Isabella Rjeille

Co-curator, the New Museum Triennial

Isabella Rjeille is a curator, writer and editor. She works as curator at Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand (MASP) and is currently working as co-curator, along with Vivian Crockett, of the Sixth New Museum Triennial, opening in 2026 in New York. At MASP, she has curated monographic and group exhibitions including “Cinthia Marcelle: por via das dúvidas” [By Means of Doubt] (2022), “Maria Martins: Desejo imaginante” [Tropical Fictions] (2021), “Histórias Feministas: artistas depois de 2000” [Feminist Histories: Artists After 2000] (2019), “Lucia Laguna: Vizinhança” [Neighborhood] (2018), and “Tracey Moffatt: Montagens” [Montages] (2017). Previously, Rjeille worked at the Fundação Bienal de São Paulo and served as Curatorial Assistant for the Thirty-Second Bienal de São Paulo, “Incerteza Viva” [Live Uncertainty], in 2016. She has also collaborated with artist-run spaces as well as autonomous cultural centers in São Paulo, such as Casa do Povo, where she served as editor of its publication Nossa Voz [Our Voice] from 2014 to 2020. 

Rjeille’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.

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Isabella Rjeille.