In September 2016, Tatiane Santa Rosa published a review of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial in Brazil, "A São Paulo Biennial In Praise of Uncertainties," for ArtNews.
"To learn from uncertainties instead of dreading them is the leading message of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial, “Incerteza Viva” (Live Uncertainty), which opened on September 7 and runs until December 11, in Brazil. It is a timely sensibility since we certainly seem to be living in a world rife with instability—economic, political, climatic, and so forth. The show tackles that mission with broad, diverse strokes, borrowing from discourses on political ecology and climate change, cosmologies and new materialisms, grassroots environmental activism and decolonization. ..."
Image: Installation view of the 32nd São Paulo Biennial, “Incerteza Viva” (Live Uncertainty), 2016. Photo by Tatiane Santa Rosa.