Name Descriptor: Bienal de Artes Visuais do Mercosul×
  • América Latina : uma arte nossa para o mundo inteiro = América Latina : un arte nuestro para todo el mundo
    Glusberg, Jorge
    The curatorial message of this exhibition is that the cultural patronage and aesthetic rejection of Latin American art (as a whole) no longer apply. As a historical-cultural construct, Latin America is an amalgam. The cultural miscegenation that took [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808371

  • Cânticos da origem
    In this essay, Nelson Aguilar expresses his conviction that the question of “origin” has become a crucial issue for Latin American nations. The organization of an actual art exhibition—as in the 2003 Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre, for [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808226

  • Da adversidade vivemos ou uma cartografia em construção
    MELENDI, Maria Angélica
    In her essay, María Angélica Melendi discusses how Latin America fits into artistic and cultural grand narratives (grand-récits). In her opinion, the art produced in Latin America seeks to insert itself into these narratives in two different ways [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808351

  • Eduardo Kac: telepresença problematiza a visão
    Kac, Eduardo; Osthoff, Simone
    This text is an interview by Simone Osthoff with artist Eduardo Kac on his work Rara Avis exhibitedat the first Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre (Rio Grande do Sul) in 1996. Kac points out the important role that new technologies play in the visual [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 1111128

  • Entre fronteiras : pensando sobre a arte
    Zielinsky, Mônica
    In this essay, Mônica Zielinsky looks at the state of art at the end of the twentieth century, trying to identify the subjects that artists are using; that is, what they are looking for in their work, especially in Latin America. Her reflections are [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808119

  • Espacio y región en el arte contemporáneo: una mirada histórica, política y cultural
    Peluffo Linari, Gabriel
    This essay by the Uruguayan architect and researcher Gabriel Peluffo Linari seeks to explain how aesthetic spaces (understood as symbolic construction zones) and political power spaces are connected in Latin American societies. The author sees a need [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808152

  • Perspectiva crítica II : notas sobre a importância histórica da Bienal do Mercosul no estabelecimento de uma "auto-estima" para a arte latino-americana
    Gaudêncio Fidelis
    Gaudêncio Fidelis sounds the alarm concerning the inadequacy of lectures that suggest that so-called “postcolonial societies” absolutely must take the necessary steps to catch up with modernity. Given the impossibility of shoehorning the [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 807948

  • Reescrevendo a história da arte latino-americana
    Morais, Frederico, 1936-
    This essay by Frederico [de] Morais accepts as a given that the stigma of Latin American marginalization is due to its absence from the field of universal art or to its exclusion from metropolitan history and criticism of art. At the same time, some [...]
    ICAA Record ID: 808314