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Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona

Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona

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About Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona
Mission Davis Museum | The Davis Lisboa Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona was founded on Facebook in 2009. It is the first contemporary art museum created in a ballot box through social networks. It functions simultaneously as a readymade sculpture, a collective work of art, and a temporary, mutable conceptual space more than a physical one. A provocation to the art establishment. With its own permanent contemporary art collection, The Davis Museum is also a non-profit artistic project that organizes and produces exhibitions, encourages research, and promotes contemporary art exhibitions. Additionally, The Davis Museum organizes traveling exhibitions to other cultural centers, museums and institutions, nationally and internationally, while generating debate, thought, and reflection. Its mission is the selection, presentation, study, dissemination, and preservation of contemporary art by emerging and renowned artists from around the world. The Generalitat de Catalunya (Autonomous Community of Kingdom of Spain) formally recognizes the Davis Museum’s permanent collection of contemporary art.
Description Davis Lisboa (São Paulo, Brazil, 1965), installation view of "The Referendum Section from Davis Museum (Polling Station)", 2009-ongoing. Plexiglass ballot box, vinyl and mirror, lacquered wood pedestal, electric rotating base, velvet curtain on metallic bar, framed handmade embroidery on fabric, iPad kiosk, lacquered stool and carpet on wood stage. Dimensions: width 97 in (246 cm), height 65 in (166 cm), depth 59 in (150 cm).
Awards SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Dendrogram Tree-Kit | Davis Museum | Laboratori Social Metropolità, Catarina Leitão, Davis Lisboa, curated by Anna Recasens, NauEstruch. Sabadell, Spain.

2015
Should museums celebrate elections?, curated by Francesca Brusa & Costanza Sartoris, Archive Box Museum. Zurich, Switzerland.

2009
Davis Museum: Exhibition of the permanent collection of contemporary art by Davis Museum, Museo Karura Art Centre (MKAC). Second Life.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

Galeria Transparente: Showroom, curated by Frederico Dalton, Galeria do 2º Andar, Centro Cultural Justiça Federal, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.

2014
Beyond Limits: Postglobal Mediations, curated by Ginger Shulick and Denise Carvalho, San Diego Art Institute, California, USA.

Eleven: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10 Year Retrospective, Curated by Sean Miller. Artists: Sergio Vega, Saya Moriyasu,Arnold Mesches, Galen Olmsted, Tea Makipaa, Chip Lord, Gregory Green, Ben Patterson, Yoko Ono, Closed Gallery, Brendan Jamison, Davis Lisboa. The Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, Florida, USA.

Encapsulados (Wunderkammer), curated by Juan Cuéllar Costa, Casa Sotoa, Malaga, Spain.

Eleven: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10 Year Retrospective Curated by Sean Miller. Artists: Art Guys, Oliver Herring, Chip Lord, and Tea Mäkipää. Additional works by Yoko Ono, Ben Patterson, Gregory Green, Jim Drain, Andrea Robbins and Max Becher, Sergio Vega, Arnold Mesches, John Feodorov, Kristin Lucas, Connie Hwang, Davis Lisboa, Brendan Jamison, Kevin B. Chen, Saya Moriyasu, Derrick Buisch, Bethany Taylor, John Kieltyka, Kim Anderson, Kelly Cobb, Aideen Doran, Galen Olmsted, Cyriaco Lopes, Miguel Martin, Craig Miller, Deirdre Power, Paraic Leahy, LuLu LoLo, and others. Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Florida, USA.

2013
Incubarte, Festival Internacional de Arte Curated by Javier Marisco, Valencia, Spain.

The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale, Homeostasis Lab Pavilion. Curated by Julia Borge
Founded 01/01/2009
Products Contemporary art exhibitions.

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