danh vo, jimmie durham - curar e reparar

bienal de coimbra, anozero 17'- coimbra, portugal
november 11 - december 30, 2017

anozero'17, biennial of contemporary art of coimbra, coimbra portugal, 2017

The Anozero'17 Biennial consists of a single exhibition spread across several parts of the city, using some of its heritage sites - from the eighteenth century university to abandoned convents and the entire UNESCO World Heritage area.


The exhibition focuses on various aspects of the idea of ​​reparation and healing - both in individual and subjective terms and in collective terms - about the city and its wounds. In this sense, some artists were invited to perform specific pieces for the biennial, with important tones in the city's own history and idiosyncrasies. In other cases, works were requested from institutions and individuals for their relevance in approaching the theme.


Other artists are working from important collections such as the University collections, the symbolic heritage of the city, the history of the destruction of Upper Coimbra and the construction of the University during the Estado Novo.


The biennial will present works by 35 artists, among them Danh Vo and Jimmie Durham, in all typologies - film, video, photography, painting, sculpture / installation, performance.

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