Public days: 3 - 5 November 2023

Curatorial advisors

Jacopo Crivelli Visconti (independent curator, Sao Paulo) and Krist Gruijthuijsen (director of the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin) will be the Curatorial Advisors for this iteration of the fair. Together with the Selection Committee and the team of curators, they will contribute to formulate and convey a proposal for 2023 that will underscore the experimental character of Artissima, bringing out the fair’s distinctive focus on discovery and rediscovery of the most interesting realities of contemporary art on the international scene.

JACOPO CRIVELLI VISCONTI

Jacopo Crivelli Visconti is an art critic and curator, born in Naples, Italy and based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. His book Novas Derivas (New Drifts) was published in Portuguese by WMF Martins Fontes and in Spanish by Ediciones Metales Pesados. He curated many exhibitions and institutional projects, including: Com o coração saindo pela boca, Brazilian Pavilion at the 59ª Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2022); Faz escuro mas eu canto, 34ª Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil (2020-2021); Untimely, Again, Cyprus Pavilion at the 58ª Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2019); Brasile – Il coltello nella carne, PAC – Padiglione d’arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy (2018); Matriz do tempo real, Museu de Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, Brazil (2018); Memórias del subdesarrollo, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA (2017); Hector Zamora – Dinâmica não linear, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil (2016); Sean Scully, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil (2015); 12 Bienal de Cuenca, Equador (2014).

KRIST GRUIJTHUIJSEN

Curator and art critic Krist Gruijthuijsen has been the director of KW Institute for Contemporary Art since 2016. He has curated exhibitions by Hanne Lippard, Ian Wilson, Adam Pendleton, Ronald Jones, Hiwa K, Willem de Rooij, Beatriz González, David Wojnarowicz, Hreinn Friðfinnsson, Hassan Sharif, and Leonilson among others, and has edited numerous publications. Gruijthuijsen was artistic director of the Grazer Kunstverein (2012-2016) and course director of the MA Fine Arts Department at the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (2011-2016). He is one of the co-founding directors of the Kunstverein in Amsterdam and has organized many exhibitions and projects over the past decade, including Manifesta 7 (Trentino-South Tyrol), Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center (Istanbul), Artists Space (New York), Museum of Contemporary Art (Belgrade), Swiss Institute (New York), Galeria Vermelho (São Paulo), Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Project Arts Centre (Dublin), Utah Museum of Contemporary Art (Salt Lake City), to name a few.
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