Artistic Organizer of the 60th La Biennale di Venezia
Amanda Carneiro is co-editor at the Afterall Journal, assistant curator at the Museu de Arte de São Paulo and artistic organizer of the 60th La Biennale di Venezia, 2024. Recently, she has co-organized the exhibitions and catalogs of Abdias Nascimento, Leonor Antunes, and Sonia Gomes, at MASP. Carneiro graduated and holds a master’s degree in Social History from the University of São Paulo, where she is a Ph.D. candidate investigating the Second World Black and African Festival of Arts and Culture known as FESTAC’ 77. Previously, she worked at Museu Afro Brasil, a museum dedicated to the history and art of the African diaspora, and also as a researcher of the ‘Art and Decolonization’ a long-term project and a critical forum for cultural theorists, curators, and artists to raise questions and formulate proposals for the reinterpretation of exhibitions and museum collections in non-canonical ways.
Carneiro’s visit to Finland in June is organised in collaboration with the Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Danish Arts Foundation and IASPIS – International Programme for Visual and Applied Arts.