The 24th Bienal de São Paulo remade art history from a Brazilian perspective, and presented a new model for exhibition-making in the era of post-colonial globalisation. The show employed the Brazilian notion of anthropophagy as both concept and method; it encouraged 'contamination' and 'cannibalisation' of the canon and attempted to rethink the role of exhibition-based education. Detailed documentation reconstructs the Bienal, with extensive analysis provided by Lisette Lagnado. Further contributions are made by Dias & Riedweg, Andrea Fraser, Paulo Herkenhoff, Pablo Lafuente, Mirtes Marins de Oliveira, Carmen Morsch and Catrin Seefranz, and Renato Sztutman.- from the back cover

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Anthropophagy as Cultural Strategy: The 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo - Lisette LAGNADO
The 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo 1998
The Epistemological Leap of Anthropophagy After the 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo - Mirtes Marins de OLIVEIRA
Out of The Cantinho-Art Education at The 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo - Carmen MORSCH, Catrin SEEFRANZ
The (Re)turn of The Anthropophagites: Reconnecting Oswalk de Andrade's Proposal to Amerindian Art-Thought - Renato SZTUTMAN
Manifesto Antropofago - Oswald de ANDRADE
Anthropophagite Manifesto - Oswald de ANDRADE
Incomplete Glossary of Sources of Latin American Art - Paulo HERKENHOFF
Reporting from Sao Paulo, I'm from The United States: Five Broadcasts on The 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo - Andrea FRASER
-Andrea Fraser in Conversation with David Morris
-Dias & Riedweg in Conversation with Line Ellegaard
Afterword: For What, For Whom - Pablo LAFUENTE
Cultural Anthropophagy: The 24th Bienal de Sao Paulo 1998
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