Ricardo Basbaum

Guest Speaker - 2005


Ricardo Basbaum is an artist and writer; he lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. His exhibitions and projects include would you like to participate in an artistic experience? (Documenta XII, Kassell, 2007) and be what you want but stay where you are (Witte de With, Rotterdam, 2005).
He is co-editor of item art magazine, and co-directed the artists’ run space Agora, in Rio de Janeiro, from 1999 to 2003.

He has published texts and projects in several Brazilian and international magazines, books and catalogues. He is the editor of Arte Contemporânea Brasileira: texturas, dicções, ficções, estratégias (Rio de Janeiro, Contra Capa, 2001) and author of G. x eu (Rio de Janeiro, Espaço P, 1998) and NBP x eu-você (Rio de Janeiro, MAM, 2000).