09 Jun 2017
Bienal announces dates for 33rd edition

The Fundação Bienal de São Paulo is pleased to announce the dates for its 33rd edition. From September 7th to December 9th 2018, Pavilhão Ciccillo Matarazzo (Bienal Pavilion) will host the exhibition curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro.   

Before the public opening, a press preview is scheduled for September 4th and a press, professional and guest preview for 5th and 6th September. Accreditation (required) starts on January 2018.

About the curator: Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro

Born in La Coruña, Spain, Pérez-Barreiro holds a PhD in Art History and Theory from the University of Essex (UK) and an MA in Art History and Latin American Studies from the University of Aberdeen (UK). With over 20 years experience, he was curator of Latin American Art at the Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin (2002-2008), chief curator of the 6th Bienal do Mercosul in Porto Alegre (2007), and director of Visual Arts at The Americas Society in New York (2000-2002). He was an advisor to the Iberê Camargo Foundation and his curatorial projects in Brazil and abroad include exhibitions of Lygia Pape, Geraldo de Barros, Rivane Neuenschwander, Waltercio Caldas and Willys de Castro. Last April, the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, in Madrid, has opened an exhibition dedicated to the critic Mario Pedrosa, co-curated by Pérez-Barreiro and Michelle Sommer. He is the current director and chief curator of the Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, with offices in New York and Caracas.