Created in 2011, this Bahian government agency promotes and supports popular and identity-based cultural events throughout the state, many of African, Gypsy and indigenous origin. One example is Bembé do Mercado, a street celebration held in the town of Santo Amaro da Purificação since the late 19th century, and which currently brings together more than 40 candomblé terreiros from the Recôncavo Baiano region. CCPI headquarters, located in Salvadors historic city center, also hosts exhibitions, such as an exhibit in honor of anthropologist Lélia Gonzalez (1935-1994), a forerunner of black feminism in Brazil.
Centro de Culturas Populares e Identitárias
The Center for Popular and Identity-based Cultures, located in the historic center of Salvador. Photo: Publicity
Historias de hilo
09 December - 28 February 2019
Feria de Arte Material CDMX
Mexico D.F, Mexico
07 February - 10 February 2019
Una memoria tosca | Res
Buenos Aires, Argentina
31 October - 08 February 2019
Que lejos estoy del suelo donde he nacido – Miradas Migrantes en la colección del MAVI
05 January - 10 February 2019
Long Beach, United States
08 December - 10 February 2019
8.8 Registro de una catástrofe
Corporación Cultural Las Condes
04 December - 03 February 2019
Claudia Andujar – A luta Yanomami
Instituto Moreira Salles
São Paulo, Brazil
15 December - 07 April 2019
Do Silêncio à Memória
Paço das Artes
São Paulo, Brazil
14 November - 20 January 2019
Raquel van Haver - Spirits of the Soil
25 November - 07 April 2019
10th Berlin Biennale
When discussing art and culture, capitalism and neoliberalism are often overlooked, argues C&’s deputy editor Will Furtado.
Beatriz González in Berlin - Retrospective 1965-2017
KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin examines the work of one of Colombia's most emblematic artists.
Exhibition at major art spaces reveals complex network of social relationships around art produced by Afro-descendants.
Latin-American and African art scenes
The Argentinian curator Gabriela Salgado talks about the South-to-South connections in the context of international art.
In Conversation With Teju Cole
Creating Through Words and Images
A conversation with writer and photographer Teju Cole, who combines image and text to transgress simplistic divisions between media.
Right-Wing Extremism in Brazil
Art Is Being Disparaged as a Parasite on the Public Purse
Jair Bolsonaro's election would pose a grave danger to Brazil's cultural sector.
Village Uhu, Afrorexistencia and lugar a dudas
A round-table conversation with three collectives from Colombia and Zimbabwe about the role of their artist-run platforms.
Review 20th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil
Spreading the South
Festival Sesc_Videobrasil broadens towards artists from the Middle East or Greece, and also widens its perception of an artistic concept.
In Conversation with Duane Linklater
Centering Indigenous Bodies, Thought and Practice
“Under the Mango Tree – Sites of Learning”, organized by documenta 14 and ifa, examinedthe notion and practice of education globally.