Since 2006, Guillermo Faivovich (b. 1977, Buenos Aires) and Nicolás Goldberg (b. 1978, Paris) have been engaged in an intensive and wide-ranging research project—A Guide to Campo del Cielo—that forms the basis of their practice. Campo del Cielo is located in northern Argentina and was the site of a meteor shower an estimated 4,000 years ago. Faivovich & Goldberg combine the roles of scientist, historian, anthropologist, and even beaurocrat, to realize projects that offer new ways of seeing and experiencing the terrestrial results of a long ago cosmic event, as well as thinking about its historical and cultural significance. Over more than a decade, the duo have produced a diverse body of work, laboriously mining the particularities of a singular event, Faivovich & Goldberg illuminate broadly resonant themes—the dynamics between an object and its documentation, the inherent complexities of institutional histories, and the complicated personal, cultural, and national relationships that develop with artifacts.
Selected projects include In search of Mesón de Fierro (Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna, 2018), Decomiso (ASU Art Museum, Arizona, 2018), Un meteorito para la Sociedad Científica del año 2105 (U-Turn, ArteBA, Buenos Aires, 2018), numero (11 Gwangju Biennal, Korea, 2016), The San Juan Mass of Campo del Cielo en la Colección Guerrico (Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Buenos Aires, 2014), the weight of uncertainty (documenta 13, Kassel, 2012), Los hoyos del Campo del Cielo y el meteorito (Fondazione Merz, Turin, 2011), Meteorit „El Taco” (Portikus, Frankfurt, 2010). They have also developed presentations for Universidad Di Tella, Buenos Aires (2018), Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna (2017), Museo Malba, Buenos Aires (2017), Dia Art Foundation, New York (2013), and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge (2011).
24.10.2019 Exhibition: Bardo — 5 años. Group Show. Until December 20 th
24.09.2019 Acople. Curated by Jimena Ferreiro. This show proposes to dramatize some ideas-strength that organize the local art narrative through a matching system, as random as inscribed in the personal canon of the artists involved.
20.09.2019 At London Open House 2019, London UK @openhouselondon. Curators: Melina Berkenwald & Alessio Antoniolli @gasworkslondon
12.09.2019 Istanbul, Turkey. Matías Duville presents a Solo Project in the Main Sector of the fair, which this year has the artistic direction of Anissa Touati.
31.08.2019 Fantasy, hallucinogenic states, humor and erotism serve to create imaginary worlds inspired by erotic art from the Moche culture of Northwest Peru. Miguel Ángel Ríos goes on a hallucinogenic trip through his own fantasies and with reference to the fragmentation of shapes and the self.
31.08.2019 Artists: Xil Buffone, Cristina Coll, Josefina Labourt, Maruki Nowacki. Editor: Martín Legón. Curators: Guadalupe Creche & Martín Legón
25.08.2019 MATIAS DUVILLE: DESERT MEANS OCEAN. Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA). August 25— December 1, 2019.
13.06.2019 Basel, Switzerland. Aguas Calientes by Gabriel Chaile. Statements presents exciting new solo projects by emerging artists, who are eligible to receive the prestigious Baloise Art Prize.
01.06.2019 Artist: Lido Iacopetti Editor: Martín Legón. Curators: Ángeles Azcua y Jimena Ferreiro. co-produced with Aldo de Sousa Gallery.
29.05.2019 Nicanor Aráoz in Una historia de la imaginación en la Argentina at the Museum of Modern Art in Buenos Aires. Curator: Javier Villa. Until 27.10