El Contenedor

"El Contenedor – Contemporary Art Projects" is an art gallery located in Asunción, Paraguay. The space promotes visual arts and cultural exchange by selling contemporary art, offering different art courses, and exhibiting artwork of emerging and established artists.

Founded in November 2013 by the young artist Ana Baumann, El Contenedor has shown works of notable paraguayan artists such as Fredi Casco, Luvier Casali, Claudia Casarino, Alfredo Quiroz, Carlo Spatuzza, Mónica González and many more.

The art gallery made of 2 shipping containers is located in a quiet street in the new business center of the capital of Paraguay.

THE CURATOR

Born in 1986 Ana Baumann is a photographer and artist from Asunción, Paraguay.

She studied Film and Photography in Buenos Aires from 2006 to 2010. In 2011 she graduated from the General Studies Program at the School of the International Center of Photography in New York.
She also took art courses in different institutions such as Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes and Centro Cultural Ricardo Rojas in Buenos Aires, the Museum of Modern Art in New York and Insitituto Superior de Arte Olga Blinder in Asunción.

(Among her previous work experience you can find an internship at Vbs.tv, from Vice Media Group, at the Collections Department from ICP and with the photojournalist Jean Pierre Laffont, co-founder of Sygam Photo Agency. She also worked as an assistant and freelance photographer.)

Her work has been shown in group and solo exhibitions in Asunción, Buenos Aires, New York and Hannover and publications such as Scrapped Magazine. In 2013 she participated in a artist´s residency at the School of Visual Arts in NY and was selected to participate as part of the 10 finalists from the ¨Henri Matisse¨ Prize for Emerging Artists organized by the Alianza Francesa in Asunción and ¨Gente de Arte¨ association.

She is currently based in Asunción.

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