João de Jesus Paes Loureiro

Poetics of the Imaginary

We spoke with Professor João de Jesus Paes Loureiro, one of the main scholars and formulators of Amazonian cultural thought
Adriano Pedrosa, curator of the 60th Venice Biennale. Photo: Mauricio Jorge

The 60th Venice Biennale and other stories

Adriano Pedrosa, curator of the Italian exhibition, talks about how he emerged into art
Biennial Pavilion, during the 35th São Paulo Biennial. Photo: Levi Fanan/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

New presidency of the Biennale proposes collegiate to select curator for the 36th...

With inauguration scheduled for January 2, 2024, banker Andrea Pinheiro will assume the presidency of the Biennale with two objectives: to create a collegiate...
"My dreams" by Maksaens Denis. Photo: Disclosure 22nd Sesc_Videobrasil Biennial

Sesc_Videobrasil Biennial turns 40 years old, focusing on continued research and access...

At the helm of Videobrasil since its first edition in 1983, Solange Farkas highlights that the exhibition has always aimed to "illuminate certain areas of...
View of the installation "ANTENA IA MBAMBE Mimenekenu Ê lá Tempo!", by Ana Pi and Taata Kwa Nkisi Mutá Imê. Credit: Levi Fanan/Fundação Bienal de São Paulo

35th São Paulo Biennial: Ana Pi

"A dialogue in displacement and between generations": this is how Ana Pi defines the work she developed in partnership with Taata Kwa Nkisi Mutá Imê, priest...
The installation "Assembling the history of life", by Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro, at the 35th São Paulo Biennial. Photo: Patricia Rousseaux

35th São Paulo Biennial: Castiel Vitorino Brasileiro

The association between diverse art practices and accurate research into colonial violence perpetrated against the material and spiritual culture of origin...
Seu Jovenil holding the portrait of his uncle, Otávio Caetano, cupópia master and community partygoer, undated. Quilombo Cafundó, 35th São Paulo Biennial. Courtesy: CEDAE - Alexandre Eulálio Cultural Documentation Center, State University of Campinas

35th São Paulo Biennial: The dance of the possible

The way we perceive the reality of life in society is dialectically affected by the experiences we develop in it, by the multiplicity of relationships constructed and...
Wifredo Lam

Jacques Leenhardt analyzes the work of Wifredo Lam

The French philosopher and critic is president of the Association of Friends of Wifredo Lam in Paris, a scholar of the Cuban artist's production

The great choir of black, indigenous and LGBTQIAPN+ voices

With 121 artists and participants, the majority of whom are non-white, Choreographies of the Impossible addresses the ruins of modernity to affirmative action by collectives

Poetry in transit

With an emphasis on collective and transdisciplinary practices, the 35th Bienal de São Paulo calls into question the Eurocentric view of art