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  Fundação Bienal de São Paulo announces list of participating artists for the 28th Bienal de São Paulo "in living contact"

Residency program has six artists working in São Paulo and four interdisciplinary projects will integrate the exhibition program.

Fundação Bienal de São Paulo announces the list of participating artists for the 28th Bienal de São Paulo "in living contact". The curators Ivo Mesquita and Ana Paula Cohen have invited 40 artists from 20 different nationalities for the exhibition that will take place from October 26th to December 06th, 2008.

1- Alexander Pilis (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1954. Lives in Barcelona)
2- Allan McCollum (Los Angeles, USA, 1944. Lives in New York)
3- Ângela Ferreira (Maputo, Mozambique, 1958. Lives in Lisbon)
4- Armin Linke (Milan, Italy, 1966. Lives in Milan)
5- assume vivid astro focus (Formed in 2000. Based in New York and Paris)
6- Carla Zaccagnini (Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1973. Lives in São Paulo)
7- Carlos Navarrete (Santiago, Chile, 1968. Lives in Santiago)
8- Carsten Höller (Brussels, Belgium, 1961. Lives in Stockholm)
9- Cristina Lucas (Jaén, Spain, 1973. Lives in Madrid)
10- Dora Longo Bahia (São Paulo, Brazil, 1961. Lives in São Paulo)
11- Eija-Liisa Ahtila (Hämeenlinn, Finland, 1959. Lives in Helsinki)
12- Erick Beltrán (Mexico City, Mexico, 1974. Lives in Barcelona)
13- Fernando Bryce (Lima, Peru, 1965. Lives in Berlin)
14- Fischerspooner (Formed in New York, USA, 1998. Live in New York)
15- Gabriel Sierra (San Juan de Nepomuceno, Colombia, 1975. Lives in Bogotá)
16- Goldin+Senneby (Formed in Stockholm, Sweden, 2004. Live in Stockholm)
17- Iran do Espírito Santo (Mococa, Brazil, 1963. Lives in São Paulo)
18- Israel Galván (Seville, Spain, 1973. Lives in Seville)
19- Javier Peñafiel (Zaragoza, Spain, 1964. Lives in Barcelona)
20- João Modé (Resende, Brazil, 1961. Lives in Rio de Janeiro)
21- Joan Jonas (New York, USA, 1936. Lives in New York)
22- Joe Sheehan (Nelson, New Z ealand, 1976. Lives in Wellington)
23- Leya Mira Brander (São Paulo, Brazil, 1976. Lives in São Paulo)
24- Los Super Elegantes (Formed in San Francisco, USA, 1995. Live in Los Angeles)
25- Mabe Bethônico (Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1966. Lives in Belo Horizonte)
26- Marina Abramovic' (Belgrade, former Yugoslavia, 1946. Lives in New York)
27- Matt Mullican (Santa Monica, USA, 1951. Lives in New York)
28- Maurício Ianês (Santos, Brazil, 1973. Lives in São Paulo)
29- Mircea Cantor (Oradea, Romania, 1977. Lives in Paris)
30- Nicolás Robbio (Mar Del Plata, Argentina, 1975. Lives in São Paulo)
31- O Grivo (Formed in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1990. Live in Belo Horizonte)
32- Paul Ramirez Jonas (Pomona, EUA, 1965. Lives in New York)
33- Peter Friedl (Oberneukirchen, Austria, 1960. Oberneukirchen)
34- Rivane Neuenschwander (Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1967. Lives in Belo Horizonte)
35- Rodrigo Bueno (São Paulo, Brazil, 1967. Lives in São Paulo)
36- Rubens Mano (São Paulo, Brazil, 1960. Lives in São Paulo)
37- Sarnath Banerjee (Calcutta, India, 1972. Lives in New Delhi)
38- Sophie Calle (Paris, France, 1953. Lives in Paris)
39- Valeska Soares (Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 1957. Lives in New York)
40- Vasco Araújo (Lisbon, Portugal, 1975. Lives in Lisbon)

Among the list of invited artists for the 28th Bienal de São Paulo, 27 artists are developing works for the exhibition: Alexander Pilis, Ângela Ferreira, Armin Linke, assume vivid astro focus, Carla Zaccagnini, Carlos Navarrete, Carsten Höller, Dora Longo Bahia, Erick Beltrán, Fischerspooner, Gabriel Sierra, Goldin+Senneby, Iran do Espírito Santo, Javier Peñafiel, João Modé, Leya Mira Brander, Mabe Bethônico, Maurício Ianês, Mircea Cantor, Nicolás Robbio, O Grivo, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Rivane Neuenschwander, Rodrigo Bueno, Rubens Mano, Sarnath Banerjee and Valeska Soares.

Special Projects

Curators Ivo Mesquita and Ana Paula Cohen have invited four different interdisciplinary projects to integrate the program of the 28th Bienal de São Paulo:
1 - "Archivo Abierto" - Centro de Documentación de las Artes, Centro Cultural Palacio la Moneda (Santiago, Chile)
2 - CINEMA CAPACETE (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
3 - Ivaldo Bertazzo (São Paulo, Brazil)
4 - Weightless Days (Ângela Detanico & Rafael Lain [Brazil], Megumi Matsumoto & Takeshi Yazaki [Japan], Dennis McNulty [Ireland]).

Residency Program

The 28th Bienal de São Paulo has invited six artists to participate in the international residency program developed by Fundação Armando Alvares Penteado - FAAP at the Edifício Lutetia. They are: Erick Beltrán (Mexico), Gabriel Sierra (Colombia), Goldin+Senneby (Sweden), Javier Peñafiel (Spain) and Sarnath Banerjee (India). As a result of this cooperation between FAAP and Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, these artists will present a lecture about their respective projects and develop activities with the students of FAAP´s Art School. Further information on the residency projects will be released in due time.

Video Lounge

The artist Wagner Morales will be the assistant curator in charge of the selection of videos and films that will be exhibited at the 28th Bienal de São Paulo Video Lounge. The lounge will be organized in four "exhibition cells" - specially designed and built spaces where the public will be able to follow the program - and also a video room inside the exhibition's library. During the six weeks of the event, specific series of films and videos will also be screened at the auditorium located on the 3rd floor.

28th Bienal de São Paulo "in living contact"

Chief curator:
Ivo Mesquita
Curator: Ana Paula Cohen

October 26th to December 06th, 2008

Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo - Parque Ibirapuera

São Paulo | Brazil

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