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Abdias Nascimento and the Black Art Museum

(2021-2024)Jointly curated with IPEAFRO (MAN) In November 2020, Inhotim approached Instituto de Pesquisas e Estudos Afro-Brasileiros-IPEAFRO (Institute for Afro-Brazilian Research and Studies) with the proposal to create an exhibition program based on the work of Nascimento and IPEAFRO’s collection. In a shared curatorial action, an unprecedented model in the history of Inhotim, the two institutions … Continued


These small insects, such as the moça-branca (Frieseomelitta varia), visit more than 90% of all agricultural crops and pollinate 10% of the world’s GDP. Foto: Bruno Figueiredo/Área de Serviç Stingless bees are the main pollinators of native flora. There are many striking examples of co-evolution between these insects and plants. Despite having such an important … Continued

Abdias Nascimento

Abdias Nascimento was a poet, writer, playwright, curator, visual artist, university professor, pan-Africanist and politician. Officially nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, he had a long trajectory in activism and in the fight for the appreciation of black people and Afro-Brazilian culture, through art and education. With this banner he launched pioneering projects … Continued

Displacements (2021)

Deslocamentos [Displacements] is a group show that reflects on the theme of “displacing,” whether from physical or imagined places, from sensory or ideological perspectives. The exhibition features works by Cerith Wyn Evans, Gordon Matta-Clark, Jorge Macchi, Laura Lima, Matheus Rocha Pitta, On Kawara, Raquel Garbelotti, Rivane Neuenschwander, Rodrigo Matheus, Rubens Mano and Sara Ramo. Permeating … Continued

First Act – Abdias Nascimento, Tunga and the Black Art Museum, 2021

Em uma curadoria conjunta com o Jointly curated with IPEAFRO (Institute for Afro-Brazilian Research and Studies), the Inhotim Institute hosts a museum within the museum, with the exhibition Abdias Nascimento and the Black Art Museum. An exhibition in four acts, which occupy, every six months, the Mata Gallery, Inhotim’s first gallery. In Primeiro Ato: Abdias … Continued

O espaço físico pode ser um lugar abstrato, complexo e em construção

The production of Rommulo Vieira Conceição starts with the overlapping of elements present in public and private spaces. In his works, objects and the architecture are reorganized, thus fusing different environments in order to cause symbolic and functional displacements. This specific work was created based on field research conducted by the artist himself in some … Continued

Lucia Koch

Lucia Koch holds a bachelor’s degree and teaching license in Arts from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, and obtained her PhD in Visual Poetics from Universidade de São Paulo in 2004. Her production distinguishes itself by the plurality of supports, presenting a wide range of languages, mostly oriented to shifts of perception in … Continued

Aleksandra Mir

Aleksandra Mir started her studies at the University of Gothenburg (Sweden, 1986-87), obtained a bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts from the New York School of Visual Arts (1992), and studied cultural anthropology at the New School for Social Research (USA, 1994-1996). Cooperative work with other artists makes for a significant part of her projects, bringing … Continued

Rommulo Vieira Conceição

Rommulo Vieira Conceição first graduated in Geology and later obtained a master’s degree in Visual Poetics from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, between 2005 and 2007. His production is composed of sculptures, photographs, and installations, in order to work around the superposition of elements coming from the public and private space, thus arousing … Continued


Over her life, Aleksandra Mir went through four different migrations, becoming used to transgressing borders. Such a stateless experience gave rise to a recurring questioning in her production around the sociopolitical forces shaping national and local identities. The Mediterranean series (2007) stems from her experience in the Mediterranean island of Sicily, Italy. Here, the territorial … Continued



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