Buenos Aires

Adriana Lestido, Untitled, 1992, gelatin silver print on fiber paper, 9 1/2 × 14 5/8". From the series “Mujeres presas” (Imprisoned Women), 1991–93. From “Pensar todo de nuevo” (Rethink Everything).

Adriana Lestido, Untitled, 1992, gelatin silver print on fiber paper, 9 1/2 × 14 5/8". From the series “Mujeres presas” (Imprisoned Women), 1991–93. From “Pensar todo de nuevo” (Rethink Everything).

“Pensar todo de nuevo”

Rolf Art

The proliferation of online viewing rooms and live streaming since the global spread of Covid-19 has challenged us to rethink the time and space of the exhibition. Launched in May but in development since before the pandemic was known to have reached Argentina in March, “Pensar todo de nuevo” (Rethink Everything) became Rolf Art’s first show “conceived for an online format” (albeit with a physical version due to have opened by press time). The online presentation counteracts the limitations of screen-based exhibition formats by focusing on image-based works that translate effectively into the virtual sphere.

Curated by Andrea Giunta, who also helmed this year’s Mercosul Biennial in Porto Alegre, Brazil (which was likewise migrated online, if less smoothly), the exhibition gathers twenty-four artists and one collective in a structure comprising six chapters. On entering the website—available

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