Seminar participants. PHOTO: Disclosure

Organized by ARTE!Brasileiros and by Itaú Cultural, the seminar “Cultural Management: Contemporary Challenges” will take place next Monday, the 21st, from 18:30 pm to 21 pm at Itaú Cultural, in São Paulo. With the presence of managers, specialists and artists, the event will be divided into two tables and intends to shed light on essential topics in current times (click here to sign up for free).

Cultural management is now the subject of important specialization courses at the main national universities and has resulted in research, articles and books in Brazil and worldwide. Academic, legal, economic and political issues are discussed in a context of accelerating sociocultural changes, where migratory, gender, racial discrimination, among others, appear daily on the agenda of cultural facilities. These and other issues have presented real challenges for those in charge of public and private institutions.

At the first table, Eduardo Saron, director of Itaú Cultural, Fabio Szwarcwald, CEO of EAV Parque Lage, and Jochen Volz, director general of Pinacoteca, talk about their work in the institutions they manage and about the challenges and possibilities they see in the context current. At the second panel, artists Gabriela Noujaim and Jonathas de Andrade and researchers specializing in cultural management Ana Carla Fonseca and Kátia Araújo de Marco Scorzelli talk about their personal experiences and topics such as public and private funding, alternative forms of survival and creative solutions, among others.

Below is a summary of the resumes of each of the participants:

Edward Saron He has been director of Itaú Cultural for 17 years. Board member of the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Board member of the São Paulo Museum of Art (Masp), Instituto CPFL, SP Companhia de Dança, the National Council for Cultural Policies of the Ministry of Culture, TV Cultura and the Jewish Museum of SP. Director of MAM (Museum of Modern Art since May 2019) and President of the Council of Culture of the State of SP (Government of SP- April 2019).

Fabio Schwarcwald is CEO of EAV Parque Lage, economist and art collector. He is a member of the board of the New Museum, in New York, of the Capacete Artist Residency and of the collection acquisition board of the Museum of Modern Art (MAM), both in Rio de Janeiro. A graduate of UERJ, Szwarcwald has an MBA in business management from Fundação Getúlio Vargas, an MBA in finance from IBMEC and studied negotiation in the Wharton Executive Program at the University of Pennsylvania. As an executive, he worked at Trader Renda Fixa, was commercial manager and superintendent of Banco Votorantim, was vice president of Private Banking at Credit Suisse Hedging Griffo. He was also vice-president of the Associação de Amigos da Escola de Artes Visuais (AMEAV) for five years, and was vice-president of the board of the social organization OCA Lage, which managed EAV and Casa Brasil-França from 2014 to 2016.

Jochen Volz He is the General Director of the Pinacoteca de São Paulo. He was curator of the Brazil Pavilion at the 53rd Biennale di Venezia in 2017 and curator of the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo in 2016. 2012) and curator of the Portikus, in Frankfurt, Germany (2015 to 2005). He was co-curator of the international exhibition of the 2012rd Venice Biennale (2001) and of the 2004st Aichi Triennial, in Nagoya, Japan (53) and guest curator of the 2009th Bienal de São Paulo (1), among other collaborations in exhibitions on an international scale. He holds a master's degree in art history, communication and pedagogy from the Humboldt University of Berlin (2010). He lives in São Paulo.

Katia Araújo by Marco Scorzelli is a PhD student in Museology at the Lusófona University of Humanities and Technology, Master in Art Science and graduated in Social Sciences, both from the Fluminense Federal University. She was Niterói's Undersecretary of Culture, as well as a professor at the Department of Arts at the Fluminense Federal University. She founded and presides over the Brazilian Association of Cultural Management – ​​ABGC and is the academic coordinator of the Graduate Program in Cultural and Social Studies – PECS, at Candido Mendes University, where she also co-coordinates the MBAs in Cultural Management, Cultural Production and Entertainment. and in Museum Management. She is the manager of the Dialogue Café Rio project, UN / UNAOC / UCAM and is also Director of the Antonio Parreiras Museum SMU / SECEC / RJ.

Gabriela Noujaim is an artist and is part of a tradition of exploring the limits and possibilities of printmaking, with names such as Fayga Ostrower, Anna Letycia, Anna Maria Maiolino, Anna Bella Geiger and Leya Mira Brander, to name a few. Graduated in Engraving at the Escola de Belas Artes da UFRJ in 2007, the artist has been structuring her poetics based on her interest in the technical image constructed from videos, photographs and, more initially, engraving, and the idea of ​​fixing an image in time. .

Ana Carla Fonseca is a Public Administrator (FGV) and Economist, Master cum laude in Business Administration, Doctor in Urbanism (USP – first Brazilian thesis on creative cities. She is director of Garimpo de Soluções, consultant and lecturer in 5 languages, 207 cities and 32 countries. pioneering books, in economics of culture, creative cities, culture and urban transformation, having been awarded the Jabuti Prize in Economics and a finalist in Urbanism. creative singularities in Brazil. She is an advisor for the UN and the IDB on creative economy and cities, adviser to Página 22, Virada Sustentável and the world award Wellbeing Cities Award. of the eight Brazilian personalities that impress the world.

Jonathan de Andrade is an artist, works with installations, videos, actions and photo-research. Graduated in Social Communication from the Federal University of Pernambuco in 2007, he participated in the 7th Bienal do Mercosul (2009) and the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo, among others. He participated in residencies in Jordan, Holland and England and held individual exhibitions at Itaú Cultural, Galeria Vermelho, at the New Museum, at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, MASP and the Joaquim Nabuco Foundation, among others.

Patricia Rousseau, educator, founder and editorial director of ARTE!Brasileiros will present and mediate the tables.

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