From current art to constructed space

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posted on 11/06/2017
Open lecture and guided tour with Diego Matos and Guilherme Wisnik: Saturday, Nov/11, at 3pm, at Sesc Pompeia

Through contemporary art, the meeting discusses how constructed space is renewed and behaves under constraints other than those verifiable in environments that faithfully echoed the modern paradigm. More than stressing a peripheral modernity, it is about perceiving spaces conceived through appropriations, resistances, and inventions distinct from the Western hegemonic aesthetic and social project.

Diego Matos (Brazil) is a researcher and curator with a master’s degree and doctorate from FAU USP. He was assistant curator of the 29th Bienal de São Paulo (2010), member of the Research and Curatorship Center of Instituto Tomie Ohtake, assistant curator of the 18th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil (2013), and Archive and Research coordinator at Associação Cultural Videobrasil.

Guilherme Wisnik (Brazil) is a professor at Universidade de São Paulo’s School of Architecture and Urbanism (FAU USP). He is the author of books such as Lucio Costa (Cosac Naify, 2001) and Estado crítico: à deriva nas cidades (Publifolha, 2009). He was curator of the Margem public art project (Itaú Cultural, 2008–2010) and chief curator of the 10th Bienal de Arquitetura de São Paulo (2013).

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