The 38th edition of EVA International will open to the public on 14 April and run until 8 July 2018. Artists’ projects will be selected through an international open and invited call for proposalsthat will be launched in September 2016.
The 2018 edition follows the success of the 37th edition of EVA International in 2016. Still (the) Barbarians was curated by Koyo Kouoh –
Still (the) Barbarians featured works by 57 artists (9 from Ireland and 48 from the rest of the world) including 22 new commissions and presentations, and attracted over 100,000 local and international visitors to see 297 artworks at seven locations across the city – Limerick City Gallery of Art, Cleeve’s Condensed Milk Factory, The Sailor’s Home, The Hunt Museum, King John’s Castle, The Milk Market, Mother Macs – over 30,000 square metres in total.
About Inti Guerrero
Inti Guerrero (b. 1983, Bogotá, Colombia) is currently the Estrellita B. Brodsky Adjunct Curator of Latin American Art at Tate in London. From 2011–2014 he was the Associate Artistic Director and Curator at TEOR/éTica, an independent not-for-profit art space founded in 1999 in San José, Costa Rica by Virginia Pérez-Ratton, Curator of EVA 2003. Guerrero has curated exhibitions at Tate Modern (London), Para Site (Hong Kong), the Museum of Modern Art of São Paulo-MAMSP (São Paulo), MARCO (Vigo), FRAC-Lorraine (Metz), Minsheng Musuem (Shanghai), Kadist (San Francisco), Carrillo Gil Art Museum (Mexico City), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Torino), Museum of Art of Rio-MAR (Rio de Janeiro), CA2M (Madrid), amongst other institutions in Latin America, Europe and Asia. His texts have been published in Afterall (London), Art Asia Pacific (Hong Kong), Ramona (Buenos Aires), Manifesta Journal (Amsterdam), The Exhibitionist (Berlin), and ArtNexus (Bogotá). He is currently Curator of Neptune, a year-long curatorial project in Hong Kong, and Co-Curator of Aún:Yet, Still—the 44th Salón Nacional de Artistas (Pereira, Colombia). He lives and works primarily from Hong Kong.
About EVA International
EVA International is Ireland’s biennial of contemporary art. Every two years EVA International works with guest curators to create a 12-week programme of exhibitions and events that engages with the people and city of Limerick. Since being founded in 1977 EVA International has worked with 41 curators and 2,098 artists from around the world, bringing innovative exhibitions to audiences in the west of Ireland. EVA International has previously been curated by: Koyo Kouoh (2016), Bassam El Baroni (2014), Annie Fletcher (2012), Elizabeth Hatz (2010), Angelika Nollert & Yilmaz Dziewior (2009), Hou Hanru (2008), Klaus Ottmann (2007), Katerina Gregos (2006), Dan Cameron (2005), Zdenka Badovinac (2004), Virginia Pérez-Ratton (2003), Apinan Poshyananda (2002), Salah M. Hassan (2001), Rosa Martínez (2000), Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn (1999), Paul M. O’Reilly (1998), Guy Tortosa (1996), María de Corral (1995), Jan Hoet (1994), Gloria Moure (1993), Lars Nittve (1992), Germano Celant (1991), Saskia Bos (1990), Florent Bex and Alexander Roshin (1988), Ida Panicelli (1987), Nabuo Nakamura (1986), Rudi Fuchs (1985), Peter Fuller (1984), Liesbeth Brandt Corstius (1982), Pierre Restany (1981), Brian O’Doherty (1980), Sandy Nairne (1979), Adrian Hall, Charles Harper, Theo Mcnab, Cóilín Murray (1978), Barrie Cooke, John Kelly, and Brian King (1977).
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Limerick City Gallery of Art,
Limerick City V94 E67F, Ireland