Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
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