São Paulo will host the first edition of the Lixo Biennale

The event takes place between, at Parque Villa-Lobos, in São Paulo, and will bring together an art exhibition produced with discarded material, dialogue panels and a film show, a film show, among other activities . Check it out!

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A São Paulo Garbage BiennialA cultural project that uses art as a means of debating the human relationship with the environment will take place from May 26 to June 5 at Parque Villa-Lobos in São Paulo and will bring together works of art made from waste, in addition to artistic interventions, workshops, lectures and panels on this topic and even a film show, the project being completely free and accessible to people with disabilities.

According to the note, inspired by an innovative global artistic current, which has been driven by current environmental issues, Bienal do Lixo not only includes the environment in its creations, but turns it into the work itself to promote awareness of planet conservation. The event is a project carried out by the Special Secretariat for Culture of the Ministry of Tourism, together with the cultural agencies La Mela and Usina, through the Federal Law for the Stimulation of Culture.

Cavalo Marinho, one of the works that will be present at the Bienal do Lixo. / Credits: Disclosure.

According to the official statement, the Bienal do Lixo will occupy an area of ​​3,000 m2 in Parque Villa-Lobos, where works by artists using waste as a basis for their creative work and whose works are examples of transformation will be installed. . Six domes of 78 m2 each will be built in this area, where all aspects of the theme will be explored.

Among the artists chosen to present works on this topic are Bordalo II, Ca Cau, Jota Azevedo, Carmem Seibert, Jorge Solyano, Rafael Zaca, Valter Nu, Leo Piló, Afonso Campos, Ubiratan Fernandes and Luê Andradde.

Other activities, such as art workshops and dialogue panels in which companies and organizations will present to the public how they have invested in new sustainable processes and business models to reduce environmental impact, are also part of the Biennale’s program.

Dialogue panels will address topics such as reverse logistics, circular economy, conscious consumption, environmental education, renewable energy, waste management and other topics that can contribute to the direction of environmental policy in the country, always with art as a guide, with the participation of artists, cultural agents, authorities, journalists, scientists, companies, professionals and environmentalists.

According to Rita Reis, Executive Director of the do Lixo Biennial, the proposal is to promote, through art and culture, new perspectives and approaches to the main challenges for environmental conservation, expanding dialogues with society and all sectors: public, private and non. -government institutions involved. “And to share experiences and actions that are already being implemented with positive results,” he said in an official note sent to the newsroom by e-mail. JOURNAL.

Bienal do Lixo will make a social contribution to the community: a cycle of 16 workshops and 8 lectures on “Art for Consciousness” in public schools in the capital of São Paulo, for students and teachers, including special education schools. It is art as a vehicle for social transformation in which over 170 hours of content transmission and learning will benefit over 5,000 people.

“We believe that art has the power to affect people, to promote reflection and to lead to an intimate transformation, to changes in habits that are often not even observed daily, but which have a direct impact on the environment. The story is true that if everyone does their part, the world will be better “, says Mário Farias, new business director at Bienal do Lixo, in an official note.

13th International Solid Waste Forum

As part of the Bienal do Lixo program, the 13th edition of the FIRS International Solid Waste Forum will take place for the first time in São Paulo from 1-3 June between 10:00 and 17:30, and will be consolidated as an important technical-scientific event held in Brazil on topics related to solid waste. Discussions range from academic studies to details of government and business opinions on the subject and will take place in the park library.

The Old Clandestine Hulk

Parque Villa-Lobos, chosen to host the Bienal do Lixo, is an example of the transformation and recovery of the urban landscape. The surface of 732,000 m2 in which it is installed was once a clandestine pit, which received rubble, civil construction waste, dredged material from the Pinheiros River, garbage from Ceagesp and 80 families who lived there in a very precarious way. . The environmental restoration project resulted in the removal of 500,000 square meters and the relocation of 2 million square meters of rubble and earth to correct the existing elevations, and the Park was inaugurated in 1994 after an extensive urban project. “The location for the Bienal do Lixo could not be more relevant. It shows that it can be transformed “, concludes Rita Reis.

The project is carried out by La Mela and Usina agencies, based on a project encouraged by the Federal Law on Cultural Stimulation, the Special Secretariat for Culture, the Ministry of Tourism of the Federal Government, and is sponsored and presented by the Ministry of Tourism and Unilever, together with Tetra Pak, Valgroup, Iran Papel e Packaging, Ibema, Klabin, Loga and Ecourbis. It also has the support of Jovem Pan News, Tenda Atacado and Papirus.
The main entities in the sector also support the Institutional Bienal do Lixo, such as Abeaço, Prolata, Abre, ABREE, Abren, Abrelpe, Abralatas, Limpa Brasil, Tampinha Legal, Ibá and Instituto Venturi, which coordinates the International Solid Waste Forum.


Date / Time: 26/05, from 17:30 to 22:00
27/05 to 05/06/22, 10:00 to 18:00
Local: Villa-Lobos Park
Approach: Av. Professor Fonseca Rodrigues, 2001, Alto dos Pinheiros – São Paulo – SP
Site: www.bienaldolixo.com.br
Forbidden: free.

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