of the Pavilhão das Culturas Brasileiras at Ibirapuera Park in São Paulo, the New York gallery Alexander and Bonin will be part of the Brazilian Art Week that takes place from August 31st to September 3rd.
ALEXANDER AND BONIN AT THE WEEK OF ART OF SAO PAULO
After six days of exhibition, Hilario. Art, Letters & Crafts Gallery of Buenos Aires fourth edition of its special auctions will take place this afternoon, starting at 19 o’ clock. Constituted by masters such as Max T. Vargas, Martín Chambi and Benito Panunzi artworks, among others, the lots of the auction have been rigorously selected and put in value.
HILARIO IV EXPERIENCE: AN ECLECTICAL AUCTION FOR THE FINEST COLLECTING
In the middle of Museo del Barrio’s (MB) renovation and professionalization of Las Galerías (Galleries) and El Teatro (Heckscher Theater) carried out since November of the past year, this institution delegated the general direction to Patrick Charpenel. Figure with trajectory, Charpenel assumed the direction of the museum located in New York focused on Latin American art, so to transmit from his management his extensive curatorial career in relation to Latin American contemporary art.
PATRICK CHARPENEL: THE FACE BEHIND EL MUSEO DEL BARRIO
Perhaps one of the most interesting sections at BAphoto 2019, Fuera de Foco (Out of Focus) - sponsored by OMINT - creates a space where photography goes beyond canons, merging with other expressive forms and their formalities.
FUERA DE FOCO, BAPHOTO’S EXPERIMENTAL SECTION
In May 2019, the capital city of Norway, Oslo, will hold the first edition of the Oslo Biennial. Curated by Eva González-Sancho and Per Gunnar Eeg-Tverbakk, sui generis biennial is the product of a research project carried out by the curators themselves: OSLO PILOT.
OSLO BIENNIAL 2019
The New York art gallery Alexander Gray Associates announced that starting tomorrow at the Contemporary Arts Museaum Houston, in Texas, Luis Camnitzer and Coco Fusco will participate at Walls Turned Sideways, a collective exhibition that critices criminal justice system, mass incarceration and the industrial penitentiary complex.
LUIS CAMNITZER AND COCO FUSCO ARE PART OF A COLLECTIVE MUTE IN THE CONTEMPORARY ARTS MUSEUM HOUSTON
In two weeks, BAphoto, the most important photography art fair in Latin America, open La Rural (Ferial Space of Buenos Aires) doors. From September 7th to September 9th, the, the fair celebrates its fourteenth edition. Within a few days, the BAphoto team describes the Main Sector attractions.
BAPHOTO: WHAT GALLERIES ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE MAIN SECTOR?
From September 6 to September 12, in BAphoto and the Gallery Weekend BA framework, Buenos Aires City participates in one of the most important weeks through the international art scene. That's what the Art Basel Cities Week is about: a window into the world for the local art market.
BUENOS AIRES ART BASEL CITIES WEEK
On the eve of BAphoto - the Argentine photography fair that will take place on September 6, 7, 8 and 9 at La Rural space- the Argentinean art scene, specially photography scene, is tied by hands: according to the International Works of Art Circulation Law (Nº 24633) photography is not considered as such. What does this imply? The medium, unlike other artistic expressions such as painting, sculpture, or installations, among others –all of them benefited by the Need and Urgency Decree (DNU) established in January- has the obligation to hire an expensive customs broker to send a work abroad (without mentioning the annoying and bureaucratic process that artists, collectors and gallerists must go through). Otherwise, they should translate the work outside the country informally.
THE ARGENTINE PHOTOGRAPHY STAGNATED BETWEEN THE WALLS OF THE LEGISLATIVE POWER
From September 7th to October 27th at Alexander and Bonin, Emily Jacir presents La mia mappa (My Map) -name derived from a photograph she took in Rome-, an exhibition that covers the most recent works of the Palestinian artist.
LA MIA MAPPA, AN EXHIBITION THAT EXPLORES TEMPORARY CONVENTIONS AND THE ELEMENTS THAT COMPOSE THE HISTORY
Creative Time Summit eleventh edition -a Creative Time program for thinkers and producers related to art and politics-is on the horizon and this time with a novelty: it will take place from November 1st to November 3rd, for the first time in Miami, Florida.
CREATIVE TIME SUMMIT, THIS YEAR WITH THE EYES OVER MIAMI
From September 13th to January 27th, El Museo del Barrio presents Other Situations, an individual exhibition by Liliana Porter curated by Humberto Moro, curator of the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) exhibitions.
LILIANA PORTER AT MUSEO DEL BARRIO
On August 25th , at Bergamin & Gomide Gallery (São Paulo, Brazil), Estratégias Coceituais (Conceptual Strategies) inaugurates: a collective exhibition that covers all the work carried out during the 60s, 70s and 80s, period in which military dictatorships were established over most Latin American countries. Curated by Ricardo Sardenberg, the exhibition can be visited until October 20.
“ESTRATÉGIA CONCEITUAIS”: THE RESISTANCE OF ART DURING MILITARY DICTATORS
Until September 9th, at the Jumex Foundation (Mexico), Memorias del subdesarrollo (Memories of the underdevelopment), a collective exhibition that explores the paradigmatic changes generated within the Latin American visual arts during the 70s and 80s takes place.
JUMEX FOUNDATION: "MEMORIAS DEL SUBDESARROLLO"
Starting Monday, August 20th, at Galería del Paseo, in Lima, Peru, Billy Hare presents his solo exhibition ARBÓREAS. Composed through the diversities of the Peruvian landscape, Hare's photographs constitute an important part of the contemporary photography of his country.
LIMA: BILLY HARE AT GALERÍA DEL PASEO
Since August 11th, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Niterói (MAC) presents two exhibitions of Brazilian artists: A vida renasce, sempre (Life reborn, always), a solo show by Sonia Gomes, and Brinquedo de furar moletom (Piercing pants toy), by Jaime Lauriano. The curatorship is by Pablo León de la Barra and Raphael Fonseca.
WITH TWO NEW EXHIBITIONS, MAC NITERÓI PROPOSES A DEBATE ON DIVERSITY
At the first room of the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), the Argentine artist Pablo Accinelli (Buenos Aires, 1983) exhibits Nubes de paso (Clouds on the way), a staging that represents the tools for cleaning, construction and storage. Florencia Cherñajovsky, who wrote the curatorial text of Accinelli’s show, curates the exhibition.
"NUBES DE PASO", BY PABLO ACCINELLI AT MALBA
Starting on August 11th, Diablo Rosso presents Bottom Line, an individual exhibition by the Panamanian artist Ana Elena Garuz (1971). Diablo Rosso, emerged during 2006 in the Old Town of Panama City as a think tank and also functions as a Latin-American and Panamanian contemporary art exhibition space.