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15 May – 9 June 2013
Galeria de Arte Digital SESI-SP, Avenida Paulista 1313, Sao Paulo

Susa Pop from Public Art Lab Berlin together with Marilia Pasculli from Verve Cultural Sao Paulo curate an artistic programme for the SESI/FIESP building’s media facade in Sao Paulo. The programme ‘Brasil-Alemanha: Culturas Conectadas’ will run from 15 May to 9 June in the frame of the event Germany + Brazil 2013-14.

Find more pictures of the Connected Cultures urban media artworks on flickr.

13 May – Opening of Germany + Brasil 2013-14

With speeches by Jochaim Gauck, President of Germany, and Marta Suplicy, Minister of Culture of Brazil. Cultural highlights where the illumination of Sao Paulo’s Teatro Municipal by Hamburg artist Michael Batz and the performance of the Young Euro Classic Brasil-Alemanha Orchestra.

15 May – Opening of Connected Cultures

With speeches by Walter Vicioni Gonçalves, Regional Director of SENAI-SP and Prof. Dr. h.c. Klaus-Dieter Lehmann, President of Goethe Institute. An Introduction was given by the two curators of Connected Cultures: Marilia Pasculli from Verve Cultural Sao Paulo and Susa Pop from Public Art Lab Berlin.
Pictures of the opening on flickr

16 May – Connected Cultures Workshop: Looking Behind the Facade

With presentations by the curators and by the four artist groups of the Connected Cultures Programme: Super Uber (BR), Rachel Rosalen(BR), Pfadfinderei + The Constitute (DE) and Mader Stublic Wiermann (DE).
Pictures of the workshop on flickr


For the media facade’s opening in November 2012, Marilia Pasculli who initiated the Galeria de Arte Digital SESI-SP together with João Frugiuele, had already invited Susa Pop to present a data visualisation programme for their SP_Urban Digital Festival, with ‘City Sleep Light’ by Antoine Schmitt and ‘Rhythm of Sao Paulo’ by Mar Canet and Varvara Guljajeva.https://www.publicartlab-berlin.de/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/msw_teaser_small.jpg

For the Germany + Brazil 2013-14 programme, the curators will present the German artist groups Pfadfinderei + The Constitute and Mader Stublic Wiermann as well as the two Brazilian artists Super Uber and Rachel Rosalen to open the media facade as a living sculputure for intercultural encounter and dialogue.

Picture: ‘all ready made’ by Mader Stublic Wiermann. The work has a specially composed soundtrack that can be accessed at www.all-ready-made.com.

On May 16, interested professionals can participate in a workshop with the German and Brazilian artists. You can find more information on the event website (in Portuguese) and on the website of the Goethe Institute Sao Paulo (in German).

The project is realised with support from SESI/FIESP and the Goethe Institute Sao Paulo.


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