MATERIA PRIMA at La Estación Espacial, Santurce

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Materia Prima brings together recent work by Javier Bosques, Jorge González and Beatriz Santiago-Muñoz. Artworks on display explore the exuberant tropical flora and environment to reveal ideological layers underlying the local landscape. The native vegetation, natural fibers and sunlight, for example, are employed as raw material (materia prima) through artistic agency. Through video, sculpture and botanical material, the exhibition presents instances where natural phenomena is transformed into cultural content. The artworks inhabit the space that separates matter from material.

Curated by Guillermo Rodríguez

March 6-11 2016

 

La Estación Espacial

www.laestacionespacial.com

 
 
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'CONTRATOS' at ÁREA Lugar de Proyectos, Caguas

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Javier Bosques and Maggie Crowley come together in a two person show titled, Contracts. This exhibition explores the dualities of agreeing, negotiating and making decisions in the world.  Through natural, emotional, physical, and felt agreements, the work is about engagements that are both literal and imagined.  In one iteration, Crowley demonstrates a tangible human contract with the earth and questions how painting can eclipse the same euphoria induced by natural landscapes. The exhibition is an inquiry and a declaration. In it's contrarian dichotomy, how is expression contracted by another? How are contracts reciprocal and unknown? 

 

ÁREA Lugar de Proyectos

www.proyectosarea.com

 
 
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'FRESCOS : Ciudadanos de Ninguna Parte' at Universidad del Sagrado Corazón, Santurce

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Bosques will be presenting at 'FRESCOS : Ciudadanos de Ninguna Parte' at La Galería de Arte de la Universidad del Sagrado Corazón. The exhibition is curated by Celina Nogueras Cuevas editor of "FRESCOS : 50 Puerto Rican artists under 35" (2010). This exhibition, five years after the book is programed to salute the IV Poly/GraphicTriennial: San Juan, Latin America and the Caribbean, 2015.

The exhibition will be open until January 23, 2016.

 

Universidad del Sagrado Corazón

Ave. Ponce de León, Parada 26 ½. Santurce, Puerto Rico  

La Galería is located in the interior patio of the Barat Sur building.

www.sagrado.edu/galeria

 

FRRESCOS : the book

www.soyfrescos.com

 

 
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'DESIERTO' a Short Film

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Bosques completed post production on his most recent narrative film 'Desierto'. A story of survival, love and revenge established around the U.S./México border.

 
 
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'UN VERANO EN PUERTA DE TIERRA' at Old San Juan

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Group Show

Artists:  Javier Bosques, Myritza Castillo, irene De Andrés Vega, Gache Franco, Pablo Guardiola, Olga Casellas, Radames 'Juni' Figueroa,  Alexis Martínez, Sofía Gallisá Muriente, Jesús 'Bubu' Negrón,  Marcos Pechio, Guillermo Rodríguez, René Sandín and Melissa Raymond,  Manuel Scheiwiller.  

Curated by Marina Reyes Franco.

 

July 4, 2015

 

Puerta de Tierra, Old San Juan 

Calle San Agustín #258, Puerta de Tierra, San Juan PR

 

 
 
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'OCHO MESAS: ENTRE EL INSTANTE Y EL GESTO PICTÓRICO' at La Tallera, Cuernavaca

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Javier will present at PROYECTO SIQUEIROS: La Tallera as part of the show 'Ocho Mesas: Entre el Instante y el Gesto Pictórico' where various artists's work will re-contextualize readings on Roman Gigner's piece: 'Eight Tables'.      

Artists: Roman Signer, Javier Bosques, Chantal Peñalosa, Rometti Costales, Wilfredo Prieto, Adriana Salazar, Sofía Taboas and Tercerunquinto.

Curated by Direlia Lazo.

 

Opens July 4, 2015

PROYECTO SIQUEIROS: Sala de Arte
Público Siqueiros - La Tallera

Calle Venus 52, Jardines de Cuernavaca,
Cuernavaca, Morelos 62360, México 

www.saps-latallera.org

 
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'POSITIONING SYSTEMS' at Microscope Gallery, NY

Added on by Javier Bosques.

How do you jump a fence you cannot see? To make a map is to chart a new version of the world and to outline new boundaries. These 17 videos are elaborate rituals wrapped in digital containers to outline places where knowledge and confusion coalesce. Like flashes of light into nothing, each one is an expansion on what can and cannot be known and how we might locate ourselves within an accelerating universe.

Curated by Zach Nader

Featured artists: Leah Beeferman, Javier Bosques, Mark Collop, Thomas Dexter, Joe Hamilton, Tamara Johnson, Michelle Leftheris, Sara Luny,  Eric Shows,  Lisa McCarty,  Lukas Marxt, Nicholas O’Brien, Eva Papamargariti, Rick Silva, Tribble & Mancenido, Stephen Vitello & Andrew Deutsch

 

Microscope Gallery

1329 Willoughby Avenue, #2B
Brooklyn, NY 11237

www.microscopegallery.com

 

 

'SMALL DEATH' at Recinto Cerra, Santurce

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Solo Show at Recinto Cerra opens May 28 2015.

 

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Calle Cerra #619.5                                                                                                                                                                             San Juan, Puerto Rico 

 

 
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BOSQUES at Congreso de Artes Plásticas, San Juan

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Bosques' videos will be screened at the First Congress of Plastic Arts in celebration to the National Exhibition in Puerto Rico. The two day symposium is titled and will address: 'Migration, Geoplitics and Global Art: Puerto Rico as Context.' 

