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Porto Alegre Round-Up: 11th Mercosul Biennial and Exhibitions at the Iberê Camargo Foundation, Brazil Porto Alegre Round-Up: 11th Mercosul Biennial and Exhibitions at the Iberê Camargo Foundation, Brazil

Porto Alegre Round-Up: 11th Mercosul Biennial and Exhibitions at the Iberê Camargo Foundation, Brazil

by Rosa Lleó Porto Alegre, Brazil 04/06/2018 – 06/03/2018

Porto Alegre is not a tourist destination. It is a medium-sized South-American town, with a colonial center and tall, austere modernist buildings. The city is in Brazil, but could as well be in Uruguay or Argentina. The creation of the Mercosul Biennial and the Iberê Camargo Foundation in 1996 and 1995, respectively, gave the city and the larger

Vista de instalación, Mary Evans en Bienal Mercosul. Foto: Ding Musa. Imagen cortesía de Bienal Mercosul Porto Alegre no es una ciudad turística, es una urbe mediana de Sudamérica con su centro colonial y edificios altos de un modernismo austero. Forma parte de Brasil, pero también podría formar parte de Uruguay o Argentina. Debido a la creación de