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Venue: Mercosul Biennial

Essays on Geopoetics | 8th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre

The 8th Mercosul Biennial’s theme is Essays on Geopoetics. It brings together 105 artists from 31 countries that deal with topics relevant to this discussion: mapping, colonization, border, customs, international alliances, construction geopolitical location, travelers scientific, nation and politics.

“The 8th Biennial wants to show alternatives to the conventional notion of nation, and discusses new mappings, relations between the political and geographical positioning between the regional and global circulation routes and exchange of symbolic capital, citizenship in non-urban areas, the political status of nations and the relationship between fictional science, travel and colonization. ” – José Roca

Curated by José Roca, Alexia Tala, Paola Santoscoy and Cauê Alves.