The Museum of Oriental Art reopened, Annie Ernaux receives the Nobel, tickets for artists and distinction for an archive of female painters

Definitive headquarters for the Museum of Oriental Art

With a new curatorial script, this week the National Museum of Oriental Art on the second floor of the Borges Cultural Center (Viamonte 525). The museum, which operated in the Errázuriz Palace, found its permanent headquarters and opened to the public with middle allan exhibition with almost 200 works in a space of 1000 m2 What is proposed refute preconceived discourses about this culture through the jewels of the collection: vases, chests, ukiyo e prints, deities, katanas, carvings and ancient costumes.

Founded in 1965 and after being closed to the public for 18 years, the Museum reopened in September 2019 on the first floor of the Errazuriz Palace Alvear, where it immediately closed again due to the pandemic. Its heritage reaches 4,000 original pieces from China, Japan, Korea, India, Egypt, Turkey, Armenia, the ancient Persian Empire, Tibet, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand and other countries.

There are paintings, sculptures, engravings, everyday objects, cult objects, clothing, musical instruments, toys, photographs and furniture from different oriental cultures.

A second temporary exhibition was also inaugurated at the new headquarters, Trace flashes of an Orientwhich brings together works by alli chen Y Johanna Wilhelmcurated by Viviana Usubiaga.

“The move to a new, larger and more suitable venue for the correct exhibition of the heritage and for the development of public programs is a fact of profound relevance, after many years in this search”, declared its director, dew boffo.



French writer Annie Ernaux, Nobel Prize in Literature 2022 laureate, looks on after a lecture at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm on December 7, 2022, ahead of the Nobel Prize award ceremony on December 10. (Photo by Fredrik PERSSON / TT News Agency / AFP) / Sweden OUT

Annie Ernaux: “Men must change”

“If men don’t become aware of their bodies, the way they live, the way they behave and what motivates them, there will be no real liberation for women.” The statement was annie ernauxwinner of Nobel Prize in Literature 2022at the press conference prior to the award ceremony, on Saturday, December 10.

The 82-year-old French author added that women “have accepted for too long situations that I find absolutely unacceptable and intolerable.”

Ernaux won the award for works that mix fiction with autobiography and recount her experiences as a working-class woman living in France since the 1940s.

“I am the first woman in France to win the Nobel Prize for Literature,” she said. “There is a kind of mistrust against a woman who wins the Nobel, but also against a woman who writes. Somehow that has been against me within a certain conservative intelligentsia, ”added Ernaux, convinced that readers have supported her by buying her books.

Call: tickets to export culture

The Department of Cultural Affairs of the Argentine Foreign Ministry announced the program Argentine culture to the worlda call that seeks to support artists through air tickets so that they can specify instances of training, promotion and circulation of their works in any foreign destination.

They can apply both Argentine and nationalized, over 18 years that develop their work in Performing, Visual, Audiovisual Arts, Literature, Music and Cultural Management.

The application to the program is one hundred percent online, with the goal of achieving diverse and federal representation. There is a deadline for applications Until January 5.

Platform Stories between canvases.


Platform Stories between canvases.

They distinguish a file of female painters

The Chamber of Deputies of the Nation declared the digital platform of interest Stories Between Canvases, dedicated to spreading the life and work of women artists from Argentina. It was through a presentation of Camila Crescimbeninational deputy of the PRO, together with a group of co-authors of the project that was approved in August 2022.

Historias Entre Lienzos was founded in March 2019 by Dove Etenberg Y Guadalupe Lobeto and in three years it surveyed more than 500 artists belonging to twenty collections from all over the country.

The digital archive, of free and open access, had presentations at Columbia University in New York, and the Tate Exchange conference cycle, in London.

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The Museum of Oriental Art reopened, Annie Ernaux receives the Nobel, tickets for artists and distinction for an archive of female painters