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FOREIGNERS EVERYWHERE: LATIN AMERICA TAKES OVER THE VENICE BIENNALE

The exhibition of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale - Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere) - curated by Brazilian Adriano Pedrosa, presents 331 artists, significantly more than the usual number. More than a third of those artists come from Latin America.

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FOREIGNERS EVERYWHERE: LATIN AMERICA TAKES OVER THE VENICE BIENNALE

The exhibition of the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale - Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere) - curated by Brazilian Adriano Pedrosa, presents 331 artists, significantly more than the usual number. More than a third of those artists come from Latin America.

WATER AS A PRISM: GREEK PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Xirómero / Dryland is an interdisciplinary collective work conceived by Thanasis Deligiannis and Yannis Michalopoulos, created along with the artists Elia Kalogianni, Yorgos Kyvernitis, Kostas Chaikalis and Fotis Sagonas for the Greek Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale. The project is curated by Panos Giannikopoulos.

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WATER AS A PRISM: GREEK PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Xirómero / Dryland is an interdisciplinary collective work conceived by Thanasis Deligiannis and Yannis Michalopoulos, created along with the artists Elia Kalogianni, Yorgos Kyvernitis, Kostas Chaikalis and Fotis Sagonas for the Greek Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale. The project is curated by Panos Giannikopoulos.

TECHNO ZEN BY MÁRTON NEMEZ: THE HUNGARIAN PAVILION IN VENICE BIENNALE

For the 60th International Venice Biennale, Nemes designed the project as an immersive, painting-based Gesamtkunstwerk that expands the genre of painting and extends it to other media. Project curated by Róna Kopeczky.

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TECHNO ZEN BY MÁRTON NEMEZ: THE HUNGARIAN PAVILION IN VENICE BIENNALE

For the 60th International Venice Biennale, Nemes designed the project as an immersive, painting-based Gesamtkunstwerk that expands the genre of painting and extends it to other media. Project curated by Róna Kopeczky.

CLAUDIA ALARCÓN AND SILÄT’S VENICE BIENNALE PARTICIPATION

For the 60th International Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere), artist Claudia Alarcón and art-collective Silät are presenting their reflections on being treated as foreigners in their own country.

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CLAUDIA ALARCÓN AND SILÄT’S VENICE BIENNALE PARTICIPATION

For the 60th International Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia Stranieri Ovunque (Foregneirs Everywhere), artist Claudia Alarcón and art-collective Silät are presenting their reflections on being treated as foreigners in their own country.

DUTCH PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The International Celebration of Blasphemy and The Sacred is a presentation by Congolese artist collective Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise (CATPC) for the Dutch Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale.

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DUTCH PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The International Celebration of Blasphemy and The Sacred is a presentation by Congolese artist collective Cercle d’Art des Travailleurs de Plantation Congolaise (CATPC) for the Dutch Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale.

THE ALTERSEA OPERA: THE NORDIC COUNTRIES PAVILION'S PROPOSAL

For the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the Nordic Countries Pavilion invites the audience to embark on a journey aboard a spectral dragon ship which occupies the light and open architecture of Sverre Fehn’s meditative masterpiece in the Giardini of the Biennale, Venice.

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THE ALTERSEA OPERA: THE NORDIC COUNTRIES PAVILION'S PROPOSAL

For the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, the Nordic Countries Pavilion invites the audience to embark on a journey aboard a spectral dragon ship which occupies the light and open architecture of Sverre Fehn’s meditative masterpiece in the Giardini of the Biennale, Venice.

THE ART OF SEEING: GEORGIA’S PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Georgian Pavilion in the 60th Venice Biennale presented The Art of Seeing– States of Astronomy, a collaborative project presented by a team of Georgian and French curators and artists.

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THE ART OF SEEING: GEORGIA’S PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Georgian Pavilion in the 60th Venice Biennale presented The Art of Seeing– States of Astronomy, a collaborative project presented by a team of Georgian and French curators and artists.

DUE QUI/TO HEAR: ITALY’S PAVILION FOR THE VENICE BIENNALE

Due qui / To Hear is the project for the Italian Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale Curated by Luca Cerizza (with the assistance of Francesca Verga), it presents work that Massimo Bartolini has created in collaboration with several musicians (for the permanent installations) and writers (for the public program), employing the cooperative approach that is a hallmark of his practice.

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DUE QUI/TO HEAR: ITALY’S PAVILION FOR THE VENICE BIENNALE

Due qui / To Hear is the project for the Italian Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale Curated by Luca Cerizza (with the assistance of Francesca Verga), it presents work that Massimo Bartolini has created in collaboration with several musicians (for the permanent installations) and writers (for the public program), employing the cooperative approach that is a hallmark of his practice.

