Who said tomorrow doesn't exist?
1st TRIO Biennial, 2015
TRIO Biennial, Rio de Janeiro
September 4 – December 8, 2015
Curator: Marcus de Lontra Costa
The TRIO Biennial is an international exhibition of contemporary art around the three-dimensional – sculpture, installations, objects – just as, in all its expanded fields – painting, photography, performance, video and other media as three-dimensional research. The Biennial aims to be one of the major projects in 2015, next to the Rio’s birthday celebrations.
With the theme “Who said that tomorrow doesn’t exist ?”, extracted sentence of the verses from the pop music of a Brazilian rapper, Marcelo D2, the show aims to discuss the future’s intermediation processes, their design concepts, past tense and willingness, from the spheres of the country, of the art and in the three-dimensional and is divided into 3 modules, under the supervision of its main curator Marcus de Lontra Costa:
The Main Show, to be held in the Cidade das Artes (City of Arts), receiving the choice of the general curator of the event, with brazilian and foreign guest artists.
The show Relevo, a monumental exhibition where consular offices are being invited to present the artists from their countries, for an exhibition in the cultural facilities of the city, as well as public areas, squares and parks, in Rio, Niterói, Petrópolis, Búzios and Pirai, to democratically expanding people’s access to art and culture.
And the module showing Brazil three-dimensional panorama, which will take place at Memorial Vargas, Municipal Art Centre Hélio Oiticica and open air spaces in downtown Rio. For this, the Culture Secretaries of all States, are also being invited to send artists chosen by curators sites. And besides these, several side events in shows around the city.