The Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil became established over the years as a diverse, multiple platform devoted to spreading, fostering and reflecting about art productions from the global South, an area comprising Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, the Middle East, Oceania and some countries in Europe and Asia.
The 19th Contemporary Art Festival Sesc_Videobrasil | Southern Panoramas held from October 6 to December 6, 2015 in São Paulo, aligns its curated sections and entire program with the South and its myriad issues concerning diasporas, hybrid identities, travel and migration flows, personal narratives, memories, isolation, the social fabric and insularity.
On the evening of October 10, 2015 the award jury, composed of Hoor Al-Qasimi (UAE), N’Goné Fall (Senegal), Priscila Arantes (Brazil), Till Fellrath (Switzerland) and Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy (Mexico), announced this edition’s eleven winning artists and three honorable mentions, chosen from the 53 artists shortlisted following a call for submissions.
Based on this, Kooshk Residency in a collaboration with Res Artis and Associação Cultural Videobrasil, with great pleasure granted a fully funded artist residency for a period of two months, to Aline X and Gustavo Jardim from Brazil as two of the award winners of this festival.
Read more about the festival and other winners here.