Sponsored by Vivo, SP-Arte guided tours were free of charge and offered visitors a special cruise among the profusion of works, artists and history gathered together for the Festival.

In 2019, close of 500 visitors joined the theme-oriented itineraries, conducted by professionals from different cultural fields. Get to know more about the themes and specialists that guided the itineraries.


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BY PAOLA FABRES

critic, curator and researcher, takes part in the Collection and Curating Committee at MAC-RS

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Abstraction within modernism

The itinerary walked by great names of 20th century abstract trend, investigating the rationalism of the constructivist movement and its proximity towards a social project.


BY PAOLA FABRES

The Figurative within Modernism

The Itinerary approached figurative art in Latin America during the 60’s and 70’s, relating both the art and political fields with the rise of authoritarian dictatorial governments during that time period.


BY BIANCA LEITE

educator and visual artist, licentiated in Visual Arts – Unesp

Afro-contemporary Artists I

Going through Brazilian and foreign artists, the itinerary problematized the hegemonic art system, decolonizing contemplation and knowledge through afro-oriented esthetics.


BY BIANCA LEITE

Afro-contemporary Artists II

The tour debated the materiality present in the works of afro-contemporary artists and the way through which techniques such as painting, sculpture, and photography are resignified.


BY ISABELLA LENZI

curator and researcher. Directs the Consulate of Portugal Cultural Space in São Paulo

Body, city and nature

The itinerary went through works in which the body, be it the artist’s or the public’s, participate in the piece, besides the different relation amongst the human being and nature.


BY ISABELLA LENZI

The Hand and the Industry

The tour reflected upon the artistic gesture in modern and contemporary art, contrasting manual and artisanal labor to industrial processes, times and materials.


BY ANA BEATRIZ ALMEIDA

artist and researcher, she is a master student at the Department of Art History and Esthetics – MAC-USP

Art and politics: from the 70’s until now

Bracing different artistic supports, the itinerary presented narratives of cultural and geopolitical ruptures that happened – and are still happening – through art.


BY ANA BEATRIZ ALMEIDA

Decolonizing Art

The itinerary presented woks and artists, from either the Brazilian or international scene, that called into question the perpetuation of colonialist notions in the 21st century.


BY GUSTAVO COLOMBINI

Is a playwright and theater director, graduated from ECA-USP. Colombini has presented his works at MAM-SP and Casa do Povo

Erotic Art

The itinerary gathered artistic manifestations striking other subjectivities or political protest formats: sex, human sexuality, desire, eroticism.


BY GUSTAVO COLOMBINI
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Art and Text

The itinerary debated the use of words in visual arts, approaching its possible fluidity between literary arts and the relevance of the word in the idea of the contemporary discourse.


BY LIVIA DEBBANÉ

writer and researcher.  Debbané was a reporter and editor-in-chief of Bamboo magazine from 2011-2016

From modern to contemporary design

The itinerary revealed curiosities of Brazilian modern furniture from the 1940’s- 1960’s, to the experimentation in contemporary production.


BY LIVIA DEBBANÉ

In Between design and art

The Itinerary approached materials, procedures and history through objects that intertwine those fields and incite the question: is it design or is it art?