Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
RISE RISE

RISE

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel | Galeria São Paulo, Brasil 09/04/2018 – 10/06/2018

Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the first exhibition by Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca at Galeria, showing the most recent film collaboration from the duo. Commissioned by AGYU (Art Gallery of York University, Toronto), the piece investigates the musical universe of a community of young poets, rappers, and singers who meet weekly at a community center

Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca. RISE. Courtesy Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, São Paulo/Rio de Janeiro. Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel presents RISE, the

32nd São Paulo Biennial 32nd São Paulo Biennial

32nd São Paulo Biennial

By Cristiana Tejo São Paulo, Brazil 09/10/2016 – 12/11/2016

When the São Paulo Biennial was established in the 1950s, Brazil was considered a country of the future. Besides its welcoming atmosphere for immigrants, a fast and steady rhythm of economic growth and industrialization made the country a fertile terrain for new and modern utopic experiments. The Biennial was originally conceived by an Italian, industrial

Bené Fonteles, Antes arde do que tarde, 1977, perfomance ritualista grabado en el Instituto Cultural, Salvador, Bahia. Cortesía de Fundação Bienal de São Paulo. Cuando se fundó la Bienal de São Paulo en los años 50s, Brasil era considerado un país del futuro. Además de su atmósfera acogedora con los inmigrantes, un ritmo veloz y

Faz que vai (Set to go) Faz que vai (Set to go)

Faz que vai (Set to go)

Benjamin de Burca

Solo Shows São Paulo, Brazil 05/02/2015 – 06/06/2015

As a series of annotations on the relations between body, camera and movement present in the documentation of a typical dance of the Northeast of Brazil, FAZ QUE VAI (SET TO GO) comments on the meanings of the carnivalesque within diverse strategies of preservation of Frevo as an image, heritage and product. Originally connected to

As a series of annotations on the relations between body, camera and movement present in the documentation of a typical dance of the Northeast of Brazil, FAZ QUE VAI (SET TO GO) comments on the meanings of the carnivalesque within diverse strategies of preserva- tion of Frevo as an image, heritage and product. Originally connected