Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas” 21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas”

21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Sesc_Videobrasil: “Comunidades Imaginadas”

Por Cecília Floresta Sesc 24 de Maio, São Paulo, Brasil October 9, 2019 – February 2, 2020

When Possible, What Dialogues Could There Be? 24 de Maio Street in the city of São Paulo is narrow as if it was a single tongue that reverberates it’s entire reflexive rambunctious through the pavement. A single tongue that branches into several, for in these surroundings that people who migrate are present, from remote places

De izquierda a derecha: Paulo Mendel e Vitor Grunvald, Domingo, 2018 (video); Brett Graham, Monument to the Property of Peace and Monument to the Property of Evil, 2017 (installation comprised of wood and metal); Nidal Chamekh, Never Give Up, 2017 (video 15’); Jim Denomie, Off the Reservation (Or Minnesota Nice), 2012 (oil on canvas) & Standing

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

Acareação (Confrontation) Acareação (Confrontation)

Acareação (Confrontation)

Curated by Germano Dushá

Observatório São Paulo, Brazil 09/26/2015 – 10/24/2015

Artists: Adirley Queirós, Anton Steenbock, Bruno Baptistelli, Débora Bolsoni, Graziela Kunsch, Jonathas de Andrade, Marcelo Cidade, Nicolás Robbio Under the threatening apex of the curve, on the side of the road, sprouts a home, in a splitsecond, in the middle of the asphalt, piss soaked, blood stained, full of ashes, it quickly vanishes, leaving, however, its trail behind: residues of fabric, cardboard, wood, a

Artists: Adirley Queirós, Anton Steenbock, Bruno Baptistelli, Débora Bolsoni, Graziela Kunsch, Jonathas de Andrade, Marcelo Cidade, Nicolás Robbio Under the threatening apex of the curve, on the side of the road, sprouts a home, in a splitsecond, in the middle of the asphalt, piss soaked, blood stained, full of ashes, it quickly vanishes, leaving, however, its trail behind: residues of fabric, cardboard, wood, a

Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection

Unerasable Memories: A historic look at the videobrasil collection

Curated by Agustín Pérez Rubio

Videobrasil São Paulo, Brazil 10/31/2014 – 11/30/2014

  With Akram Zaatari, Ayrson Heráclito & Danillo Barata, Aurélio Michiles, Bouchra Khalili, Carlos Motta, Coco Fusco, Dan Halter, Enio Staup, Jonathas de Andrade, Léón Ferrari & Ricardo Pons, Liu Wei, Luiz de Abreu, Mwangu Hutter, Rabih Mroué, Rosangela Rennó, Sebastian Diaz-Morales, Vincent Carelli & Dominique Gallois, and Walid Raad   From the “discovery” of Brazil

  Con Akram Zaatari, Ayrson Heráclito & Danillo Barata, Aurélio Michiles, Bouchra Khalili, Carlos Motta, Coco Fusco, Dan Halter, Enio Staup, Jonathas de Andrade, Léón Ferrari & Ricardo Pons, Liu Wei, Luiz de Abreu, Mwangu Hutter, Rabih Mroué, Rosangela Rennó, Sebastian Diaz-Morales, Vincent Carelli & Dominique Gallois, y Walid Raad   From the “discovery” of Brazil