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Conversation with Ivo Mesquita
Tuesday, October 26, 2004
Ivo Mesquita, curator from S? Paulo, Brazil, will present Pinacoteca do Estado, which he curated in 1991, and the Projeto Oct?ono, an artist residency program for comissioning new work by Brazilians and visiting artists (2003?).?Ivo has been on the faculty at the Center for Curatorial Studies since 1996.
He was researcher and the assistant curator?(1980?8) and director (1999?000) of the S? Paulo Bienal Foundation, and director of the Museu de Arte Moderna, S? Paulo (2001?2). He curated Jorge Guinle at the 20th S? Paulo Bienal (1989), and Desire in the Academy, 1847?916 Pinacoteca do Estad, S? Paulo (1991). He was co-curater of Roteiros . . .? at the 24th S? Paulo Bienal (1998) as well as at inSITE97 and inSITE2000, San Diego and Tijuana, and F[r]icciones, Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid (2000).
Publications include Leonilson: use e lindo, eu garanto (1997), Daniel Senise: ela que n? est? (1998), F(r)icciones (with Adriano Pedrosa, 2001), and catalogue essays.
This “Conversation?is free and open to the public.
The “Conversations?series, sponsored by the Center for Curatorial Studies, includes lectures and more informal
discussions by visiting artists, curators, critics, and scholars who are invited to speak about recent work, current exhibitions, and important issues in the contemporary visual arts.
Time: 4:30 pm
Location: Center for Curatorial Studies, Auditorium