From grotesque to sensitive: interview with artist Patricia Piccinini

Autores

  • Yasmin Pol da Rosa Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4815-4020
  • Patricia Piccinini Victorian College of the Arts - The University of Melbourne

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.22456/2179-8001.117863

Palavras-chave:

Patricia Piccinini, Grotesque, Contemporary art, Sculpture

Resumo

Held on November 11, 2020, this interview emerged as part of a Master degree's research process whose focus was to scrutinize the poetics of the Australian artist Patricia Piccinini, relating it to the aesthetics of the grotesque. Known for exhibitions that create an ecosystem of unknown creatures, the artist reflects along the interview on how her creations are capable of generating conflicting reactions in the public. Along the questions, Patricia Piccinini talks about some specific works, her creation process and the production and exhibition of her works, adding relevant information for the understanding of her poetics.

Resumo

Realizada no dia 11 de novembro de 2020, a presente entrevista sur-giu como parte do processo de pesquisa de mestrado cujo foco era escruti-nar a poética da artista australiana Patricia Piccinini, relacionando-a à es-tética do grotesco. Conhecida por exposições que criam um ecossistema de criaturas desconhecidas, a artista reflete, durante a entrevista, sobre o modo como suas criações são capazes de gerar reações conflitantes no público. Atra-vés de questionamentos lançados, Patricia Piccinini discorre sobre algumas obras pontuais, seu processo de criação e a produção e exibição de suas obras, agregando informações significativas para a compreensão de sua poética.

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Biografia do Autor

Yasmin Pol da Rosa, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

Master's Degree in Visual Arts, with an emphasis on History, Theory and Art Criticism, by the Post-Graduate Program in Visual Arts at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Porto Alegre, Brazil) and undergraduate degree in Visual Arts at the same institution. Currently, she studies the aesthetics of the grotesque and its reverberations in works from the most diverse eras. Within the research line of History and Theory of Artistic Processes, she developed a work focusing on the poetics of the contemporary artist Patricia Piccinini (1965), approaching her to the multiplicities of the grotesque.

Patricia Piccinini, Victorian College of the Arts - The University of Melbourne

Australian multimedia artist known for her sculpture works that promote dialogues between art, science and fantasy. She had graduated in Arts, with an emphasis on painting, at the University of Melbourne. Although her oldest productions date back to the nineties, her artistic career began to gain more visibility in 2003, when she participated in the 50th Venice Biennale, exhibiting her hybrid and disturbing creatures in one of the pavilions. In 2016, she was awarded a Doctor of Visual and Performing Arts (Honoris Causa) by the Victorian College of the Arts (University of Melbourne).

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Publicado

2021-11-18

Como Citar

Rosa, Y. P. da, & Piccinini, P. (2021). From grotesque to sensitive: interview with artist Patricia Piccinini. PORTO ARTE: Revista De Artes Visuais, 26(46), 14. https://doi.org/10.22456/2179-8001.117863

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Entrevista | Interview