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Felipe Steinberg is a multi-media artist currently based in New York. His work proposes considerations on constructed meanings of the local and the global through actions of de-contextualization and re-contextualization between social spaces and interpersonal encounters by the use of various types of media and systems of circulation – labor, goods, affects, populations and information. Steinberg work has been presented internationally in venues such as Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Museu de Arte Moderna Aloisio Magalhães, Socrates Sculpture Park, Anthology Film Archives, Grimm Museum, Texas Biennial, Visual Arts Center - University of Texas, 1After320 and SESC. He has been awarded with the Idea Fund - DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses, Idea Fund Grant funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Houston Arts Alliance Artists Individuals Grant Program, among others. Steinberg is the co-funder of ACCA, Art and Culture in Contexts of Authoritarianisms, a working group that focuses on studying, discussing, and articulating collective and/or individual responses to contexts of authoritarianism with special focus in Brazil. Steinberg holds an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2016), and a BA in Social Communication from Faculdade Cásper Líbero (2009). He also attended the University of São Paulo, Bachelor in Philosophy (2005-2010). Steinberg was a participant at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (2014) and was a fellow at the Core Program at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston (2018). He is currently a participant at the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York (2019).
Humboldt’s Parrot: David Ayala-Alfonso, Carlos Motta and Felipe Steinberg in conversationread more »
Never Spoken Again reflects on the birth of modern collections, the art institutions that sustain them and their contingent origin stories. Curated by Colombian curator David Ayala-Alfonso, an alumnus of ICI’s Curatorial Intensive, the exhibition is part of ICI’s new series of programs supporting emergent voices in the curatorial field.read more »