Created in 2000, Casa Brandon is a team of individuals who, through formal means but also out of sheer will, are able to create and support a plethora of projects and initiatives. This collective can take on all sorts of shapes, from culture center and art gallery to events, partnerships, a website, social media profiles, a library, a production company, and a publishing company.
Its offices are a haven for organizing and promoting activities that are seldom shown in traditional channels for reasons such as sexual orientation, gender, color, ethnic origin, age, religion, language, and political affiliations. Live music events, poetry readings, art exhibitions, book launches, round tables, discussions, film and video screenings, theater and dance shows, works by performance artists, festivals and fairs are some of the activities held at Casa Brandon. In 2011 Brandon was declared by the Buenos Aires City Council as endowed with social and cultural value, and as an institution that promotes and defends human rights.
This venue was conceived for arts and ideas. Literature, cinema, music, theater, philosophy, visual arts, science and technology, are all autonomous yet intermingle and coexist, creating resonances and unpredictable combinations.
The space also allows creators to meet and engage in dialogue and promotes conversations between artists and their audience.
C complejo art_media has become a territory for freedom of thought that welcomes both must-see, consolidated artists and emerging new talents.
The Center opened its first building in Buenos Aires in 2006, with the goal of bringing Korea and Argentina closer together.
Organizing different events about Korean culture, history and art, the Center seeks to promote exchange between Korea and Argentina through high-quality content.
Since 1988, the Centro Cultural de España has promoted cultural events and exchange, providing a space for the most relevant Ibero-American creators to come together.
At present, and together with the Cultural Department of the Spanish Embassy, it supports and generates projects that promote culture as a tool for reaching wellbeing and social dignity, democratic governance and the defense of human rights, gender equality, environmental sustainability and respect for biodiversity.
Its programming includes educational activities, exhibits, concerts, audiovisual screenings, performances, public debates and publications.
A combination of radar, creative lab and backyard meetup, the Recoleta is a multidisciplinary venue which, for more than 30 years, has featured and promoted cultural movements of Argentina and the world.
This stimulating space allows visitors to experience the visual arts, music, dance, theater, literature, cinema, urban culture and design.
With a pluralistic and multicultural mystique, the Center features projects that can be used as a space for exhibit and reflection, helping new creators showcase their work.
With an avant-garde, innovative approach, it is a hub for emerging communities, combining art, technology and contemporary debates.
Open space for production, exhibition, trading and questioning of contemporary art practices. The venue opened in 2010, but only in 2014 it settled in its current location in the city of Córdoba.
Its annual programming includes exhibits, art fairs, conferences and other activities related with the artists they represent.
The Swiss Embassy, as the official representation of Switzerland, develops activities that cover topics associated with the diplomatic relations between both governments. The Embassy also represents its country’s interests in the areas of politics, economy, finance, the legal system, science, education and culture.
Created with the goal of promoting contemporary art, this non-profit organization has the mission of attracting emerging artistic talents and together with them build the foundations for their research. In this sense, the Sala_imán has become an epicenter to develop these explorations and meetings.
Fundación Proa is a cultural institution located in La Boca neighborhood, inside the Art District. In 2018, it opened a new branch called PROA21, which immediately became an undisputed center of reference for experimentation and studying of contemporary art.
Proa and Proa21 carry out numerous actions and activities that encompass the beginning of the 20th century up to more current artistic expressions.
New technologies are part of the resources they use to disseminate educational programs, independent publishers and conversations, which can be seen on ProaTv and ProaRadio.
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany.
For six decades, it has played a central role in cultural and educational policies abroad.
With a network of institutes, cultural associations, reading rooms, exam centers and German language education, it supports the dissemination of the German language abroad and promotes cultural collaboration at an international level.
The Institut français d’Argentine is part of a network of 96 French Institutes all over the world.
Headed by the French Ambassador to Argentina, and in close collaboration with all of the Embassy services, its main mission is to promote French culture in Argentina though an open exchange and dialogue with local partners.
