28 de July de 2023

Contemporary and Latin America (C&AL) holds a reflective writing workshop at Inclusartiz Cultural Center

The activity, which will be held in collaboration with Instituto Inclusartiz and Salta Art Foundation, takes place on August 26 and 27, 2023.

In collaboration with Instituto Inclusartiz and Salta Art Foundation, Contemporary And Latin America (C&AL) offers a Reflective Writing Workshop aimed at young art critics. The activity will take place at Inclusartiz Cultural Center in Rio de Janeiro on August 26 and 27, 2023.

The workshop aims to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and experiences among participants, discuss the practice of art reporting and reflective writing, especially to attract a younger audience, provide the appropriate tools for writing reviews, comments, and essays within a specific context, guide the use of different media platforms in relation to specific topics, provide editing tips, expand the network of journalists in Brazil, put the participants in touch with an international network of art journalists collaborating with C&AL, with the possibility of future publication, and support young art critics in finding other publishing channels beyond C&AL.

Interested individuals should submit their CV and a motivation letter and/or their own text, one page maximum (1000 words), to the email info@contemporaryand.com until July 29. To participate, candidates must have initial journalistic and writing experience in the cultural field with a focus on visual arts. Senior writers with long-term experience will not be accepted.

Meet the workshop instructors:

Daniel Brazil is a native of Morro do Encontro. He is a writer, editor, and co-founder of Oriki Editora. He is the author of the novel “Tudo o que prometi ser” (Bando Editorial Favelofágico, 2022) and the poetry book “Roleta do genocídio ou signos da diáspora” (Oríkì, 2019). He is part of the anthologies “Favela em mim” (Oríkì, 2019), “Porremas: escreva muito bêbado, edite de ressaca” (Mórula, 2018), and “Grãos imastigáveis: contos favelofágicos” (Bando Editorial Favelofágico, 2015).

Will Fredo Furtado is a non-binary Guatemalan-Cape Verdean artist, writer, and associate editor of Contemporary And Latin America. In their practice, Will works with images, text, body, and objects to expand ideas of queer futurity and decolonial epistemologies. Will has exhibited with institutions such as Goethe-Institut Bogota, Videonale 19, Bundeskunsthalle, Eastside Projects, Kunsthalle Baden Baden, apexart, 6th Ural Industrial Biennale, Galerie im Körnerpark, Galleria Fonti, among others.

About C&AL:

Contemporary And Latin America is a dynamic and critical art magazine focusing on African and Indigenous perspectives that connect Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

Salta Art Foundation:

Salta Art Foundation is an independent non-profit artistic organization that seeks to promote the exchange of ideas between South America and Germany. Salta Art supports residencies, lectures, performances, exhibitions, and research to stimulate dialogue among artists, curators, cultural producers, and art enthusiasts, aiming to provide opportunities for collaborations and mutual development.