"NEGOTIATING TO CARRY THE LOAD": A CONVERSATION WITH FABIOLA R. DELGADO
POST-HUMANISM AND COLLABORATION. AN INTERVIEW WITH TRINIDAD METZ BREA
Argentine artist Trinidad Metz Brea is part of the 2023 edition of Pinta Miami, within the NEXT section that presents emerging artists from Latin America. In an interview with Arte al Día, she explores the contradictions and challenges of our present and how this is the seedbed for her sculptures, murals and post-human figures.
MANOELA MEDEIROS ESCAPES ARTISTIC DEFINITIONS AND EXPLORES THE EVOLUTION OF THE NON-PLACE
In her practice, Brazilian artist Manoela Medeiros questions artistic media by going beyond their conventional formats, producing paintings and in situ installations that explore the relationships between space, time, and the corporeality of art and of the viewer. Together with Felipe Cohen, they are part of Kubik Gallery’s proposal for Pinta Miami 2023.
ANTONIO BRICEÑO REFLECTS ON THE VULNERABILITY AND SPLENDOR OF INDIGENOUS CULTURES
Born in Venezuela, Antonio Briceño is a photographer and biologist. His series Dioses de América. Panteón natural (Gods of America. Natural Pantheon) participates in the Special Project Amazonia of Pinta Miami 2023. He has been working for more than 20 years on this series, whose purpose is to make visible the indigenous mythologies that have survived Christianity and colonialism, but are still in danger of extinction.
GIULIANA VIDARTE: "THROUGH EXHIBITIONS WE CAN LOOK AT THE PAST IN ORDER TO THINK ABOUT TODAY"
Giuliana Vidarte is a curator, art historian and teacher. Her work focuses on the rewriting of history from the perspective of the discourse of the Peruvian Amazon. In an interview with Arte al Día, she talks about her career and how she developed the curatorial proposal for the NEXT section for Pinta Miami 2023.
MARÍA A. IOVINO MOSCARELLA: ABOUT THE SPECIAL PROJECT "SOURCES"
María A. Iovino Moscarella has developed a recognized work in Colombian and Latin American art as a teacher, researcher, curator and advisor on cultural projects. In the 2023 edition of Pinta BAphoto, she is participating as curator of Special Project: Sources by Andrés Ramírez Gaviria.
SOL MIRAGLIA AND ESTUDIO LUISITA. A LEGACY IN MOTION
Foto Estudio Luisita is a photographic archive of Argentine show business that records, among many treasures, the golden age of revue theater.
JOAQUÍN SÁNCHEZ AT PINTA UNIVERSE: A SEARCH FOR DIALOGUE AND REFLECTION
Joaquín Sánchez is a multidisciplinary artist whose work has been nurtured by the knowledge and skills of indigenous and popular communities in Bolivia and Paraguay, with whom he has been developing collaborative processes for more than two decades. His proposals, although they cover a wide spectrum of languages and discourses, recognize precise axes linked to the history and ancestral culture of the peoples that have long inhabited the territory that both countries disputed almost a century ago, as well as to his own history, in a sort of personal ethnography made of fragments of memory.
YUYO GARDIOL: "I LIKE TO THINK THAT PHYSICAL SPACES ARE STARTING POINTS AND NOT ANCHORS"
Since 2012 as an artists' space and 2018 as a gallery, CRUDO manages exhibition spaces, participates in fairs and also manages and collaborates with residency programs, collectionism and artists' workshops. In an interview with Arte al Día, director and artist Yuyo Gardiol, talks about the origin and trajectory of the space.
PINTA Sud ASU 2023 – A DIALOGUE WITH AIMÉ IGLESIAS LUKIN
Aimé Iglesias Lukin is an art historian and curator. Born and raised in Buenos Aires, she has been living in New York since 2011. She earned her PhD in art history from Rutgers University with a dissertation titled "This Must Be the Place: Latin American Artists in New York 1965–1975," which became an exhibition at Americas Society in 2021. Her writings have been featured at international conferences and published by prestigious museums and academic journals, including the New Museum, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Guggenheim Museum.
ADRIANA ALMADA AT THE SECOND EDITION OF PINTA SUD ASU 2023
Adriana Almada is an art critic, curator and writer. Her area of work and reflection is contemporary art, both in terms of artistic production as well as exhibition, curatorship and collecting. Once again, she is the main curator of Pinta Sud | ASU, where she seeks to raise visibility of the contemporary Paraguayan art scene through exhibitions, talks and visits to galleries and other art spaces.
