The 31st Bienal de São Paulo is curated by a team including Afterall’s Charles Esche, Pablo Lafuente and Nuria Enguita Mayo, and continues until Sunday 7 December 2014.
The current issue of Afterall includes features on artists Juan Downey and Otobong Nkanga, also taking part in the 31st Bienal: ‘How to (…) things that don’t exist’.
Articles in Afterall:
Loudspeaker and Flag: Yael Bartana, from Documentation to Conjuration by Volker Pantenburg
Undocumented Rumours and Disappearing Acts from Chile by María Berríos
Josef Dabernig: A Sort of Introduction by María Berríos
To Speak Shadow by Tony Chakar
An Issue of Organisation: Chto Delat? By Dmitry Vilensky and Gerard Raunig
The Specific Labour of Sheela Gowda by Trevor Smith
Sandi Hilal and Alessandro Petti
The Future Archaeology of Israel’s Colonisation by Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti and Eyal Weizman
Miguel A. López
How Do We Know What Latin American Conceptualism Looks Like? by Miguel A. López
Lia Perjovschi: Economy and Collection of Care in Transition by Ovidiu Tichindeleanu
Alejandra Riera and UEINZZ
Inhuman Polyphony in the Theatre of Madness by Peter Pál Pelbart
Pedro G. Romero
Ruangrupa: A Conversation on Horizontal Organisation by Nuraini Juliastuti
Teatro da Vertigem
You can use the search function on Afterall’s site to find further articles on other artists in the Bienal’s exhibition, including Walid Raad, Bik Van der Pol, Edward Krasiński, Asger Jorn,Tamar Guimarães, and Erick Beltrán.
31st Bienal de São Paulo: ‘How to (…) things that don’t exist’
6 September – 7 December 2014
Free admission. Opening hours: Tuesday–Friday, Sunday and holidays: 9.00–19.00 (last entry 18.00); Wednesday, Saturday: 9.00–22.00 (last entry 21.00). For more information visit the Bienal de São Paulo website.
Image: Visual identity for the Biennial with drawing by Prabhakar Pachpute.