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Weekly News, May 11 to May 17, 2015

Andreína Fuentes
The Asociación Venezolana de Artes Plásticas (AVAP) and the National Committee of the International Association of Art AIAP/UNESCO granted the Armando Reverón Award to cultural promoter Andreína Fuentes.
Cuban Art Awards
According to an announcement by The Farber Foundation, the first edition of the Cuban Art Awards it sponsors will be held during the Havana Biennial.

Paulo Tadeu Charelli: New Director of the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo
On April 6, only one day after announcing a 15 percent cut from the yearly budget received from the estate and the firing of 29 employees, the Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo announced the appointment of its new director.

First Performance Art Biennial in Argentina – BP.15
The first edition of the Performance Art Biennial, to be held in different art spaces in the Argentine cities of Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata, Neuquén, and San Juan, can be visited through June 7th.

Estudio Aberto
“Estudio Aberto" invites artists from around the world to participate in the new edition of its art residencies at the temporal exhibition hall of the Palacio de San Marcos.
Fifth Edition of the International Festival of Video Art
The call for participation in the Fifth edition of the International Festival of Video Art is directed to artists of any nationality who are over the age of 18.
Realities in Conflict
A video on occasion of the exhibition Realities in Conflict. The group show gathers works of Latin American artists from four private collections in Bogota, curated by Francine Birbragher and Óscar Roldán-Alzate. It aims to interrelate art and the social and historical issues, by proposing a reflection around the conflicts affecting society.

Curator Óscar Roldán-Alzate comments on the curatorial axis of the show, which will remain open to the public through May 30 at Museo de la Universidad de Antioquia (Medellín, Colombia.) Source: Hora 13 Noticias.

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ArtNexus 96
March - May 2015

Y.ES Collect Contemporary El Salvador
With Claire Breukel as Editor and Simón Vega Coeditor, the book brings together 28 interviews and 2 essays exploring contemporary Salvadorian art.
Price: US$45

1929: El Pabellón de Colombia en la Exposición Iberoamericana de Sevilla
This book contextualizes the participation of Colombia during the 1929 Fair of Sevilla, highlighting the architectural and sculpture contributions of acknowledged personalities such as Rómulo Rozo, Granados and Roberto Pizano.
Price: US$67