ART AS ENIGMA AND A NON-NORMATIVE SPACE. INTERVIEW WITH MANUEL BORJA-VILLEL
Manuel Borja-Villel, a Spanish art historian and former director of the Reina Sofia for the past 15 years, is going through a special moment personally and professionally with a new challenge in his career.
INTERVIEW WITH LEÓN TOVAR: TRAJECTORY AND VISION OF AN OUTSTANDING ART DEALER
León Tovar was born in Bogotá, Colombia, and is a prominent curator, expert, and collector dedicated to promoting and disseminating Latin American art worldwide. He has curated numerous exhibitions and collaborated with important international museums and galleries.
FLORENCIA PORTOCARRERO: VISION AND APPROACH IN EMERGING ART
Florencia Portocarrero, curator of the NEXT section at Pinta PArC, opens a space for us on her agenda from Lima to talk about her curatorial work this year. He brings us closer to his vision and his way of approaching this task through sensitivity and openness to dialogue with galleries and their emerging artists. As the director of Bisagra, an independent art collective that she directs together with Miguel A. López, and the artists Andres Pereira Paz, Eliana Otta, Iosu Aramburu and Juan Diego Tobalina, she shares with us her desire to "horizontalize" relationships when thinking and to create an exhibition, an attitude that translates into the moment of curating NEXT.
LATIN AMERICAN IDENTITY IN CONTEMPORARY ART AND CRITICISM. INTERVIEW WITH GERARDO MOSQUERA
Gerardo Mosquera is a Cuban-born art historian, critic, and curator. He is recognized for his contributions to the field of Latin American art and has worked extensively in the international art world.
THE INTERCONNECTION BETWEEN ART, CULTURE AND NATURE - INTERVIEW WITH CURATOR GREDNA LANDOLT
In this interview, Gredna Landolt, a Peruvian graphic artist and curator, shares with us her work curating the Amazonías section of Pinta PArC 2023, a section that exhibits renowned native artists.
INSIDE MARLI MATSUMOTO´S HOUSE/GALLERY IN VILA MADALENA, SÃO PAULO.
With the recent exhibition by Rosario López, Tapizar el Paisaje, Marli Matsumoto's gallery received and sheltered a strong artistic expression that, through apocalyptic tapestries and photographs of recent industrial history, tells the story of how the landscape is shaped, built or destroyed. In this interview, the founder of the gallery in São Paulo delves into the bases that gave life to the gallery and her interest in providing a space for young artists and experimental contemporary art.
THE PHILOSOPHY BEHIND 'VEROÍR EL FRACASO ILUMINADO' - INTERVIEW WITH MIGUEL A. LÓPEZ
“We live in a world that demands of us clear meanings and pragmatic definitions of things, that wants to possess and that rejects uncertainty. Taking our focus back to poetry allows us to understand that knowing is not synonymous with dominating, but rather with being with, generating interconnectedness and bonding”.
‘EL CHICO' LABORATORY OF THE NEW GENERATION - INTERVIEW WITH JAVIER APARICIO
Located on the border between La Latina and Embajadores neighbourhoods, inside a 60’s trade complex, El Chico is one of the main spaces of the emerging scene that is occupying Madrid’s centre. Space is just a general and practical nomenclature. Founder and director Javier Aparicio (Mexico 1985) explains that the limits of this project are not that important, but if we insist on defining it: "El Chico is, for now, a Podcast with a space," he explains. "The podcast has become an approximation tool for visitors.”
REGINA SILVEIRA: “I ALWAYS UNDERSTOOD THAT EACH REPRESENTATION OF THE REAL IS PURE ARTIFICE, CODED AND CULTURALIZED”
The Brazilian artist Regina Silveira has a long career in which she tries to explore different notions of reality through her work with lights, shadows and distortions. In her five decades of artistic work, she has dealt with themes and explored media that tie in with her idea. "I choose the medium that best solves my intentions, and then I look for the skills and technical resources to make the work feasible, focusing on being a non-specialist in any medium." The artist exhibited in Europe and the American continent, much of her work is in public collections such as the Reina Sofía museum.
