If the V Biennial was to “Share Territories”, promoting knowledge, dialogue and openness in various areas and latitudes, the VI Biennial will focus on “Heritage(s)” to enable and enrich territories as well as to consolidate the shared beginnings.

VI Biennial of Sao Tomé and Príncipe


 1 November – 30 November 2011

Coordination: João Carlos Silva 
Curator: Adelaide Ginga 
Assistant curator and press office: Patrícia

The VI edition will happen between 1 November and 30 November 2011, being the second moment of the project started in 2008, and that established a time of consolidation and affirmation of the biennial, with the curatorial orientation of Adelaide Ginga.

The VI Biennial programme includes an international exhibition of contemporary visual arts Heritage(s) – encounters and intersections, based on artistic residences; a exhibition centred on the architectural heritage – Roças of Sao Tome and Príncipe; and Roça Língua a project about portuguese linguistic universe and heritage.

Alongside there will be other cultural activities, conferences, a documentary and film cycle about Africa and its heritage(s), a homage to the artist Almada Negreiros, two projects of photography in public spaces about Tchiloli, workshops and educational ateliers, as well as entertainment events that value traditional performing arts.