Ground Floor Alicia Barney outside Bené Fonteles X3 Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller P3 Felipe Mujica V3 Frans Krajcberg X4 Jonathas de Andrade T3 José Bento Q3 Koo Jeong A outside
OPAVIVARÁ! U2 Park McArthur O5 Pierre Huyghe R3 Rachel Rose Q2 Rosa Barba N5 Ruth Ewan S4 Sandra Kranich T4 Tracey Rose Q4
1st floor + Mezzanine Carla Filipe J5 Cristiano Lenhardt I4 Felipe Mujica J2 Jorge Menna Barreto N3 Lais Myrrha G4 Leon Hirszman F2 Maria Thereza Alves D3 Maryam Jafri D2
Misheck Masamvu H3 Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas F4 Pope.L F3 Rayyane Tabet K3 Rikke Luther C3 Rita Ponce de León H4 Rosa Barba H2 Xabier Salaberria J4
Koo Jeong A l
Rosa Barba Felipe Mujica
Maria Thereza Alves
Nomeda & Gedimina Urbonas
Jorge Menna Barreto
Rayyane Tabet Lais Myrrha 4
OPAVIVARÁ! Jonathas de Andrade
Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller
Rita Ponce De León
Entrance/Exit Sandra Kranich
Jorge Menna Barreto
2nd floor Alia Farid R5 Ana Mazzei L2 Anawana Haloba W5 Antonio Malta Campos U4 Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca H5 Carolina Caycedo C3, C5, D4 Charlotte Johannesson D5 Cristiano Lenhardt I4, S4 Dalton Paula X4 Dineo Seshee Bopape C2 Ebony G. Patterson D2 Eduardo Navarro O1 Em’kal Eyongakpa J2 Felipe Mujica E1, H1 Francis Alÿs I2, M2 Grada Kilomba Y4 Heather Phillipson L5 Henrik Olesen K4 Hito Steyerl F5 Iza Tarasewicz P3
José Bento T3 Katia Sepúlveda I5 Luiz Roque N5 Luke Willis Thompson N2 Mariana Castillo Deball J3 Michael Linares D4 Michal Helfman Y5 Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi W2 Oficina de Imaginação Política Q3 Öyvind Fahlström P3 Pia Lindman H2 Pierre Huyghe X3 Priscila Fernandes P2 Rayyane Tabet L3 Till Mycha S5 Ursula Biemann & Paulo Tavares V5 Vídeo nas Aldeias M4 Vivian Caccuri S3 Wlademir Dias-Pino P5
Ebony G. Patterson
Priscila Fernandes Luke Willis Thompson Rayyane Tabet
Mariana Castillo Deball
Mmkgabo Helen Sebidi
Öyvind Fahlström Carolina Caycedo
Vídeo nas Aldeias
Pierre Huyghe Antonio Malta Campos
Oficina de Imaginação Política
Grada Kilomba Dalton Paula Ursula Biemann & Paulo Tavares
Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca
Dineo Seshee Bopape
Hito Steyerl Carolina Caycedo
Heather Philipson Felipe Mujica
3rd floor Carlos Motta I5 Cristiano Lenhardt I4 Erika Verzutti J3 Francis Alÿs G3 Gabriel Abrantes K3 Gilvan Samico C3, L4 Güneş Terkol H5 Jordan Belson N5 José Antonio Suárez Londoño G5 Kathy Barry G2 Lourdes Castro L3
Lyle Ashton Harris D5 Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa F5 Öyvind Fahlström L1, N3 Park McArthur C3 Pilar Quinteros N5 Rachel Rose E2 Sonia Andrade L5 Susan Jacobs I2 Víctor Grippo K5 Wilma Martins F2
Susan Jacobs 2
Gilvan Samico Carolina Caycedo
Öyvind Fahlström Jordan Belson
Lyle Ashton Harris
José Antonio Suárez Londoño
Bienal on-line 32bienal.org.br app.32bienal.org.br Facebook: facebook.com/bienalsaopaulo Twitter: twitter.com/bienalsaopaulo Instagram: @bienalsaopaulo YouTube: youtube.com/bienalsp Google+ Bienal de São Paulo
environmental and collective intelligence, and systemic and natural ecologies, this Bienal is built as a garden, where themes and ideas are loosely woven into an integrated whole, an attempt at ecology in itself. The exhibition is a collective process that started in early 2015 and involved teachers, students, artists, activists, indigenous leaders, educators, scientists and thinkers from different cities and countries. But it is also a collective process about to begin. Just as art naturally joins thinking with doing, reflection with action, it is only through the audience’s encounter with the works, the many performances and the Bienal’s public and educational programs over the coming months that the real wealth of INCERTEZA VIVA will emerge.
