Participants and Projects, 06 Sep 2014 — 07 Dec 2014

Participants and Projects

The exhibition part of the Bienal will contain more than 81 projects, produced by about 100 participants and totalling around 250 artworks.

The word ‘project’ is intended to create a distance from the traditional idea of an autonomous artwork made in a studio by an artist. By using this word, we can introduce a broader range of contemporary cultural practices and include people working in other disciplines, such as educators, sociologists, architects, performers.

The term also serves to encourage collaboration and trans-disciplinary ways of working amongst the Bienal participants. Each project is an independent contribution but may consist of many artworks by individual or collective authorship. More than half the projects have been made specifically for this Bienal, many by international artists who have produced work in response to a residency in the city and the opportunity to travel further in Brazil.


Agnieszka Piksa | It’s Just the Spin of Inner Life

Alejandra Riera and UEINZZ | “… – MUTE – OHPERA – … ”

Ana Lira | Vote!

Anna Boghiguian | Cities by the River

Archivo F.X. – Pedro G. Romero | The Modern School

Armando Queiroz with Almires Martins and Marcelo Rodrigues | Ymá Nhandehetama

Arthur Scovino | House of Caboclo

Asger Jorn | 10,000 Years of Nordic Folk Art

Asier Mendizabal | Agoramaquia (The Exact Case of the Statue)

Basel Abbas e Ruanne Abou-Rahme | The Incidental Insurgents

Bik Van der Pol | Turning a Blind Eye

Bruno Pacheco | Meeting Point and other works

Chto Delat | The Excluded. In a moment of danger

Clara Ianni and Débora Maria da Silva | Plea

Dan Perjovschi | Wall, Work, Workshop. The São Paulo Drawing

Danica Dakić | Heaven / El Dorado / Vila Maria

Éder Oliveira | Untitled

Edward Krasiński | Spear and other works

El Hadji Sy | Marine Archaeology

Erick Beltrán | Double Goer

Etcétera… and León Ferrari | Erring from God

Gabriel Mascaro | It Is Not About Shoes

Giuseppe Campuzano | Life’s Timeline / Transvestite Museum of Peru

Graziela Kunsch | Fare Free Bus

Graziela Kunsch with Lilian L’Abbate Kelian | Urbânia 5 Magazine

Gülsün Karamustafa | Illustrated History / The Settler

Halil Altındere | Wonderland

Hudinilson Jr. | Tension Zone

Imogen Stidworthy | Balayer – A Map of Sweeping

Ines Doujak and John Barker | Loomshuttles, Warpaths

Jakob Jakobsen and María Berríos | The Revolution Must Be a School of Unfettered Thought

Jo Baer | In the Land of the Giants and other works

Johanna Calle | Imponderables / Perimeters

Jonas Staal | Nosso Lar, Brasília

Juan Carlos Romero | Violence

Juan Downey | The Abandoned Shabono / Video Trans Americas

Juan Pérez Agirregoikoa | Dead Letter

Kasper Akhøj and Tamar Guimarães | Captain Gervásio’s Family

Lázaro Saavedra | Under Pressure

Leigh Orpaz | Breakfast

Lia Perjovschi | A Research

Mapa Teatro – Laboratorio de artistas | The Uncounted: A Triptych

Mark Lewis | Invention

Marta Neves | No-Ideas

Michael Kessus Gedalyovich | The Name Giver / The Placebo Scroll

Mujeres Creando | Space to Abort

Nahum Zenil – Ocaña – Sergio Zevallos – Yeguas del Apocalipsis (Organized by Miguel A. López) | God is Queer

Nilbar Güreş | Open Phone Booth / Black Series / TrabZONE and other works

Nurit Sharett | Counting the Stars

Otobong Nkanga | Landversation

Prabhakar Pachpute | Dark Clouds of the Future

Qiu Zhijie | Map

Romy Pocztaruk | The Last Adventure

ruangrupa | RURU

Sandi Hilal, Alessandro Petti and Grupo Contrafilé | Mujawara

Sheela Gowda | Those of Whom

Teatro da Vertigem | The Last Word Is the Penultimate One – 2

Teresa Lanceta | Bert Flint / Granada / Handira

Thiago Martins de Melo | Martyrdom

Tiago Borges and Yonamine | AfroUFO

Tony Chakar | One Hundred Thousand Solitudes / Of Other Worlds That Are in This One

Val del Omar | Water-Mirror of Granada / Fire in Castile

Virginia de Medeiros | Sergio and Simone

Vivian Suter | Untitled

Voluspa Jarpa | Learning Histories

Walid Raad | Letters to the Reader (1864, 1877, 1916, 1923)

Wilhelm Sasnal | Capital

Yael Bartana | Hell

Yuri Firmeza | The Fortress / Nothing Is

Yochai Avrahami | Small World

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