Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
À Nordeste À Nordeste

À Nordeste

Curated by Bitu Cassundé, Clarissa Diniz and Marcelo Campos

Sesc 24 de Maio São Paulo, Brazil 05/15/2019 – 08/25/2019

“Northeast of what?” The question and provocation by Yuri Firmeza is what motivated the exhibition À Nordeste, that Sesc 24 de Maio is hosting. Curated by Bitu Cassundé, Clarissa Diniz and Marcelo Campos, it features a selection of 275 unique artworks, from a wide range of languages and on a diversity of supports, from mud

À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio À Nordeste (2019). Installation view. Image courtesy of Sesc 24 de Maio “Northeast of what?” The question and provocation by Yuri Firmeza is what motivated the exhibition À Nordeste, that Sesc 24 de Maio

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

Videobrasil 2015 Videobrasil 2015

Videobrasil 2015

By Dorothée Dupuis São Paulo 10/06/2015 – 12/06/2015

19th Videobrasil: A commitment to diversity Videobrasil is a festival concerned with the moving image and launched by Brazilian curator Solange Farkas in 1983. For over three decades, it has accompanied the production and diffusion of video art in Brazil, through an open call revised by a team of curators (that this year included Bernardo

19a Videobrasil: Un compromiso con la diversidad. Videobrasil es un festival dedicado a la imagen en movimiento, creado por la curadora brasileña Solange Farkas en 1983. Desde entonces acompaña la producción y difusión del video arte en Brasil, a través de una convocatoria abierta revisada por un equipo de curadores (este año Bernardo José de

Concrete Matter Concrete Matter

Concrete Matter

Raquel Uendi

WARM São Paulo São Paulo 07/29/2015 – 08/30/2015

Il Grande Cretto, a sarcophagus built to restore hope and to maintain a tragedy alive, creates a tension between time and death over Gilbellina, a small town in Sicily destroyed by an earthquake in 1968. Made by Alberto Burri (Italy, 1915) in 1980, Il Grande Cretto maybe is one of the most iconic artwork of Cretti series, it

Il Grande Cretto, a sarcophagus built to restore hope and to maintain a tragedy alive, creates a tension between time and death over Gilbellina, a small town in Sicily destroyed by an earthquake in 1968. Made by Alberto Burri (Italy, 1915) in 1980, Il Grande Cretto maybe is one of the most iconic artwork of Cretti series, it