Bitu Cassundé, Clarissa Diniz and Marcelo Campos are the curators of the exhibition Northeast, which brings together 275 works by artists that problematize the imaginary about the Brazilian Northeast, questioning the visions of what it means to “be in the Northeast”.

The show is the result of research by the three curators, who have been working on this idea for over a decade. They made trips to all states in the northeast region of Brazil in the second half of 2018 to update the research.

Artists such as Almandrade, Ayrson Heráclito, Bárbara Wagner and Benjamin de Burca, Bispo do Rosário, Cândido Portinari, Glauber Rocha, Jonathas de Andrade, Juliana Notari, Leonilson, Marepe, Mestre Vitalino, the collective Saquinho de Lixo and Véio are some of the highlights. the multidisciplinary character of the varied languages ​​and supports of the works that make up the show, from sculptures to 'memes'. The exhibition can be seen until August 25 at Sesc 24 de Maio, in downtown São Paulo.

Na ARTE!Brasileiros 47, the exhibition is highlighted with two texts, an article with interviews with Clarissa and Marcelo and a review signed by Aracy Amaral. Furthermore, the work We agreed not to die (2019), by artist Jota Mombaça, is the cover of the issue and is part of the show. Read our editorial by clicking here.

Check out the video interview with Gabriela Xabay Gimenes, Visual Arts programmer at Sesc 24 de Maio units.

Sesc 24th of May -Rua 24 de Maio, 109 – República, São Paulo
from August 25th

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