Mark your calendar: SP-Arte and ARTE!Brasileiros promote a new Talks debate cycle

8 Mar 2017, 1:25 pm

SP-Arte, in partnership with ARTE!Brasileiros, is promoting its series of debates for the 2017 edition: Talks – Art and Reflection.

Scheduled for April 6 and 7 (Thursday and Friday), in the Bienal Pavilion Lounge, the program was especially created to discuss some of the most relevant themes in the field of contemporary visual arts, bringing together culture specialists, collectors, historians, investors, gallerists and artists.

Guests confirmed so far include Dan Fox (editor of Frieze Magazine), Marc and Livia Strauss (American collectors). Additionally, we will have an Artsy takeover afternoon focused on design.

Enrolment for the event is free and can be made through this web form. The availability is limited.

April 6th

10 AM to 12 PM

Art as resistance

Guests: Dan Fox, Frieze Magazine editor (US); Ana Paula Cohen, independent curator, editor and art critic; and Lorenzo Mammí, Instituto Moreira Salles curator

Mediator: Patricia Rousseaux, educator and publisher of ARTE!Brasileiros magazine


12 PM to 1 PM

Collections in the Americas

Guests: Marc and Livia Straus, collecting couple (US)

Mediator: Christiane Fischer, president & CEO, AXA Art Americas Corporation

April 7th

10 AM to 1 PM

Design – in partnership with Artsy

Introduction: Giancarlo Latorraca, director of Museu da Casa Brasileira

Guests: Lissa Carmona, Etel Interiores director; Maria Cecilia Loschiavo, design teacher at USP; and Kristina Parsons, design specialist from Artsy


4 PM to 6 PM

The city as an art space

Guests: Gabriela Longman, journalist and researcher; Nelson Brissac, philosopher and creator of the Arte/Cidade project; and Baixo Ribeiro, curator

Mediator: Fernando Serapião, editor of Monolito magazine

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