Posted: 9 February 2012
Over 17,000 people have visited ESCALA's inaugural exhibition Southern Press: Prints from Brazil, Paraguay and Chile since firstsite opened on 25 September 2011. The selection, from the ESCALA Collection, focuses on the works of thirteen printmakers, including Oswaldo Goeldi, Lívio Abramo, Antonio Henrique Amaral, Olga Blinder, Nemesio Antúnez and other key practitioners from the 1950s, 60s and 70s.
The exhibition is produced in collaboration with Meeting Margins a research between the Department of Art History and Theory at the University of Essex, and TrAIN, the Research Centre for Transnational Art, Identity and Nation. Southern Press reflects the project's focus on contact, exchange and collaboration between artists from Latin America and Europe.