El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011 Takes to the Streets


NEW YORK, NY.- El Museo del Barrio announced that El Museo’s Bienal: The (S) Files 2011, its sixth biennial of the most innovative, cutting-edge art created by Latino, Caribbean, and Latin American artists currently working in the greater New York area, takes place June 14, 2011 – January 8, 2012. This year’s edition focuses on the aesthetics of the street and spreads all over the city, showcasing a record 75 emerging artists in six different venues, including El Museo. Since its first edition in 1999, The (S) Files has become a successful launching platform for a wide variety of talented Latino artists. Most recently, Allora & Calzadilla, featured in The (S) Files in 2000, have been selected to represent the U.S. at this year’s Venice Biennial. Additional notable alumni include Margarita Cabrera, Alejandro Cesarco, Pablo Helguera, Tamara K