Join us for an evening of informal conversation with Spudnik Press Resident Artist, João Oliveira, and writer/curator, Jessica Cochran, as they discuss Oliveira’s residency project and his participation in the international artist exchange program Close to There Perto de Lá.
This event is free and open to the public.
About the speakers:
Oliveira is a visual artist with a BA in Visual Arts from the Universidade Federal da Bahia (2011), and a Master’s in Creative Process in Visual Arts from the same university (2017). He is trained in lithography and metal engraving through the Workshops at the Museum of Modern Art of Bahia (MAM-BA).
Learn more: https://www.spudnikpress.org/people/joao-oliveira/
Cochran is an independent curator, a Lecturer in the Department of Arts Administration and Policy at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Director of Finance and Operations at the Renaissance Society, an independent 501(c)3 contemporary art museum located on the University of Chicago campus. Cochran was named as a “curator to watch” by Chicago Magazine in 2013, and has curated exhibitions for numerous venues and groups, including the Contemporary Arts Council, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and Center for Book Arts in New York.
Learn more: http://jessicacochranprojects.org/
Image: Detail of Coma meu coração sem pena, enquanto é tempo, João Oliviera, 2012