The 32nd Bienal de São Paulo – INCERTEZA VIVA [Live Uncertainty], curated by Jochen Volz, Gabi Ngcobo, Júlia Rebouças, Lars Bang Larsen and Sofía Olascoaga, looks at notions of uncertainty and the strategies offered by contemporary art to embrace or inhabit it. Art dwells on the incapacity of existing means to describe the systems we are part of, it leaves room for the most profound misgivings. Art is grounded on imagination, and only through imagination will we be able to envision other narratives for the past and new ways into the present. INCERTEZA VIVA recognizes uncertainties as a generative guiding system and builds on the conviction that it is necessary to detach uncertainty from fear. By choosing an approach close to cosmological thinking,
Free wi-fi in the pavilion upon online registration 1st floor B3, 2nd floor B3 Elevator for visitors with reduced mobility Telephone for wheelchair users 1st floor B3, 2nd floor B3 Telephone for the hearing impaired visitors 1st floor B3 Telephone 1st floor B3, 2nd floor B3, Z3 K3, 2nd floor B3, B5 Toilets for wheelchair user Ground floor O3, 1st floor
From 07 September to 11 December 2016 Tue, Wed, Fri, Sun, holidays: 9–7 pm (last admission 6 pm) Thur, Sat: 9–10 pm (last admission 9 pm) Closed on Mondays Free entrace
2nd floor B3, B5, Z3, Z4 Toilets Ground floor O3, 1st floor K3, First-aid Station 1st floor B4 Press Room Ground floor O3 Restaurant Mezzanine N3
32nd bienal de são paulo – Incerteza Viva Pavilhão da Bienal Av. Pedro Álvares Cabral, s.n., Parque Ibirapuera, Portão 3 T: +55 (11) 5576 7600
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Information Ground floor T2, V5 Checkroom 1st floor T2, V5
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Studios: Cozinha and Oficina
Application and Website
A series of events will be held throughout the 32nd Bienal including music and dance presentations, workshops, conversations and lectures, performances and film screenings. Some of the participants and events are: a concert by Ava Rocha and Tetê Espíndola, a lecture by Eleanor Saitta and Elisa Gargiulo, a performance of Grada Kilomba and a culinary experience by Asia Komarova among others. Thursdays at 8 pm and Saturdays Check the complete program online via 32nd Bienal app or website.
Cozinha [Kitchen] and Oficina [Workshop] are two hybrid spaces for use, reflection and practice inside the Bienal Pavilion, expanding the concept of a studio. Cozinha is a space which unites experience, production and an exchange of knowledge. Artists, researchers and cooks will be welcomed there with proposals that combine the act of eating with conversations and research. Oficina is the workspace – where ideas come together, take shape and are designed. A variety of tools for work and reflection are made available there to enable research and experimentation. The actions held at Cozinha and Oficina can take place both during guided visits with school groups, and within the public program open to all. Located on the 1st floor.
The 32nd Bienal app and website contain images and texts on the artists, details on the public program, information on guided tours, as well as special content produced in collaboration with participating artists presenting work processes, music and conversations with curators and people involved in the artists’ researches. app.32bienal.org.br 32bienal.org.br
The Soundfield project offers to the visitors of the 32nd Bienal sound experiences complementary to the exhibition. Comprised of over 40 tracks created in collaboration with participating artists, it features talks, music, recited poems and narratives, as well as a proposal of a walk from Gate 3 of Ibirapuera Park to the exhibition’s main entrance. Soundfield is an ongoing project. Access the playlist using the links below: camposonoro.32bienal.org.br app.32bienal.org.br
Catalog: with content on all the artists and works, it also features texts written by the curatorial team and essays by Boaventura Souza Santos, Denise Ferreira da Silva and Elizabeth Povinelli.
The publications are available for purchase at Livraria da Travessa on the mezzanine. 50% discount on the catalog to teachers and students upon presentation of professional ID or student card (limited promotion).
Guide: this pocket-sized guide contains info on the artists and their works. It is a useful and handy tool for visitors while exploring the exhibition.
Educational material: Produced with the participation of teachers and social educators, it addresses 32nd Bienal’s themes and the work of 12 artists on a pedagogical approach. Free distribution to professionals and institutions of the educational and cultural fields, libraries and schools visiting the exhibition. Requests must be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
OPAVIVARÁ! Transnômades [Transnomads], 2016 A set of movable devices that circulates inside the Bienal Pavilion, throughout Ibirapuera Park and the city. The activations take place weekly in the park throughout the exhibition’s duration and in the city on the following dates: October 7–10, November 4–6, and December 2–4. Departure from the pavilion at 14 pm.
Bené Fonteles Ágora: OcaTaperaTerreiro, 2016 ‘Conversations to postpone the end of the world’ is a program of encounters and presentations proposed by artist Bené Fonteles to take place inside the Ágora: OcaTaperaTerreiro. The installation is an ágora, a space and concept that is activated by rituals and different voices. The program will have the participation of Ailton Krenak, Ayrson Heráclito, Ernesto Neto, Marlui Miranda and Tetê Espíndola, among others. September 8–11 and 14–18, October 19–23 and November 16–20.
