Curator’s Perspective: Jacopo Crivelli Visconti
Saturday, 7 March 2020, 4-5:30pm
680 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
FREE and open to the public
As part of ICI’s Curator’s Perspective—an itinerant public discussion series featuring national and international curators — Jacopo Crivelli Visconti, the curator of the greatly-anticipated 34th Bienal de São Paulo, opening in September, will present on his vision and curatorial concepts behind the Bienal. Visconti is based in São Paulo. He curated the Pavilion of the Republic of Cyprus at last year’s Venice Biennale, as well as the Brazilian Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale in 2007. In 2014, he was the curator of the 12th Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador. Other recent curatorial projects include: Memories of Underdevelopment, Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego (2017); Héctor Zamora – Dinâmica não linear, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo (2016); Sean Scully, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (2015). This program is organized with Americas Society and ICI Trustee Sarina Tang, a member of the International Advisory Board of the Bienal de São Paulo.
Jacopo Crivelli Visconti
Born in Naples, Italy, in 1973, Jacopo Crivelli Visconti is an independent critic and curator. A resident of São Paulo, he holds a PhD in architecture from the Universidade de São Paulo (USP) and is the author of the book Novas derivas (WMF Martins Fontes, São Paulo, Brazil, 2014; Ediciones Metales Pesados, Santiago, Chile, 2016). As a member of the team of the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo (2001 to 2009), he curated the official Brazilian participation at the 52nd Biennale di Venezia (2007).
His recent works include: Untimely, Again, Pavilion of the Republic of Chipre at the 58th Biennale di Venezia, Italy (2019); Brasile – Il coltello nella carne, PAC – Padiglione d’arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy (2018); Matriz do tempo real, Museu de Arte Contemporânea of the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil (2018); Memories of Underdevelopment, Museum of Contemporary Art of San Diego, USA (2017); Héctor Zamora – Dinâmica não linear, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo (2016); Sean Scully, Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo, Brazil (2015); and Ir para volver, 12th Bienal de Cuenca, Ecuador (2014). He regularly collaborates with publications on contemporary art, architecture and design, contributes to exhibition catalogs, and writes monographs on artists.
The Curator’s Perspective: Jacopo Crivelli Visconti is free and open to the public. To attend, please RSVP to @ with JACOPO in the subject line.