Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, Paraíso Ocupado, 2010

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<b>Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, <i>Paraíso Ocupado</i>, 2010</b>

Artist: Wouter Osterholt (born 1979 in Leiden, the Netherlands) and Elke Uitenuis (born 1977 in Sneek, the Netherlands). Description: “(Portuguese for ‘Occupied Paradise’) is a reconstruction of a failed modernist plan for an urban center located in the West zone of Rio de Janeiro. This plan, designed by Oscar Niemeyer, was officially approved in 1970 […]

Domenèc, Superquadra casa-armário, 2007

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<b>Domenèc, <i>Superquadra casa-armário</i>, 2007</b>

Artist: Domenèc (born 1962 in Mataró, Spain; lives and works in Mataró). Materials: Wood, blankets and plastic objects; two prototypes measuring 220 x 80 x 65 cm each. Description: “A scaled down recreation of two buildings in the huge blocks of residential housing in Brasília, called superquadras or giant blocks of houses; designed by Lucio […]

Wouter Osterholt and Elke Uitentuis, Paraíso Ocupado, 2010-

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Artist: Wouter Osterholt (born 1979 in Leiden, the Netherlands; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Elke Uitentuis (born 1977 in the Netherlands; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Materials: Mixed media installation. Description: “[Paraíso Ocupado] (Portuguese for ‘Occupied Paradise’) is a reconstruction of a failed modernist plan for an urban center located in the West […]

Michael Wesely and Lina Kim, Archive Utopia: Project Brasilia, 2012

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<b>Michael Wesely and Lina Kim, <i>Archive Utopia: Project Brasilia</i>, 2012</b>

Artist: Michael Wesely (born 1963 in Munich, Germany; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Lina Kim (born 1965 in São Paulo, Brazil; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Materials: Color and black and white photographs and archival images. Description: “Brasília, the capital of Brazil, formally dedicated in 1960, seems more like an architectural myth, a […]

Mladen Bizumic, Fiji Biennale Pavilions, 2003

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<b>Mladen Bizumic, <i>Fiji Biennale Pavilions</i>, 2003</b>

Artist: Mladen Bizumic (born 1976 in Belgrade, Serbia; lives and works in Berlin, Germany). Description: “Fiji Biennale Pavilions is an exhibition that proposes an imagined, fantastical relationship between the South Pacific’s Fiji Islands and contemporary art. It presents a formal proposal for an international contemporary art biennale to be held in Fiji, a destination associated […]

“Love and Hate to Lygia Clark,” 2013

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<b>“Love and Hate to Lygia Clark,” 2013</b>

Curator: Magda Kardasz (born 1967 in Poland; lives and works in Warsaw, Poland). Description: Group exhibition at the Zachęta—National Gallery of Art in Warsaw, Poland, on view from December 13, 2013 to February 23, 2014. “The exhibition presents young Brazilian artists who in their work refer to the classics of contemporary art from their country, primarily […]

“Beyond the Supersquare,” 2014-15

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<b>“Beyond the Supersquare,” 2014-15</b>

Curator: Holly Block (lives and works in New York City, USA); María Inés Rodríguez (born 1968 in Colombia; lives and works in Bordeaux, France). Description: “‘Beyond the Supersquare’ explores the indelible influence of Latin American and Caribbean modernist architecture on contemporary art. The exhibition features over 30 artists and more than 60 artworks, including photography, video, […]

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