Summer 2009
Summer 2009

Brazil, also at our neighbours

Until 23 August 2009

Brazil Contemporary at the NAI, photo: Fred Ernst
Brazil Contemporary at the NAI, photo: Fred Ernst

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen’s neighbours, the NAI and the Nederlands Fotomuseum, are also presenting exhibitions as part of Brazil Contemporary.

Location Netherlands Architecture Institute
The Netherlands Architecture Institute introduces the public to one of the biggest cities in the world: São Paulo. With its melting pot of cultures and identities, São Paulo is the reflection of contemporary Brazil. The exhibition introduces visitors to the mind-boggling size, the social structures and the cohesive forces of this metropolis. There are three intertwining narrative threads. First is the story of a vast city with millions of inhabitants.

Location Netherlands Photo Museum
The Netherlands Photo Museum zooms in on the rapidly changing Brazilian visual culture with its mixture of high and low, élitist and populist, artistic and applied. The exhibition shows not only photography, but also other old and new media, television and internet, with an excursus on fashion and design.

Brazil Rotterdam
In conjunction with Rotterdam Festivals, the Rotterdam summer will be a more sultry one with Brazilian jazz, films, street art and a special edition of the Summer Carnival.