Sao Paulo Biennial Foundation Appoints Curator for its Forthcoming Edition

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SAO PAULO.- Venezuelan-born Luis Pérez-Oramas will be responsible for the 30th São Paulo International Biennial to be held in 2012. Pérez-Oramas is expected to begin working as soon as the appointment is made public, putting together the curatorial team that will accompany him in the process of organizing the Biennial. The curator will be also responsible for the 30th Biennial’s traveling shows to be held in 2013 and, following the current agreement between Fundação Bienal and the Brazilian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he will select the Brazilian representation at the 2013 Venice Biennial. Pérez-Oramas was born in 1960 in Caracas and lives in New York, where he currently holds the position of The Estrellita Brodsky Curator of Latin American Art at The Museum of Modern Art. An art historian, a writer and a poet, Perez Oramas completed a PhD in Art History at the École