André Mesquita

Project Researcher, Talking to Action

Independent researcher based in São Paulo

André Mesquita is a researcher who focuses on the relationships between art, politics, and activism. He holds a PhD in Social History from the University of São Paulo. He is the author of the books Insurgências poéticas: arte ativista e ação coletiva(2011), Esperar não é saber: arte entre o silêncio e a evidência (2015), and co-author of Desinventario: esquirlas de Tucumán Arde en el archivo de Graciela Carnevale  (2015). As a member of the Red Conceptualismos del Sur (Southern Conceptualisms Network), he was one the curators of the exhibition Perder la forma humana: una imagen sísmica de los años ochenta en América Latina (Museo Reina Sofía, 2012). Also, he was the co-curator of the exhibition Politicization of friendship (Moderna Galerija/Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana, 2014).

http://andremesquita.redezero.org

Field reports:

Talking to Action at Hammer Museum’s ENGAGE MORE NOW

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