Talks

Uma série de conversas sobre arte, suas aplicações e tendências, acontecem durante o evento. Gratuitos, os Talks trazem curadores e artistas internacionais para pensar o mundo. Um viva ao debate livre! (foto: Ênio Cesar)
Talks: Architecture, with Jean Nouvel (photo: Ênio Cesar)

Talks: American Collections SP-Arte/2016 presented Talks, panel discussions organized with Brazilian art magazine ARTE!Brasileiros , featuring prominent artists, collectors, curators, museum directors and art historians, including Mari Carmen Ramirez, Franklin Sirmans, Maxine & Stuart Frankel, Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, Francesco Arena, Radamés Juni Figueroa, Daniel de Paula, Seb Patane, Ella Fontanals-Cisneros, Guillermo Kuitca and Joan Weinsten. Over 800 people attended the panel given by Pritzker Prize-winning French architect Jean Nouvel, who discussed his career and the challenges facing architecture …

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Performances

“Série #7”, de Baillistas (foto: Ênio Cesar)
“Série #7”, by Baillistas (photo: Ênio Cesar)

The second edition of this project, especially targeted at investigating the body’s role in contemporary art, counts on performers chosen through a selection process open to the public, under the coordination of Centro Universitário Belas Artes. The jury panel is composed of Cauê Alves, curator and PhD in philosophy, and Solange Farkas, curator and director of Associação Cultural Videobrasil. Conducted in partnership with Centro Universitário Belas Artes, it incentivizes the discussion of performance practices and their documentation processes.

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Prizes and Grants

Dalton Paula, vencedor do Prêmio Illy Sustain Art 2016 (foto: Ênio Cesar)
Dalton Paula, winner of the 2016 Illy Sustain Art Prize (photo: Ênio Cesar)

SP-Arte constantly seeks out ways to create and reinforce bonds that unite different players in the art circuit. As such, it fosters actions earmarked for artists, curators, institutions and galleries. They are initiatives that leverage continued education opportunities through residency grants abroad, offered to Brazilian creators, and financial support for the development of creative projects.

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Donations Program

Sem título, de Almandrade (foto: Ênio Cesar)
Untitled, by Almandrade (photo: Ênio Cesar)

In this edition, 17 artworks were donated to important Brazilian museums. In nine years, more than 80 pieces of artwork have been donated to institutions like MAM-SP, MAM-BA, MAM-RJ, MAR, MAC-USP, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo and Masp, by donors such as Iguatemi São Paulo, collector Cleusa Garfinkel, Fundação Edson Queiroz, Banco Espírito Santo, and SP-Arte itself. Since 2008, SP-Arte promotes a program to encourage art donations to important public and private collections in the country, seeking …

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