"IN THIS BIENNIAL, ART HAS THE ROLE OF BREAKING THE ESTABLISHED SILENCE." INTERVIEW WITH ALEXIA TALA
Alexia Tala is curator of the 22nd Bienal de Arte Paiz that is taking place in Guatemala until June 7. The Biennial of Arte Paiz Guatemala is the most important in the country and the oldest in Latin America.
"THE COURSE OF THE WORK IS NOT DELIBERATE." INTERVIEW WITH JUAN HENRIQUEZ.
MARÍA ROSA ANDREANI | “WE LOOK FOWARD TO SUPPORT WHAT IS DIFFERENT, WHAT IS NEW AND SURPRISES”
In the context of Andreani Foundation's new space in the neighbourhood of La Boca, its director, María Rosa Andreani, talks about the first year of cultural management, the details of the building designed by Clorindo Testa and the future projections that the foundation proposes for the Argentine contemporary art scene.
SOFÍA URBINA | STUDYING THE CONTEMPORARY ART MARKET FROM WHITHIN
The founder and director of Art Advisory Services, Sofía Urbina, launches an intensive course to learn about contemporary art and its market, and the investment possibilities offered by the art industry today.
BETWEEN MEXICO AND SPAIN IN THE MIDST OF THE PANDEMIC | INTERVIEW WITH SILVIA ORTIZ
In the midst of the health and economic crisis that has hit the world and the art industry, Silvia Ortiz opens her gallery to us to talk about the work of Travesía Cuatro during the pandemic, the new ways of conceiving the gallery as a result of it, her vision of collecting in Spain and Latin America, and the possibilities that the historic moment that we have had to experience offers a space like this one.
TBA21, A NEW VISION OF CONTEMPORARY ART | INTERVIEW WITH CARLOS URROZ
Weeks ahead of the st_age (digital exhibition programme developed by the TBA21 Foundation) Season 2 we take a brief look at the foundation's working model and talk to Carlos Urroz, director since 2018, about the types of projects they carry out and their relationship with contemporary art in Latin America.
KANDINSKY 360º: "THE PROPOSAL IS AIMED AT PREPARING YOUR VISIT OR REVISITING THE EXHIBITION".
David Díaz, the Museum's Information Systems Coordinator, tells us about the details of the Kandinsky 360º project and the work being done by the Guggenheim-Bilbao in relation to new technologies. "In the last three years we have understood that digital transformation is one of the main tools for the museum’s strategic plan," he explains. "Since then, we have started to implement all kinds of technologies to think of new ways of bringing exhibitions closer to the public. When the pandemic broke out, we were already prepared".
“THAT’S THE NEXT STEP: STUDY, RESEARCH AND SPECIFIC PROJECTS FOR THE ARTISTS” | INTERVIEW WITH ELBA BENITEZ
The Galería Elba Benítez was founded in 1990. Located on the ground floor of a 19th century building the space is already an emblem of the Madrid art circuit. On the way to its 31st birthday, it is one of the must-visits for contemporary art collectors.
"SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS": THINKING IN AN UNCLASSIFIABLE MANNER
The exhibition was conceived and realised during the pandemic, which is why María Fernanda Carlos relates this state of time to one of suspension. The artist describes this pandemic state "between what was and what will be," calling it that "grey space." Making a common thread, María Fernanda Carlos reveals to the audience a relationship of ideas of what it means to be in that space between worlds in which we can find ourselves.
RETHINKING HISTORY THROUGH THE LENS OF LANGUAGE: AN INTERVIEW WITH ELIÁN STOLARSKY
In 2018, at only 28 years of age, the National Museum of Visual Arts in Montevideo (MNAV) held a solo exhibition of her work Y todos los otros, where she reconstructs her family’s Jewish past, explores the construction of Polish identity after World War II emigration and, ultimately, creates a historical archive of a generation through printmaking, textile art and animation. Since 2015 she has been living in Europe: first she lived in Belgium, where she enjoyed a residency in the Frans Masereel Centrum’s program, and now she is in Spain, where she arrived to be part of Casa Velázquez’s residency program and where she remains.
MARIE ORENSANZ: "THE ARTIST IS A WITNESS OF HIS TIME"
Within the framework of Buenos Aires Art Week, the Argentine artist Marie Orensanz tells us about the artwork installed in the Seeber Park and reveals her perspective of the contemporary context. In addition, she makes a journey through her career with anecdotes in the first person.