Pinta PArC is the official contemporary art fair in Peru. In its 11th edition –from April 25 to 28– the fair presents an experimental and ambitious program, with unique curatorial projects.



Curated by Sharon Lerner.


Jorge Eielson is one of the most unique and beloved Peruvian intellectuals and artists of the 20th century. His extensive artistic practice spans multiple genres from written poetry, visual arts, and performance to forms of conceptual art and dramaturgy. As the centenary of his birth is celebrated, numerous activities are developed both in Peru and abroad to celebrate his life and legacy. In this context, as part of the Pinta Parc 2024 fair, a special edition of Special Project, Tribute Artist: Jorge Eduardo Eielson, curated by Sharon Lerner, will be held. This exhibition will gather key points of his visual work over four decades of uninterrupted creation.


While the iconic 'Quipus' –a broad series developed from pre-Hispanic knotting techniques that have become an indelible and recognizable mark of his practice for the public—will be present at the exhibition, the selection will favor both representations of earlier series, such as paintings from the Infinite Landscape of the Peruvian coast series, or some later series from the 1980s like the so-called Self-portraits (presented at the Trujillo Biennial in 1987) or the Constellations. The selection of pieces included in this section, mainly coming from private collections in Lima, results in a concise sample of the different themes that crossed his imagination and that, in various ways, affectionately connected him to the territory we now call Peruvian; to its geography, material culture, but also to its rich millenary peoples and their traditions.


Awakening the sleeping dust of their ancestors

Curated by Giuliana Vidarte.


It brings together proposals by contemporary Peruvian artists that show the close link that exists, and has existed, between the territory -its resources and cycles- and artistic practices. This group of works proposes to rethink historical discourses, recover traditional knowledge, make visible the artistic practices of different communities and recognize the space to which each creator belongs, its particularities and the fundamental link with the context. In addition, in the development of these works, connections are established between creators who identify themselves as traditional artists, artisans, visual artists, contemporary visual artists, designers, among others.


These projects open up spaces for dialogue and bring spectators closer to the artistic creation processes of the ecosystems that inhabit and transform Peru today. These proposals recover modes of creation from the past and intervene them, emphasizing their cycles of transformation. The projects emerge from the collective and due to the way in which they fluidly establish dialogues, they expand the limits of certain categories and definitions from which artistic work is currently understood. When entering into the details of the process, which is part of each proposal, the challenges of collective work and the tension between preserving a traditional artistic knowledge and deepening experimentation and generation of new ways of creating become evident.

Pinta PArC.


April 24 to 28, 2024.


Casa Prado, Av. 28 de Julio 878, Miraflores. Lima, Peru.


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