The Institute acts as an instrument of cooperation and influence, as well as a hub for expertise and assistance. Its Director is also Cooperation and Cultural Actions Counselor of the French Embassy.
This alternative art space is located in a home in Beccar, Buenos Aires. After seventeen years of existence, it has consolidated its position as a space for creation and dissemination of contemporary art in Argentina.
More than a venue for exhibits, Maria Casado appears as a flexible, different alternative for the more conventional spaces, promoting new ideas developed by up-and-coming and well-established artists alike.
This non-profit private institution preserves and exhibits more than 600 works of the most salient modern and contemporary artists of Latin America. The Museum combines a dynamic calendar featuring temporary exhibits with its permanent institutional collection. At the same time, MALBA works as a pluralistic venue for cultural and educational activities.
The Museum owns the most important public artistic patrimony in Latin America. Its main mission is to plan, program and execute actions of tutorship, promotion and management of the artistic heritage under its care. The institution also contributes to enriching culture by fostering knowledge and artistic appreciation in the population.
Built as a space for memory, this park combines the forcefulness of a monument that displays the names of the disappeared, the ability of contemporary art to exercise criticism, and direct visual contact with the Río de la Plata.
The Pro Helvetia Foundation for Culture supports and disseminates Swiss arts and culture. It has a worldwide reach through offices abroad and stimulates cultural production with its initiatives.
This entity is part of the Ministry of Culture of the Buenos Aires City Government. Through different subsidies, actions and activities, they promote, foster and protect non-official theater productions in the city.
Revista Anfibia is a digital communication channel featuring chronicles and essays. With original content and high-quality, innovative narrative, the magazine has become an undisputed reference point for the region. For years now, Anfibia has sought to broaden the frontiers of journalism and, confronted with the crisis of traditional narratives, find new ways to tell stories.
Casa Sofía is a cultural center that promotes artistic and educational activities. It was conceived as a space for creation, support and development of cultural projects, supporting experimentation, new ideas and collective creation.
Founded in 1965, the gallery is strongly committed to contemporary art, placing special emphasis on disseminating the work of Argentinean artists.
As part of the cultural map of the metropolitan region, the institution develops different high-quality and innovative projects and activities. Its commitment with cultural development, networking and the active participation of citizens makes it a benchmark entity, whose artistic proposals are replicated in other cities of the country.
The goal of the series ITALIA XXI is to present contemporary visual art productions from Italy. Created by the Teatro Coliseo, in collaboration with the Ministry of Cultural Assets of Italy and the Italian Institute of Culture of Buenos Aires, it was created to respond to the demand of a local audience, eager for Italian cultural content, and in an attempt to promote excellence by combining tradition and innovation. Likewise, it contributes in the process of recovery and valorization of the Teatro Coliseo as a beacon of Italian culture in Argentina.
The Teatro Coliseo, through Italia XXI, will be presenting the performance ETHICA at the BP.19.
Founded in 1821, the Universidad de Buenos Aires is a free, public, secular institution offering undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate courses in its thirteen schools.
For the BP.19, the School of Philosophy and Letters of the University will offer seminars and workshops given by prestigious professors, researchers and artists.
This is the only public, higher education institution of Argentina exclusively dedicated to educating artists, teachers, researchers and professionals in the different disciplines of art today.
The Department of Movement Arts explores, both in its undergraduate and graduate programs, the connections between dance and other languages, and the limits of its definition with respect to the other arts.
Urquiza is a small art gallery/bookstore located in Pasaje Giuffra, in the Buenos Aires quarter of San Telmo. It opened in May 2016 with a modest tribute to Argentinean artist Edgardo Antonio Vigo. As a bookstore, Urquiza focuses on visual art publications: artist’s books, books on art theory, exhibition catalogs published by art galleries, cultural institutions or independent publishing houses, and rarities of all sorts. As an art gallery, it promotes exhibitions by artists belonging to diverse disciplines, with a focus on graphic art. The facilities are also used as a venue for workshops, discussions, and book presentations.