Optmismo Radical brings together twelve international artists to reflect upon two perhaps redundant or contradictory words. Is Radical Optimism the opposite of moderate optimism? Or the opposite of conservative pessimism? The challenge is to articulate a series of questions, to detect some trends and attitudes. Conceived as a project in motion, Optimismo Radical 2 will take place in São Paulo at Galeria Nara Roesler in 2011.
Participating artists: Paulo Bruscky, Waltercio Caldas, Jota Castro, Luis Camnitzer, Juan Manuel Echavarria, Dario Escobar, Patrick Hamilton, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Artur Lescher, Marco Maggi, Liliana Porter, Ana Tiscornia.
Image and text provided by Josée Bienvenue Gallery