May 9, 2015 - Nov 22, 2015

So Much that it Doesn't fit Here

Brazil - Biennale Arte 2015

Brazilian Pavilion - 56th Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 

The selection of artists featured in the Pavilion of Brazil at the 56th Biennale Arte 2015 is based on the main criteria of the relevance of their poetics in the contemporary arts scene and, at the same time, their place in the history, not just of art, but of Brazil's conflicted society. According to the curators, “faced with the dictatorship in the late 1960s, some  artists were forced into a kind of activism in which conceptual strategies were  aligned with material precariousness and corporal fragility. The title of the exhibition, “So much that it doesn't fit here” was inspired by the  signs seen in demonstrations which took place in Brazil's capital cities in June of 2013. Direct contact with the streets is also something shared by the three artists. 
Antonio Manuel
1947, Avelãs de Caminha, Portugal. Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro
Berna Reale
1965, Belém, Brazil. Lives and works in Belém
André Komatsu 
1978, São Paulo, Brazil. Lives and works in São Paulo
Credits: Story

Comissioner: Luis Terepins
Curator: Luiz Camillo Osorio
Assistant curator: Cauê Alves
General coordination: Emilio Kalil
Coordination of installation: Martin Weigert
Administration: Empório Empreendimentos Artísticos e Culturais
Management: Robson Bento Outeiro
Design: Carla Marins, Mariana Boghossian
Graphic producer: Ligia Pedra

Acknowledgements: Ministério das Relações Exteriores, Embaixada do Brasil em Roma, Ministério da Cultura, Funarte, Francisco Bosco, Marko Antonio Nakata, Mirian Lewin, Reinaldo da Silva Verissimo, Xico Chaves, Andréa Luiza Paes, Osvaldo Alves, Estela Alves, Rita Marinho

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