Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
We Chose Life . What Now, Georg? Tshirts ?: Adriano Costa at Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil We Chose Life . What Now, Georg? Tshirts ?: Adriano Costa at Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

We Chose Life . What Now, Georg? Tshirts ?: Adriano Costa at Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo, Brazil

by Victor Gorgulho São Paulo, Brazil 05/26/2018 – 07/28/2018

To define Adriano Costa’s (São Paulo, 1975) artistic practice as “free” is as much an understatement as a trap. We Chose Life . What Now, Georg? Tshirts ?, currently on display at Mendes Wood DM in São Paulo, attests to this fact, crowning a decade of production whose essence lies in an intimate conversation between

Vista de instalación, Adriano Costa, We Chose Life . What Now, Georg? Tshirts ? en Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo. Imagen cortesía de Mendes Wood DM Clasificar la práctica artística de Adriano Costa (São Paulo, 1975) como “libre” es tanto una subestimación como puede ser una trampa al intentar leer el cuerpo de trabajo del

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