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CIFO & Ars Electronica
A Parallel (R​)evolution — Digital Art in Latin America

  • Dora Ytzell Bartilotti, Have You Seen Her
  • Thessia Machado, int.: time slip, a song for structural comfort, undated
  • Ana Elena Tejera, The Walls Know
  • BioMultispecies, Cenizas Parana, undated
  • Amor Muñoz, Chimera, Expanded Bodies

Out of more than 160 nominated artists, six were awarded the first CIFO-Ars Electronica Awards in April 2022:

Dora Ytzell Bartilotti (MEX)
Electrobiota Collective: Gabriela Munguía (MEX) and Guadalupe Chávez (ARG)
Thessia Machado (BRA/USA)
Amor Muñoz (MEX)
Ana Elena Tejera (PAN)

They received up to 30,000 dollars for the development and realisation of their submitted concepts.

The finished works will be presented in this exhibition at Lentos, after the show they will become part of the permanent collection of Latin American art of the renowned Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation (CIFO). Since 2002, this foundation based in Miami, Florida, USA, has set itself the task of supporting and promoting cultural understanding and educational dialogue between Latin American artists and the global public.

The exhibition at Lentos takes place within the framework of the Ars Electronica Festival 2022.

Date Title Time
Thu 23.03Artist Talk with Anita Witek

Together with Lentos Director Hemma Schmutz, Anita Witek will guide you through her exhibition.

6:00 pm–7:00 pm
Fri 24.03Workshop for Adults: Expressive Painting on Jean Egger

Figurative and landscape-expressive painting are tried out together in relation to Jean Egger. With artist Klaus Scheuringer.

3:00 pm–5:00 pm
Thu 30.03Workshop for Adults: Nude Drawing Jean Egger“

Ein Aktmodell nimmt Posen in Referenz zu Bildern von Jean Egger ein. Der Künstler und Kunstvermittler Klaus Scheuringer unterstützt Anfänger*innen und Fortgeschrittene beim Zeichnen. Falls möglich, bitte Zeichenblock und weiche Graphitstifte mitbringen. Kosten pro Termin (einzeln buchbar): € 6, Anmeldung erforderlich unter +43 732 7070 3614 oder kunstvermittlung@​lentos.​at

6:00 pm–8:00 pm
Sat 01.04Lentos Ate­lier

Kinder und Jugendliche zwischen 6 und 12 Jahren haben im Lentos Atelier die Möglichkeit, Kunstwerke zu entdecken, kreativ zu arbeiten und verschiedene Techniken auszuprobieren. 

10:00 am–12:00 pm
Sat 01.04Atelier für Alle

Das Atelier für Alle zwischen 0 und 99. Familien, alte Kinder, junge Erwachsene, kindische Großeltern und weise Freund*innen sind eingeladen quer durch die Generationen gemeinsam künstlerisch-kreativ aktiv zu werden

2:00 pm–4:00 pm
Sat 01.04Express Tour: Jean Egger“

This tour offers an insight into the Lentos. It looks at the museum‘s history and collection of art and includes highlights of the present special exhibition. Language: English, Ticket: 3€ plus admission, duration: 45 minutes

4:00 pm–4:45 pm
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