KISS AND DON’T TELL: TIMOR-LESTE IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

Maria Madeira is the artist representing Timor-Leste at the 60th International Venice Biennale. Timor-Leste’s inaugural pavilion coincides with the country’s 25th anniversary of independence. Commissioned by the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and curated by Professor Natalie King OAM.

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KISS AND DON’T TELL: TIMOR-LESTE IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

Maria Madeira is the artist representing Timor-Leste at the 60th International Venice Biennale. Timor-Leste’s inaugural pavilion coincides with the country’s 25th anniversary of independence. Commissioned by the Ministry of Youth, Sports, Arts and Culture, Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste and curated by Professor Natalie King OAM.

THE SWISS PAVILION’S VENICE BIENNALE EXHIBITION BY GUERREIRO DO DIVINO AMOR

The Venice Bienanale’s Swiss Pavilion presents Super Superior Civilizations: an exhibition with the sixth and seventh chapters of Guerreiro do Divino Amor’s monumental “Superfictional World Atlas” saga: The Miracle of Helvetia and Roma Talismano. Curated by: Andrea Bellini.

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THE SWISS PAVILION’S VENICE BIENNALE EXHIBITION BY GUERREIRO DO DIVINO AMOR

The Venice Bienanale’s Swiss Pavilion presents Super Superior Civilizations: an exhibition with the sixth and seventh chapters of Guerreiro do Divino Amor’s monumental “Superfictional World Atlas” saga: The Miracle of Helvetia and Roma Talismano. Curated by: Andrea Bellini.

13th SEOUL MEDIACITY BIENNALE CALLS FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

The Seoul Museum of Art is announcing an open call for the position of artistic director of the 13th Seoul Mediacity Biennale. Deadline to apply: July 28th, 2024.

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13th SEOUL MEDIACITY BIENNALE CALLS FOR ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

The Seoul Museum of Art is announcing an open call for the position of artistic director of the 13th Seoul Mediacity Biennale. Deadline to apply: July 28th, 2024.

“ECHO” BY NINCA KHEMCHYAN: ARMENIAN PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

For the 60th Venice Biennale, the Republic of Armenia presents Echo, a multi-dimensional multi-media installation project by Paris-based Armenian artist Nina Khemchyan.

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“ECHO” BY NINCA KHEMCHYAN: ARMENIAN PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

For the 60th Venice Biennale, the Republic of Armenia presents Echo, a multi-dimensional multi-media installation project by Paris-based Armenian artist Nina Khemchyan.

THE ARGENTINE PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

Ojalá se derrumben las puertas (Hopefully the Doors Will Fall Down) by artist Luciana Lamothe, curated by Sofía Dourron, is the installation presented by the Argentine Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 2024.

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THE ARGENTINE PAVILION IN THE VENICE BIENNALE

Ojalá se derrumben las puertas (Hopefully the Doors Will Fall Down) by artist Luciana Lamothe, curated by Sofía Dourron, is the installation presented by the Argentine Pavilion at the 60th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale 2024.

THE VENICE BIENNALE: CZECH AND SLOVAK REPUBLIC PAVILION

The heart of a giraffe in captivity is twelve kilos lighter tells the story of Lenka the giraffe, drawing on the history of Czechoslovakia’s acquisition of animals from the Global South. Interpreted through contemporary ecological and decolonial perspectives, Eva Kotátková’s project of the Czech and Slovak Republic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale builds a space for imagining a different way of relating to nature.

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THE VENICE BIENNALE: CZECH AND SLOVAK REPUBLIC PAVILION

The heart of a giraffe in captivity is twelve kilos lighter tells the story of Lenka the giraffe, drawing on the history of Czechoslovakia’s acquisition of animals from the Global South. Interpreted through contemporary ecological and decolonial perspectives, Eva Kotátková’s project of the Czech and Slovak Republic Pavilion at the Venice Biennale builds a space for imagining a different way of relating to nature.

COMPOSE: JAPAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Japan Foundation, the commissioner of the Japan Pavilion presents Compose, a solo exhibition created by Yuko Mohri and curated by Sook-Kyung Lee at the 60th International Venice Biennale.

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COMPOSE: JAPAN PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The Japan Foundation, the commissioner of the Japan Pavilion presents Compose, a solo exhibition created by Yuko Mohri and curated by Sook-Kyung Lee at the 60th International Venice Biennale.

THE PAVILION OF URUGUAY AT THE 60TH VENICE BIENNALE

Commissioned by Facundo de Almeida and curated by Elisa Valerio, the national pavilion of Uruguay presents the work of Eduardo Cardozo with the project Latent.

