Barbadian artist Evan Avery, who was part of the collaborative programme ‘fresh casa‘ in Sao Paulo between Fresh Milk, the National Cultural Foundation and Casa Tomada, will have his work featured in Casa Tomada’s ‘A Casa Recebe‘ window project from September 2013 – March 2014
Founded in 2009, Casa Tomada is an independent space for practice, research and reflections of artistic nature. Concerned with the entire process, instead of focusing exclusively on the final work of art, Casa Tomada encourages discussion about emerging contemporary art, not only stimulating the development of artistic and theoretical practices motivated by shared experience, but acting as a catalyst for experiences and connections between artists, researchers, and other independent artistic initiatives. During these years, Casa Tomada organized 8 residences, 2 in partnership with Videobrasil, and one international exchange between São Paulo and London with the Delfina Foundation. Casa Tomada has also run other kinds of programs, all based on young artistic production, connections between different spaces and interdisciplinarity.