Nani Lamarque (Buenos Aires, 1985) takes as his reference the propaganda leaflets and symbols of the government policies of the last 10 years: the phenomenon that is known in Argentina as the Kirchnerist “decade gained” in which, among other things, there has been a growing militancy in young and middle class citizens. Lamarque distorts statements, takes into his own hands campaign posters and translates party anthems. He produces a collection which could only be likened to party paraphernalia by making use of forms that recall minimalist structures and pop silkscreen prints of the ’60s. In her installations, he resorts to the suffocating atmosphere of institutionality, he injects tension in the messages and seeks ambiguity when it comes to taking a stand. He also wonders about the space occupied by the artist and contemporary art in politics.
One of the most significant of her recent projects is Frente en Alto (La Ene, Nuevo Museo Energía de Arte Contemporáneo, 2013).
16.09.2017 Projectos LA is a cultural platform for modern and contemporary Latin American galleries to exhibit in Los Angeles, EEUU. BARRO presents works by Nicanor Aráoz, Matias Duville, Mondongo and Amalia Ulman. Through October 28th
10.09.2017 Mondongo is part in the group show How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney at MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House, L.A. USA. Mondongo, No soy tan joven como para saberlo todo, 2016. Through Januay 14th 2018.
10.09.2017 Mondongo is part in the group show How to Read El Pato Pascual: Disney’s Latin America and Latin America’s Disney at The Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State L.A.USA. Mondongo, El sueño de la razón I, 2008. Through Januay 14th 2018.
09.09.2017 Mondongo. There are three burrows to which the artists invite us to get lost among creepy puppets, dreamlike landscapes, broken dreams, species of cadavre exquis and timeless tunnels.Through October 14th
08.09.2017 La Rural, Buenos Aires, Argentina. In the 13th edition of the Buenos Aires Photography Fair, Nicola Costantino takes part in the Main Section.
01.09.2017 Artists of Grupo Litoral. Proyect by Marcelo Pombo at Museo Castagnino Macro. Rosario. Through November 12th
29.07.2017 Video Series at Forum in Martin Legón's Show Nuevos Pensamientos imbéciles.
22.07.2017 The body without organs (BwO) is something that can be constructed, fabricated according to an excercise of experimentation that consists in taking our body and opening it to a countless number of potential connections. It is possible to approach Martín Legón’s “Nuevos pensamientos imbéciles” with this deleuzian notion in mind. Because what is exhibited in Barro is the skeleton of a body (of art) without organs. An unique body, dismembered, presented in rigid strucutres and shapeless forms as if it were an art fair.
05.07.2017 HOME — So Different, So Appealing at LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART features U.S. Latino and Latin American artists who have used the deceptively simple idea of "home". Through October 15th. Mondongo, Políptico de Buenos Aires, 2014–2016 ( 431 x 341 x 10 cms)
25.05.2017 Like in most of her artworks, there's a narrative element in Amalia Ulman's latest installation. Here, the spectator -or user- becomes part of the piece by wandering through the dream-like environments that are the rooms which compose the labyrinthine structure of Intolerance.