April 17 and 18, 2015

Museo de San Juan's Theater, San Juan PR

 
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'BEYOND THE MEXIQUE BAY' at NADA Miami Beach

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Bosques is showing with Proyectos Ultravioleta at NADA: Miami Beach, booth # 1.05.

The proposal 'Beyond the Mexique Bay' includes Artwork from the following artists is on display: Javier Bosques, Radamés 'Juni' Figueroa, Federico Herrero, Akira Ikezoe, Jesús 'Bubu' Negrón, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa and Elisabeth Wild

December 4 -7 2014

 

Proyectos Ultravioleta

www.uvuvuv.com 

New Art Dealers Alliance             

www.newartdealers.org

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'DESTEJIENDO EL ARCO IRIS' at Anvalancha, Buenos Aires

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Sunspots, the dark side of the Moon, the light spectrum, the blue of the sea; The exhibition 'Destejiendo el Arco Iris' deals with these and other phenomenons with a series of artworks and experiments, from objects and paintings to video installations and texts. Interwinding  science and poetry, the show evidences the particular fascination for the unknown, that has stimulated both the artistic sensibility and the scientific genius through out the course of history. 

At Avalancha gallery the show will present newly commissioned artwork next to previously presented pieces, 'scientific' instruments and archival material.     


Artists: Fernando Barreto, Javier Bosques, Andres Pereira Paz and Guillermo Rodríguez

Curated by Guillermo Rodríguez


Avalancha

Av. Santa Fé, 2729 local 15, 1425 Buenos Aires, Argentina

www.avalancha.me

 



'CARIBBEAN: CROSSROADS OF THE WORLD' at PAMM, Miami

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Caribbean: Crossroads of the World explores the diverse cultural history of the Caribbean and its diaspora, highlighting over two centuries of rarely seen works dating from after the Haitian Revolution to the present. The exhibition is the culmination of nearly a decade of collaborative research and scholarship organized by El Museo del Barrio in conjunction with the Queens Museum and the Studio Museum in Harlem. The Miami presentation, curated for PAMM by guest curator Elvis Fuentes, is a honed reiteration of this critically-acclaimed survey and offers a vital reflection of Miami's Caribbean community. The exhibition is the centerpiece of a season at PAMM dedicated to Caribbean art.

Pérez Art Museum Miami

www.pamm.org

 

April 18 - August 17, 2014  

 

'365 DIAS EN EL BOSQUE TROPICAL' at Material Art Fair, México DF

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Proyectos Ultravioleta presents 

365 Días en el Bosque Tropical

with the participation of:

Stefan Benchoam, Javier Bosques, Radames Juni Figueroa, Federico Herrero, Akira Ikezoe, Melvin Laz, Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa, Chemi Rosado-Seijo and Elisabeth Wild

Proyectos Ultravioleta

www.uvuvuv.com

Material Art Fair

Hilton México City Reforma, Centro Histórico Mexico D.F.

www.material-fair.com

 

February 6-9, 2014 

 
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'VIDEROVER Season 7' at NURTUREart, Brooklyn

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Javier will be part of NURTUREart's Videorover Season 7. Curated by Nicholas O'Brien featuring works by artists: Alison Ballard, Rachelle Beaudoin, Bianca Boragi, Jonathan Johnson, Tamara Johnson, Zohar Kfir, Joy McKinney, Mores McWreath + Cathy Park Hong, David Politzer, Michael Szpakowski, Sam Winks, and Magdalen Wong.

The seventh season of Videorover will premier on December 15 at:

UnionDocs Center for Documentary Arts

322 Union Ave., Brooklyn NY 11211

www.uniondocs.org

 

NURTUREart Non-Profit Inc.

56 Bogart Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

www.nurtureart.org

 

December 15, 2013 - June 6, 2014 

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'PROYECTOS ULTRAVIOLETA PRESENTA:' at MADC, Costa Rica

Added on by Javier Bosques.

Un espacio para encontrarse con el arte, pasar un rato entre naturaleza y cultura, ver, escuchar, sentir y pensar.

 'A space to encounter art, spend some time among nature and culture, watch, listen, feel and think.'  

Curated by Proyectos Ultravioleta and Emiliano Valdés

Artist: Bhakti Baxter, Stefan Benchoam, Buró de Intervenciones Públicas, Javier Bosques, Donna Conlon, Isaac Contreras, Petra Cortright, Lia Chaia, Manuel de la Cruz González, Radamés “Juni” Figueroa, Adrián Flores y José Pablo Ureña, Hulda Guzmán, Federico Herrero, Jessica Kairé, Akira Ikezoe, Melvin Laz, Suwon Lee, Pablo León de la Barra, Michael Linares, Lucía Madríz, Rachelle Mozman, Felipe Mujica, Nacho, Sofía Novella, Francesco Piranesi, Chemi Rosado-Seijo, Emilio Span, Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa, Cinthya Soto, Diana de Solares, Daniel Steegmann Mangrané, Elizabeth Wild 

 

Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo

Centro Nacional de la Cultura, Antigua Fábrica Nacional de Licores. Avenida 3, calle 15. San José, Costa Rica.

www.madc.cr

 

July 17 - August 31, 2013

 

'IRIS' at Suelta, online

Added on by Javier Bosques.

The video 'Iris' (2012) is paired with 'Testimonio de Una Lágrimá Chic' a text by Andrea Salgado (Colombia) in the latest edition of Suleta.  

Art editor: Stefan Benchoam

Literature editor: Rodrigo Fuentes

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