From the Spiritualist origins of Ghostbusters to an interview with Luc Sante: what to read this weekend

By Paul Clinton
Demonstrators occupy the entrance of administrative offices used by Brazil's presidency to protest acting President Michel Temer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, June 1, 2016. The Homeless Workers Movement organized the demonstration against Temer to show support for suspended President Dilma Rousseff. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)

Are the tumultuous events in Brazil threatening to undo all that the country has fought so hard to achieve?

By Fernanda Brenner
Adirley Queirós, White Out, Black In, 2015

Presenting documentary stories using techniques from fictional narrative cinema, these films aim to tell a greater truth than conventional reportage could offer

By Aaron Cutler
Carybé, Alexandrina e sua cidade (Alexandrina and her City), 1944, exhibited in ‘Histórias Mestiças’, 2014, at Instituto Tomie Ohtake; courtesy: Galeria Sur, Punta del Este

Arts funding and the recent elections in Brazil

By Silas Martí
Chris Burden Beam Drop (1984/2008)

Does Instituto Inhotim, a 240-hectare art park and botanical garden in south-east Brazil, represent a new kind of institutional operation?

By Dan Fox