Fragmentation Dictates São Paulo’s 33rd Art Bienal

The oldest art bienal in the hemisphere has shown innovation once again, bringing this year seven mini-exhibitions instead of a centralized, overall theme.

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Although one of the oldest contemporary art events in the world, the Bienal de São Paulo, currently in its 33rd edition, has shown innovation once again, bringing surprises this year in the form of seven mini-exhibitions instead of a centralized, overall theme.

The proposal dubbed ‘Affective Affinities’ is from the biennial’s chief curator, Spaniard Gabriel Perez-Barreiro. Perez-Barreiro invited a team of seven artists to bring together other artists with the same cultural affinities to create mini-exhibitions

According to Perez-Barreiro, the objective was to . . .

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