Based in Rio de Janeiro, BEX is a cultural production company specialized in visual arts.
It’s first project, ArtRio happens since 2011, at Pier Mauá and brings together the main national and international art galleries. In 2014 the company created IDA – Rio Design Fair which aims to promote the market of collectible design in Brazil.
Created in 2009, the company’s main goal is to boost production, dissemination and distribution of Brazilian culture in the country and abroad.
Throughout the year, the company organizes fairs, publications on art and design, lectures, exhibitions and urban interventions. In addition to these events, BEX promotes cultural exchanges by bringing collectors, critics and curators of international renown to Rio.
Currently, BEX is formed by four partners: Brenda Valansi, Elisangela Valadares; Alexandre Accioly and Luiz Calainho.
The work that the company has been doing in Brazil is very important to the market of visual arts as it aims to form new audiences, encourage collecting and market growth.