Uruguay is the latest country to join the biennale club. Titled Big Sur, the debut edition of the Biennale de Montevideo will be curated by Alfons Hug in collaboration with two co-curators: the Chilean born Paz Guevara, who lives in Berlin; and the Uruguayan curator and artist Patricia Bentancur. Hug is the director of the Goethe Institut in Rio de Janiro and has curated numerous biennales including Sao Paulo and the Instituto Italo-Latino Americano pavilion in the 54th Venice Biennale.
Big Sur opens on 15 October, in the middle of the Sao Paulo Bienal,which scheduled for 8 September – 9 December 2012.
Image: Montevideo street scene