Exhibition

Letters to the Mayor: São Paulo

30 Jul 2016 – 27 Aug 2016

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10:00 – 18:00
Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00
Thursday
10:00 – 18:00
Friday
10:00 – 18:00
Saturday
10:00 – 18:00
Sunday
10:00 – 18:00

Pivô

São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil

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Letters to the Mayor: São Paulo displays letters written by architects, artist, curators and other practitioners to the city mayor, right before the municipal elections.

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Pivô Art and Research and Storefront for Art and Architecture present the exhibition Letters to the Mayor: São Paulo, curated by the architects Bruno de Almeida and Fernando Falcon.

The exhibition is part of a larger project conceived by Storefront for Art and Architecture, consisting of an itinerant show that already took place in cities such as New York (USA), Athens (Greece), Bogota (Colombia), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Panama City (Panama), Mexico City (Mexico), Taipei (Taiwan), among others. In each of these cities the exhibition featured a set of letters written by fifty local architects to their Mayor, expressing their ideas opinions and desires for the city.

São Paulo’s edition will strategically take place during the electoral campaigns for the Municipality of São Paulo. The letters will be exhibited at Pivô Art and Research, in the Copan building at the heart of the city, in a free exhibition accompanied by an intense program of conversations, round-tables and lectures that will take place during August. Afterwards all the exhibited letters will be sent to the Mayor’s office.

By bringing a set of relevant voices to the public awareness and to the agendas and desks of the potential mayors, the exhibition intends to intensify the discussion about the city at a crucial time for its future and for its citizens, amidst a complex political and economic moment for the country.

The group of invited architects and institutions offers a varied outline of the nuances that the architectural discipline can contain, including both consecrated and emerging names from fields such as the projectual, academic, theoretical, critical, artistic and curatorial.

Curators

Bruno Alves de Almeida

Bruno Alves de Almeida

Exhibiting artists

Aflalo/Gasperini Arquitetos

MMBB Arquitetos

Martin Corullon

Paulo Caruso

Nitsche Arquitetos

Boldarini Arquitetos Associados

Hereñú e Ferroni Arquitetos

Giselle Beiguelman

Luis Espallargas Gimenez

Cristiano Mascaro

Apiacás Arquitetos

Andrade Morettin Arquitetos

Nadia Somekh

Francisco Spadoni

Carlito Carvalhosa

Francesco Perrotta-Bosch

Laura Sobral

Vitor César

Vão Arquitetos

Guilherme Wisnik

SIAA

AR Arquitetos

Ciro Pirondi

Ligia Nobre

Terra e Tuma

Maria Cristina da Silva Leme

Hugo Segawa

Abílio Guerra

Triptyque Architecture

Júlia Masagão

José Armênio

Mônica Junqueira de Camargo

Sérgio Ferro

Regina Meyer

Marcos L. Rosa

Lucas Simões

Héctor Vigliecca

Ermínia Maricato

Rodrigo Cerviño Lopez

GrupoSP

Vera Pallamin

Carlos Alberto Cerqueira Lemos

Piratininga Arquitetos Associados

Renato Cymbalista

23 Sul

Marcio Kogan

Gabriel Kogan

Lizete Rubano

FGMF

Silvio Oksman

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