Frestas Triennial Between post-Truth and Events

Tobi Mayer on the postcolonial narratives of the Brazilian triennial

By Tobi Maier

Miro Spinelli, Gordura Trans #16, 2017, performance. Image: Adriano Sobal, courtsy the artist and SESC Sorocaba

SESC Sorocaba and other venues, 12 August – 3 December While the biennials in São Paulo, Salvador da Bahia, Curitiba and Porto Alegre (inaugurated in 1951, 1966, 1996 and 1993, respectively) have been on the circuit for some years now, Sorocaba is hosting the Frestas Triennial for only the second time. An initiative of the non-profit SESC (thriving on a 1.5% payroll tax on commerce workers), this year’s edition has been curated by Daniela Labra under the title Between post-Truth…

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