Actions and exhibitions are scattered between Bahia’s Museum of Modern Art (main) and 30 locations in Salvador and other 10 cities in the State of Bahia, Brazil.
In 1968 the State of Bahia launched the second edition of its Arts Biennale, which lasted just two days. Ten of the artworks exhibited were considered “subversive” and duly confiscated, their authors arrested, some of them tortured or forced into exile. The project of having a privileged venue for contemporary arts in Brazil out of the dominant scene of São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro was thus aborted, and a whole generation of artists had to work within a circumscribed, limited dialogue, stuck in the outskirts of the globalized art circuit and its markets.
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