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Bienal das Amazônias wants to shed new light on the symbolic production of the various territories...

For more than two decades, the Pará cultural producer Lívia Condurú has cherished the desire to create an Amazon Biennial, which will finally have its first edition this year, between 3/8 and 5/11,...
Indigenous curator Sandra Benites, now head of Funarte's visual arts department. Photo: Rodrigo Avelar

The refoundation of culture

When at the beginning of last February, employees of the National Museum received Leandro Grass, who had just been sworn in as president of the National Historical and Artistic Heritage Institute (IPHAN), there was tension in the air, like...
View of the VII International Seminar: Culture, Democracy and Reparation

Art and culture are intertwined in a democracy

Urgent topics in the Brazilian and world sociopolitical scenarios were debated during the 22nd and 23rd of September at the Sesc Vila Mariana Auditorium in São Paulo

An extensive and critical show

In "Histórias Brasileiras", eight centers take the visitor behind the scenes of art and the decolonization movement, which is increasingly structured; with around 400 works, 250 artists and 11 curators, the show runs until October 30, 2022

Indigenous cultures celebrate their own museum in São Paulo

With three temporary exhibitions, the institution plans to create a permanent exhibition, after the conceptualization process, in dialogue with the native peoples
Color image. Alessandra Munduruku, one of the main indigenous leaders in Brazil, during the II March of Indigenous Women: Reforestation, Bodies and Hearts for the healing of the earth. Brasília, 2021. Photo: Edgar Kanaykõ Xakriabá

The painful learning of museums

By reversing its censorship of MST works, Masp recognizes the crossroads of reality
Photograph by Edgar Kanaykõ Xakriabá that would integrate the collective exhibition of the series "Brazilian Stories", canceled by Masp. Photo: Courtesy of the artist

Bureaucratic “crutch” for censorship at Masp is a metastasis of authoritarianism

Jotabê Medeiros writes about recent episodes at Masp that question the democratic aspect of the São Paulo museum