Cecilia Brunson Projects, 2G Royal Oak Yard Bermondsey Street, London

Picture of Contagio

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Fri 17th Jan 2020 to
Fri 6th Mar 2020

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Where:Cecilia Brunson Projects, 2G Royal Oak Yard Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3GD
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Times:Tuesday to Friday, 12noon – 18.00 Weekends/out of hours - by appointment

About the event

Cecilia Brunson Projects (CBP) is delighted to start 2020 with a Latin American group exhibition, Contagio, in our Bermondsey gallery.

Artist Jaime Gili curates this exhibition that brings together nine Latin American artists who live in the United Kingdom. Contagio consists of newly commissioned or recent artworks by: Cecilia Bonilla, Alexandre Canonico, Martín Cordiano, Patricia Domínguez, Jaime Gili, Lucía Pizzani, Manuela Ribadeneira, Lizi Sánchez and Chino Soria. Accompanying the works, there will be a library displaying publications selected by each artist.

Contagio gives each artist the opportunity to communicate a personal, poetic or political message that speaks to past and present Latin American and European artistic traditions and cultural circumstances. In doing so, the exhibition is an experiment to test the depth of the artists’ shared perspective at the confluence between Latin America and Europe. With nearly every country in the Southern Cone represented, Contagio aims to openly highlight the importance of cultural exchange and illustrate how the flow of artistic and cultural traditions have a ‘contagious’ element to them.

Alongside the exhibition, a catalogue will be published with a text by Kiki Mazzucchelli.

Book Launch and Conversation:
February 5, 2020: 6 - 8 pm
Conversation will start at 7pm

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