Rio 2016

Think broccoli? Think again: The extraordinary work of Burle Marx

Those watching the Rio 2016 Closing Ceremony were treated to a moment of colourful madness, with the arrival of what ...
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The IOC Olympic Artists in Residence Programme

For the first time at an Olympic Games, the International Olympic Committee has commissioned three artists to take residence in the ...
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Sites for culture and art in the Olympic city

With just a few days to go until the Rio 2016 Olympic Games are over, find an overview of key moments ...
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The Sixth Olympic Ring

As one of the hallmark art installations of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, the Faou Foundation announces Ring: One with Nature, ...
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The Rio 2016 Cultural Passport

During the olympic cultural period, May to September of 2016, Rio de Janeiro will host outstanding shows, expositions, concerts and ...
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Rio 2016 Installations and Legacies

The Rio City Hall’s Olympic Project has followed three principles: legacy, public resources economy and future use of permanent installations ...
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The Greenest Games Ever?

The Rio 2016 olympic games opening ceremony put sustainability at the heart of its creative programme and this infused all ...
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What counts as #OlympicArt during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games?

The Culture @ the Olympics team is in Rio throughout the 2016 Olympic Games, as we have done since 2000 across nine Olympic ...
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Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony, the Director’s Insight

Q&A with Fernando MEIRELLES (BRA) Position: creative director of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony Age: 60 Profession: film ...
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The Refugee Olympic Team compete to “make history”

For the first time in Olympic history, a team composed of refugees has been created and will stand alongside the ...
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#RoadToRio

With just a few days to go before the start of the Rio2016 Olympic Games, here's a short film about ...
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The Rio 2016 Cultural Olympiad

Find here a selection of images from the ceremony organised by Rio 2016 Cultural Olympiad to mark the final one ...
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