Vivian Caccuri TabomBass, 2016 Musicians and producers based in Accra (Ghana), developed basslines that are played regularly at the installation. The activation of this work includes the participation of Brazilian DJs and MCs invited to improvise with beats, instruments, words and other sounds over the basslines composed by the Ghanaian musicians. The guests are: KEYZUZ, Ghalileo, MensaHighlife, Mutombo, Da Poet, Panji Anoff, Samkofa, Steloo, Wanlov and Yaw P. September 10, October 8, November 5, December 10 and Saturdays, 6 pm. Duration: 90 min.
Nomeda & Gediminas Urbonas Psychotropic House: Zooetics Pavilion of Ballardian Technologies, 2016 A laboratory for the construction and development of biotechnological artifacts created from the interaction of mycelium with other materials. The experiments in the laboratory aim to stimulate new forms of ecological coexistence. The activations take place every day under the orientation of mediators.
Study Days: before the close of the exhibition, a publication will be released featuring contributions from artists, activists, writers, researchers and others who participated in the Study Days organized by the curatorial team in Accra (Ghana), Santiago (Chile), Lamas (Peru), Cuiabá and São Paulo (Brazil).
Artworks Activation Artworks activation are events, performances and talks with artists which take place inside the pavilion or elsewhere. Check the program at the 32nd Bienal app and website. Naufus Ramírez-Figueroa Corazón del Espantapájaros [Heart of the Scarecrow], 2016 The work is inspired by the tragicomedy of the same name written by Hugo Carrillo in 1962 and staged in 1975 in Guatemala by students at the Universidad Popular. In partnership with artisans, costume designers and actors, Ramírez-Figueroa created the masks, garments and props displayed in the exhibition. These objects are activated by the actors during performances at the Bienal Pavilion and in Ibirapuera Park. September 7, November 2 and on Saturdays at 3 pm. Duration: 20 min.
Restauro: an artwork-restaurant
Artworks outside the pavilion
The restaurant is a proposition by Jorge Menna Barreto. Entitled Restauro [Restoration], the artwork-restaurant offers food based on plants and features collaborations with networks of sustainable food production such as agroforests, organic farmers and systems dedicated to the recuperation of soils and biodiversity. The work also has an important mediating role at the 32nd Bienal, using such
Alicia Barney Valle de Alicia [Valley of Alicia], 2016 Installation composed of metal, wood, paper, PVC, acrylic emulsion. Location: near the exhibition entrance.
Park McArthur Sometimes You’re Both, 2016 25 plinths made from stainless steel and products made of latex rubber. Location: inside and around the Bienal Pavilion.
Koo Jeong A ARROGATION, 2016 Skatepark made of concrete, metal and phosphorescent paint. In collaboration with Aleksandrina Rizova. Location: near Gate 3, inside Ibirapuera Park.
Wlademir Dias-Pino Outdoors, 2015-2016 20 images. Acrylic on wood. Location: various spots throughout Ibirapuera Park.
GENERAL PUBLIC Tue, Wed, Thur and Fri: 10 am, 11:30 am, 2 pm and 4:30 pm Sat and sun: every 30 min from 9:30 am until 5 pm Evening tours Thur and Sat: 7 pm and 8 pm All group visits with the general public have duration of 1 hour Look for the service counters at the exhibition entrances.
concepts as digestion and metabolization to address the relationship between our habits and the environment. In Restauro, visitors get access to all the processes involved in the production of foods, participating in the systemic relationship between nourishment and environment. Located in the mezzanine.
SCHEDULED GROUPS Tue, Wed, Thur, Fri, Sat and Sun: 2-hour visits. For groups of 10 or more people, book by telephone: +55 (11) 3883-9090 (booking via Diverte Cultural).
Oficina de Imaginação Política Conceptualized by Amilcar Packer, it functions as a group for research, intervention, production and dissemination of information, learning, public debate and coexistence developed in collaboration with Diego Ribeiro, Jota Mombaça (Monstra Errátika), Rita Natálio, Thiago de Paula and Valentina Desideri. The public program of the Oficina de Imaginação Política takes place on Saturdays and is available at the app and website of the 32nd Bienal.
Foreign-Language, Brazilian-Sign Language and Multisensory Tours Guided tours in English and in Spanish Booking must be made 48 hours in advance via 32bienal.org.br. Deaf visitors Wed, Fri and Sat: 11.30 am and 5 pm Blind or visually impaired visitors Wed and Thur: 11.30 am and 5 pm For more information, please consult the service counters at the exhibition entrances. WHEELCHAIR Visitors who require a wheelchair please consult the service counters at the exhibition entrances. Tours with wheelchair users have the aid of the Bienal’s staff on the ramps.
Ministry Of Culture, Bienal and Itaú present 32ª Bienal de São Paulo Co-realization
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Realization Project supported by the State of São Paulo Government, Secretariat of Culture, Program of Cultural Action 2016
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