Talks, a series of debates with specialists, curators and collectors, which has now become an integral part of SP-Arte, is an important platform for comprehension of and debate about contemporary art.

This year, the meetings, which are free of charge, will take place in the auditorium of the Museum of Modern Art, located besides the Bienal Pavillion. Curators, directors of institutions, among other personalities of this universe will debate the main issues in art in contemporary-time.

Talks is sponsored by the Marcos Amaro Foundation and backed by Sesi-Senai and the MAM. Check out the full programme below.


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April 5

Auditorium of the Museum of Modern Art (MAM-SP)
Parque Ibirapuera
Free of charge

Presented by Gisele Kato, from Arte 1 channel.

4pm–5PM

Private Initiative in the Cultural Sector

Guest-specialists will discuss possible paths for trade and exchange between the private sector and the institutional sector. The participants will be Marcos Amaro, artist and director of the Marcos Amaro Foundation, and Silvio Frota, collector and founder of the Photography Museum of Fortaleza.


April 6

Auditorium of the Museum of Modern Art (MAM-SP)
Parque Ibirapuera
Free of charge

Presented by Adriana Couto, from TV Cultura

4pm–5PM

Diverging perspectives on Latin American Art

Paulo Miyada, curator of the Tomie Ohtaie Institute and adjoining curator of the 2020 São Paulo Bienal, will investigate historical topics of Latin American art studies, analysing them from an alternative perspective. In his talk, José Esparza Chong Cuy, curator of “Jonathas de Andrade: One to One” (MCA Chicago) exhibition and member of the curator team of the“Lina Bo Bardi: Habitat” (Masp) exhibition, comments on the fact Brazilian art is being internationalized once again. The discussion will be mediated by Chilean expert Alexia Tala, curator of the Solo sector, which in this edition focuses on Latin America.

 

5:30PM–6:30PM

The Institution of Art in Contemporary-Time

Benjamin Seroussi, from Casa do Povo, and Fernanda Brenner, from Pivô, comment on their experiences as heads of art institutions of innovative formats. Artist Graziela Kunsch completes the panel talking about the artistic production for different purposes.


April 7

Auditorium of the Museum of Modern Art (MAM-SP)
Parque Ibirapuera
Free of charge

Presented by Adriana Couto, from TV Cultura

11AM–12PM

A Forlorn Brazil and Citizenship in Construction

Josué Mattos, winner of the Marcantonio Vilaça Award in the curatorship category, talks to Clarissa Diniz, the curator who accompanied him during the process of his research for the exhibition “Verzuimd Braziel – Brasil desamparado” (2018).

 

3PM–4PM

Where Are We Going? Art Market Innovations

The last few years have shown a great transformation in the arts market, thus creating new frontiers of development and practices. Carol Pino, the Latin American representative of Artsy, and Fernanda Feitosa, director of SP-Arte, will discuss the transformation potentials of the arts market, especially in Latin America. The discussion will be mediated by researcher Ana Letícia Fialho.

 

4:30PM–5:30PM

New Narratives of Curatorship in Brazil

The anthropologists Hélio Menezes e Lilla Schwarcz, from the curator team of the “Histórias afro-atlânticas” [Afro-Atlantic Stories] (Masp) exhibition, and Diane Lima, the Valongo International Festival of Images’ (2018) curator, will comment on the inclusion of artists that have been excluded in the canonized narrative of art history thus far. This pursuit has resonated with the visibility of researchers that have dedicated themselves to the subject and curators that have focused on this revision, from smaller to bigger institutionalized exhibitions.