Hélio Menezes

Lives and works in São Paulo, Brazil.
Member of the PIPA Nominating Committee 2021.

Hélio Menezes is a curator, anthropologist and internationalist. He is the current Contemporary Art curator of the São Paulo Cultural Center (CCSP). Some of recent shows he organized are “Afro-Atlantic Histories” (MASP/Instituto Tomie Ohtake); “The discovery of what it means to be Brazilian” (Mariane Ibrahim Gallery, Chicago); “Open-paths (CCSP); “Mostra 2020” (CCSP); “Voices against racism” (São Paulo city); “There’s light behind the walls” (Museu de Arte Osório César) and “New Republic” in partnership with Wolff Architects (Cape Town). He is a PhD candidate in Social Anthropology at the University of São Paulo (USP), and Affiliated Scholar at Princeton University’s BrazilLab.


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