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  ARTNEXUS WEEKLY NEWS. August 22, 2014

Weekly News, August 18 - 24, 2014
Nadia Granados and Mario Opazo
Winners of the 3rd Visual Arts Biennial Prize, 2014

Gathered last July 31st at the Gilberto Alzate Avendaño Foundation – FUGA headquarters, the jury for the 3rd Visual Arts Biennial Prize (Natalia Gutiérrez, curator, editor, and professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Carolina Ponce de León, curator, art critic, and cultural promoter; and Víctor Manuel Rodríguez, independent curator and consultant in cultural policy in Colombia and abroad) unanimously gave two acquisition prizes, each for $30,000,000, to Soporte, a sculptural intervention by Mario Opazo, and Con el diablo dentro, a video-installation and performance by Nadia Granados.
An art show with historical intent
On the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I, the Leila Mordoch Gallery organized an exhibition of works by French photographer André Chabot. The show pays tribute to the thousands of American, European, Asian, and African war dead buried in cemeteries in several countries under the slogan "Killed in Action" or "Fallen in the Field of Honor".
Caio Reisewitz
Brazilian photographer Caio Reisewitz´s first exhibition in the United States, curated by Christopher Phillips, will be open through September 7th at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York City.
Latent Element: 10 Photographers from Latin America
SESC Santana presents, through September 21st, the exhibition Latent Element: 10 Photographers from Latin America, curated by Emily Adams, a show of works by Brazilian, Mexican, and Venezuelan artists: Gustavo Lacerda (Brazil), Carolina Krieger (Brazil), Marlos Bakker (Brazil), Claudia Aréchiga (Mexico), Karina Muench (Mexico), Elena Pastor (Venezuela), Alejandro Cegarra (Venezuela), Rómulo Peña (Venezuela), Stefan Schmeling (Brazil), and Mariza Versiani (Brazil).
Artist Residencies 2014-2015
The call Artist Residencies 2014-2015 is open to artists and creators of legal age in need of a studio in which to create their work, develop a concrete artistic project or initiate a research and artistic experimentation process.
8th Luis Caballero Award
The Instituto Distrital de las Artes (IDARTES), through the Gerencia de Artes Plásticas y Visuales, announces the call to participate in the 8th edition of the Luis Caballero Award. Artists over the age of 35 are invited to submit site specific installation or artistic intervention projects conceived for a space suggested by the entity or for a space suggested by the artist.
Residences at Casa de Velázquez
Casa de Velázquez is receiving applications for two residences, one for research and one artistic creation. Open to doctoral candidates and creative artists from member countries of the Ibero-American Conference, as well as Spanish, Portuguese, or Andorran citizens residing in Latin America, the program is intended as an incentive to research and creative activities in a context of full academic and artistic freedom.
Bill Viola, "The Martyrs, (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)"
Tate is presenting, as part of its "TateShots", a behind–the–scenes program centered on Bill Viola´s "The Martyrs, (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)" installation.

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ArtNexus 93
Jun - Aug 2014

Luis Caballero. Homage
Dedicated to the work of the Colombian artist, contains a selection of texts taken from catalogues, books and other publications. With images that span the artist´s oeuvre and a chronology of his exhibitions.
Price: US$80

Julio Le Parc. Kinetic works
This catalog accompanied the exhibition presented at Casa Daros, Rio de Janeiro. The book starts with an interview to the artist where he explains some of his work´s themes and motivations as well as aspects of his personal life.
Price: US$45