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ABOUT US

We are a warm-welcoming community that provides solid connections with experienced and generous artists, curators, critics, and art dealers through diverse programs and projects. We create a unique environment so our participants can dive deep into their practices, find unique opportunities to show their creations, present meaningful projects, and build a sustainable living in the arts.

“Don’t worry about the cool. Be uncool and do!”

Paraphrasing Sol Lewitt to Eva Hesse.

MISSION

Maintain and strengthen our community of exceptionally creative people by fostering exciting and meaningful art projects.

VISION

To be the most exciting and reliable option for artists worldwide seeking to generate independent, sustainable, and context-sensitive art projects.

VALUES

– Welcoming diversity and respect for life
– Intense and intensive production of critical thinking
– Affective, generous, and active listening
– Empowerment and agency
– Enthusiasm, proactivity, and action
– Community-based learning experiences

Uncool Artist promotes circulation opportunities, bonds that expand beyond the platform, and collective support in the management and execution of significant projects while empowering unique individuals.

We aim to produce critical and creative knowledge that seeks to empower subjectivities, create new communities, and transform social structures to be more inclusive, embracing human diversity. Uncool Artist is a result of 20 years of experience in distance education in Brazil that has been applied to contemporary art teaching since 2010. Uncool Artist offers customized remote and in-person learning experiences with the most up-to-date technologies and methodologies to create a prolific environment for its participants.

OUR TEAM

Carol Paz

Founder and executive director

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Alexandre Nix

Communication

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Lorenzo Cervelin

Support and assistance

Thais Ribeiro

Community Connections

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PARTNERS

OUR HISTORY

2010-2012 2e1 is founded
2013 2e1 expands
2014-2017 The online shift
2018 in NYC
2019 First courses
2020 ILAP and online exhibitions
Jan-2021 ILAP IN ENGLISH
Sep 2021 DO WRITE TO ME

GET INVOLVED

Uncool Artist serves as an art communities generator, encouraging critical discussions and executing meaningful projects in contemporary art.

We seek to offer opportunities in art in an accessible way to people from various parts of the world.

As an artist-run organization, our work needs resources to grow and support new creative minds. Give us your support if you believe in quality and exciting, consistent, and inclusive arts production!

To learn more about Uncool Artist, our ideas, and our projects, contact us at contact@uncoolartist.com.