Kiki Mazzucchelli

  • 31st São Paulo Bienal: “How to Talk About Things that Don't Exist”

    The curatorial work for this year’s São Paulo Bienal started amid a wave of protests that have taken over Brazil, exposing the nation’s underlying socioeconomic issues to the global media.Engaging this turmoil and his outsider status directly, curator Charles Esche, alongside his team, organized meetings with arts agents throughout the country, with the aim of incorporating their views into the biennial’s plan. Whatever thoughts emerged will now play out across some 250 works, including many collaborative projects, which promise to explore such themes as vernacular culture,