Polish Women Artists at the Sao Paulo Biennale

26 October 2023

Author: Wiktoria Szczupacka   At the time of this blog post is being written, the XXXV edition of the Sao Paulo Biennale is currently taking place. Unfortunately, I cannot spot a single Polish name on the list of artists. This is a pity, because for years this event has...

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“The Great Circus of Patriarchy” or too stubborn to quit making feminist projects, when feminism went out of fashion

3 July 2023

Author: Dra. Talita Trizoli – IEB-USP (FAPESP Grant) Between 2015, the year of the so-called Brazilian “feminist spring”, and the current 2023, a series of changes occurred in the Brazilian artistic system with regard to feminist guidelines. From the youthful enthusiasm of a generation of young artists that discovered...

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Interview with Gabriela Golder on her work at the Sharjah Biennial

15 May 2023

By Andrea Giunta   Andrea Giunta: You’re participating in the Sharjah Biennial with several works. A very moving biennial, very touching, since the project started before the pandemic, curated by Okwui Enwezor, but, in the meantime, he passed away. He was an extraordinary curator, who transformed the way we view...

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Magali Lara and Carmen Boullosa at MUNAL, Mexico City (November 2022 to March 2023)

28 April 2023

Author: Madeline Murphy Turner, Ph.D. In January 2019, Carmen Boullosa (Mexico City, b. 1954) and Magali Lara (Mexico City, b. 1956) invited me to co-curate an exhibition about their more than forty-year collaboration. I had come to know the two creators through the research for my dissertation, “What Women Write:...

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Delphine Seyrig, or Artist as Producer and Feminist Activist at the “Defiant Muses” exhibition (Kunsthalle Wien, 7 April – 4 September, 2022)

23 March 2023

Author: Vesna Vuković In the decade survey asking critics to name the greatest films of all time, which is organized by Sight and Sound, the magazine of the British Film Institute, from 1952 on every second year in the decade, last year it was “Jeanne Dielman, 23, quai du...

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Statement From The Ukrainian Pavilion Team At The 2022 Venice Biennale

7 March 2023

Following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, the curators of the Ukrainian pavilion and artist Pavlo Makov released the following statement: Dear friends, colleagues and art community. The curators of the pavilion as well as the artist Pavlo Makov have received many incoming inquiries from the press and colleagues. We would...

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Of Women and their Invisibility in Histories of Abstraction: Vera Zilzer and Ingibjörg Bjarnason[1]

22 February 2023

Author: Ayelen Pagnanelli   The lives of Ingibjörg Bjarnason (1901-1967) and Vera Zilzer (1927-2004), as different as they were, resemble those of many women artists. Young women who dived into the modern art scene, only to be erased from its history while their lives took them in different directions,...

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“[Re] Generating… Narratives and Imaginaries Women in dialogue”: Absences and erasures in art collections in Mexico

20 December 2022

INTRODUCTION  The exhibition “[Re] Generating… Narratives and Imaginaries Women in Dialogue” is being presented at the Kaluz Museum in Mexico City from October 15, 2022, to April 24, 2023 and has been curated by art historian Karen Cordero Reiman. The exhibition invites us to reflect on the absence of...

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Lygia Pape, Professor: Pedagogical Practices as Artistic Practices

20 October 2022

This essay encompasses notes on the teaching of Lygia Pape (1927-2004), which took place at the Museu de Arte Moderna in Rio de Janeiro – MAM-RJ (1969-1971), the Department of Architecture at the Universidade Santa Úrsula (1972-1985), the Escola de Artes Visuais Parque Lage – EAV (1976-1977), and the Escola de...

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Social imprints of being a woman

20 October 2022

Interview with the artist Ágnes Eperjesi on motherhood, gender, and women’s rights in contemporary Hungary   Ágnes Eperjesi (1965, Budapest) works in several mediums, from photograms, through installations, to projects mixing performance and public demonstration. In her practice, the artist examines the medium of photography and its hidden potential...

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