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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. September 20, 2013

Weekly News, September 16 to 22, 2013
Laboratorio Cultural Sala Mendoza Award to Marisela Chivico
The results of the Laboratorio Cultural Sala Mendoza Award competition for young curators were recently announced. Directed by young professionals under the age of 35, the competition required participants to send their exhibition projects with the following information: theme, artists, selection of works, envisioned museographic design, plans, exhibition room texts, etc.
The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Awards Grants & Commissions 2013
The Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO) is proud to announce Deferred Archive as this year’s Grants & Commissions Program exhibition. As it is customary, the winners are part of the annual exhibition dedicated to the program at the CIFO Art Space.
Liliana Porter
The Man with the Ax and Other Brief Situations is the title of the exhibition by New York-Based Argentinean artist Liliana Porter that opens at the Museo de Arte Latinoamericano in Buenos Aires (MALBA) on September 13 of this year.
Latin American Photography in China
With a population of more than 10 million people, Wuhan is the main center of the political, economic, cultural and educational events in the central region of China. The Hubei Provincial Museum was established in 1953 and has become one of the best known cultural institutions in the country.
Digital publication
Best of Both Worlds
Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, poses a fundamental question to museums: "How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?" His new e-book, Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries and Archives in a Digital Age, presents the ways in which the Smithsonian is tackling this issue.
MAVI Young Art Award
For eight years in a row the Museo de Artes Visuales (MAVI) and Minera Escondida—operated by BHP Billiton—have joined efforts to present a new version of the MAVI-Minera Escondida Young Art Award, a competition for young Chilean talents in the area of the visual arts.
Request the return of Aragonese Frescoes
The Romanesque frescoes from the beginning of the Eighth Century that were recovered from the monastery of Santa María la Real de Sijena, after enduring several attacks perpetrated during the Spanish Civil War, are currently in the collection of the Museo Nacional de Arte de Cataluña in Barcelona.
Interview with Rosemberg Sandoval
As part of the Daros Collection's exhibition Cantos Cuentos Colombianos, at Casa Daros in Rio de Janeiro, Colombian artist Rosemberg Sandoval talks in this interview about his performance Rose-Rose, and surveys the landscape of performance art in Colombia.
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ArtNexus 90
Sep - Nov 2013

La sinfonía desnuda, François Dolmetsch
This book gathers the digital-pictorial interventions of the artist on his photographic works. He focuses on the human figure in motion to create color and shape sequences that move from figuration to abstraction.
Price: US$216

Fortunate Objects. Objetos afortunados. Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection
The catalogue accompanies the exhibition with the same title and shows the commitment of the Fontanals-Cisneros Collection to acquire contemporary art and show it to the public, as part of a curatorial project that allows for the comprehension of diverse productions and interventions by 41 artists.
Price: US$50