“How to (…) things that don’t exist” opens at the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art

The São Paulo Biennial was initiated in 1951 and is the second oldest art biennial in the world, after the Venice Biennial, which was set up in 1885 and served as its model. The biennial serves to bring Brazilian art closer to an international audience and vice-versa. This is the first time in its more than 60 years history that the São Paulo Biennial travels outside of Brazil. How to (live with) things that don’t exist features 28 artists and artist collectives selected from the 31st São Paulo Biennial, which was presented in the Oscar Niemeyer designed pavilion in the Ibirapuera Park between 6 September and 7 December 2014. The curatorial selection for Serralves has been made by Charles Esche, Galit Eilat and Oren Sagiv, three of the curators of the São Paulo exhibition. The exhibition’s investigation into art’s revelatory potential is being reconfigured for the physical,

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