Artista

Beto Shwafaty

1977 en São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Beto Shwafaty, 2013.
Residencia:
Reside en São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brasil
Profesionales que le han comisariado:
Ferias en las que participa con OBRA :
Galerías y otras organizaciones que le representan:
Enlaces oficiales:
Web 
Descripción del Artista
Beto Shwafaty (São Paulo, 1977) is a conceptual artist and researcher based in Brazil. He holds an MA in Visual Arts and Curatorial Studies from the Nuova Accademia di Belle Arti – NABA (Milan, 2010) and accompanied the group of Simon Starling at the Staedelschule (Frankfurt, 2010/2011). Shwafaty has been involved with collective, curatorial, and spatial practices since the early 2000s, and as a result, his own practice is connected to contemporary spheres of critical design, of spatial politics, of the knowledge economy and of visual culture. Thus, Shwafaty develops a research-based practice (on spaces, histories and visualities), which seeks to connect formally and conceptually political, social and cultural issues that are converging to the field of art. Recent exhibitions: “P33_Unique Forms of Continuity in Space” [33o Panorama da Arte Brasileira], MAM São Paulo, 2013; 9th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, 2013; “Love and Hate to Lygia Clark”, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, ... Poland, 2013; “Conversations Pieces”, NBK, Berlin, 2013; X Architecture Biennial of São Paulo, CCSP, 2013; “Counter Bartering”, Palacio das Artes, Belo Horizonte, 2013, and “Espaço Fonte”, Recife, 2013; “Eter-nal Tour”, São Paulo, 2012; “Mythologies”, Cité des Arts, Paris, 2011 and MAM, São Paulo, 2013; “Shadowed by the future”, São Paulo, 2010; 4th IABR – Urbaninform Section Rotterdam, 2009, 3o Utrecht Manifest Biennial on Social Design, Utrecht , Netherlands,2009; “Rumos Itaú Cultural”, São Paulo, 2006. Recently, he has published ‘The Life of the Centers’ (2013), a docu-fiction photo-book in which historical and urban fluxes of development of three regions of São Paulo are explored. In 2014 he will participate at Temporada de Projetos [ Project Season] of Paço das Artes (São Paulo); “PArC Solo Projects” (Lima, Peru) and at the project “O Artista Como… ” (São Paulo). Awards and scholarships: research residency at Jardim Canada Center for Art and Technology (Nova Lima, Brazil , 2013), Graham Foundation grant exhibition (Chicago , 2013); PROAC – support for artist book (São Paulo , 2013); Rede Nacional Funarte 10a edição – 2013 (” O Artista Como…” Project); Rede Nacional Funarte 9a edição – 2012 (Projeto Contra Escambos); Mário Pedrosa Award II for Cultural Essays (Fundaj – Recife , 2012); PROAC – support for photographic book (São Paulo , 2013); Art Residence at Eco & Narciso / RES – Ò (Torino, 2012) and acquisitive prizes in the museum exhibitions: Ribeirão Preto (2006), Piracicaba (2003) and MAC Campinas (2002), all Brazilian art institutions. STATEMENT In my practice I am concerned with diverse issues regarding public space, conviviality and visual culture in specific sociocultural and political contexts. Using diverse methods and languages – that ranges from sculptural and spatial situations, design and printed matter to research-based and docu-fictional strategies – I aim to explore the possibilities of being at same time a productive agent and a reflexive and critical actor, where art production becomes a way to approach the real as at the same time an opportunity to question pre-assumed positions. The materialization of my projects can be considered as hybrid units of information, assumed as possibilities to generate (or recover) specific sets of knowledge. Through notions and acts of critique, edition, appropriation and translation I intend to create situations where issues and debates about the functions and communicative qualities of art may emerge and be articulated within certain levels of the society and the public sphere. Considering art projects in this way – and under the lens of an expanded and complex notion of ready-made and site specificity – I try to build settings interweaved by overlapping narratives in oder to instigate the spectator’s awareness about the complexity of certain dynamics and questions regarding representation, validation and negotiation within a given sociocultural structures. This process informs productive activities that reflect a broader interest in art as pro positive and constructive structures: as processes of production and distribution of aesthetic, knowledge, techniques, designs and communication that explores critical reflections on institutional, public and social levels.

 

 
Promociones arteinformado
Imágenes del Artista
Das ordens abstratas ao progresso material II, 2013.

Entrada actualizada el el 14 abr de 2021

¿Te gustaría añadir o modificar algo de esta ficha?

Infórmanos si has visto algún error en este contenido o eres este artista y quieres actualizarla. ARTEINFORMADO te agradece tu aportación a la comunidad del arte.

Promociones arteinformado
¿Quieres estar a la última de todas las exposiciones que te interesan?

Suscríbete al canal y recibe todas las novedades.

Recibir alertas de exposiciones

plan FREE
¿Te apasiona el arte?
  • Sugiere l@s artistas y eventos que te interesan.
  • Publica hasta 5 obras tuyas o de tus artistas.
  • Sigue a tus artistas, galerías… favoritos.
  • Suscríbete a nuestros canales informativos.
  • Prueba durante un mes el Algoritmo Arteinformado.
Gratis
Ver Plan Free
plan básico
¿Eres artista, profesional?
  • Gestiona tus eventos.
  • Publica hasta 100 obras tuyas o de tus artistas.
  • Promociona tus fichas/obras.
  • Disfruta de Acceso Premium a todo el contenido.
  • Contacta con los gestores de otras fichas.
Desde 150 € / año
Ver Plan Básico
plan avanzado
¿Eres galería, museo?
  • Gestiona tus eventos.
  • Publica hasta 500 obras de tus artistas.
  • Promociona tus fichas/obras.
  • Disfruta de Acceso Premium a todo el contenido.
  • Contacta con los gestores de otras fichas.
Desde 300 € / año
Ver Plan Avanzado
plan contact

Además, si eres artista o profesional, desde 110 € / año también dispones del PLAN CONTACT, el cual incluye todos los servicios del PLAN BÁSICO excepto el Servicio Promoción.

Contratar Plan Contact
Exposición Online
25 mar de 2021 - 25 jun de 2021

Online

Exposición
18 jun de 2021 - 26 sep de 2021

MNAC - Museu Nacional d'Art de Catalunya / Barcelona, España

Premio
08 jun de 2021 - 10 sep de 2021

Madrid, España

Formación
22 oct de 2021 - 23 oct de 2021

CAAC - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo / Sevilla, España

¡Sigue informado desde nuestro canal!

Recibe las noticias de nuestras ediciones de España, Brasil, Colombia, Chile, Portugal, Argentina y México

Recibir alertas de noticias