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THE PAVILION OF URUGUAY AT THE 60TH VENICE BIENNALE

Commissioned by Facundo de Almeida and curated by Elisa Valerio, the national pavilion of Uruguay presents the work of Eduardo Cardozo with the project Latent.

ANDREA MANCINI & EVERY ISLAND: LUXEMBOURG PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

A Comparative Dialogue Act, a project by the Luxembourgish artist Andrea Mancini and the multidisciplinary collective Every Island is representing the Luxembourg Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale.

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ANDREA MANCINI & EVERY ISLAND: LUXEMBOURG PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

A Comparative Dialogue Act, a project by the Luxembourgish artist Andrea Mancini and the multidisciplinary collective Every Island is representing the Luxembourg Pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale.

MALTA PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE 2024

Malta’s pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale presented artist Matthew Attard’s solo project, I Will Follow the Ship. Curated by Elyse Tonna and Sara Dolfi Agostini.

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MALTA PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE 2024

Malta’s pavilion at the 60th Venice Biennale presented artist Matthew Attard’s solo project, I Will Follow the Ship. Curated by Elyse Tonna and Sara Dolfi Agostini.

JULIA ISÍDREZ AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH AT THE 60TH VENICE BIENNIAL

A week away from its official opening, the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale has generated press urbi et orbi. While some articles celebrated the irruption of the Global South in the Arsenale and the Giardini, others -truly devastating- reported on the disturbance and discomfort that the proposal of Adriano Pedrosa -the first Latin American to cure La Biennale in more than a century of existence- has awakened in the Western art system.

By Adriana Almada, in the Paraguayan newspaper El Nacional.
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JULIA ISÍDREZ AND THE GLOBAL SOUTH AT THE 60TH VENICE BIENNIAL

By Adriana Almada, in the Paraguayan newspaper El Nacional.

A week away from its official opening, the 60th edition of the Venice Biennale has generated press urbi et orbi. While some articles celebrated the irruption of the Global South in the Arsenale and the Giardini, others -truly devastating- reported on the disturbance and discomfort that the proposal of Adriano Pedrosa -the first Latin American to cure La Biennale in more than a century of existence- has awakened in the Western art system.

LA CHOLA POBLETE WAS AWARDED AT THE VENICE BIENNIAL

Argentine artist La Chola Poblete received a special mention at the Venice Biennale 2024, selected together with artist Samia Halaby.

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LA CHOLA POBLETE WAS AWARDED AT THE VENICE BIENNIAL

Argentine artist La Chola Poblete received a special mention at the Venice Biennale 2024, selected together with artist Samia Halaby.

BIENNALE UNVEILED: GLOBAL EXHIBITION AND COMMERCE OPPORTUNITIES.

Art fairs and biennials inhabit the same artistic universe but serve distinct purposes. The former primarily functions as commercial hubs where artworks are bought and sold, whereas biennials act as global stages, celebrating the rich diversity of contemporary art.

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BIENNALE UNVEILED: GLOBAL EXHIBITION AND COMMERCE OPPORTUNITIES.

By Maria Sancho-Arroyo, Art Market Correspondent

Art fairs and biennials inhabit the same artistic universe but serve distinct purposes. The former primarily functions as commercial hubs where artworks are bought and sold, whereas biennials act as global stages, celebrating the rich diversity of contemporary art.

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RUSSIA’S VENICE BIENNALE PAVILION WILL HOST BOLIVIA’S PROPOSAL

The Russian Venice Biennale pavilion is hosting a group exhibition of artists from South America organized by Bolivia’s Ministry of Cultures, Decolonization and Depatriarchalizing.

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RUSSIA’S VENICE BIENNALE PAVILION WILL HOST BOLIVIA’S PROPOSAL

The Russian Venice Biennale pavilion is hosting a group exhibition of artists from South America organized by Bolivia’s Ministry of Cultures, Decolonization and Depatriarchalizing.

ANNA MARIA MAIOLINO AND NIL YALTER: GOLDEN LION AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

The Italian-born Brazilian artist Anna Maria Maiolino and the Paris-based Turkish artist Nil Yalter are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia - Stranieri Ovunque - Foreigners Everywhere.

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ANNA MARIA MAIOLINO AND NIL YALTER: GOLDEN LION AWARD FOR LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT

The Italian-born Brazilian artist Anna Maria Maiolino and the Paris-based Turkish artist Nil Yalter are the recipients of the Golden Lions for Lifetime Achievement of the 60th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia - Stranieri Ovunque - Foreigners Everywhere.

ALL THE FOREIGNERS REUNITED AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The 60th International Art Exhibition, titled Stranieri Ovunque – Foreigners Everywhere –curated by Adriano Pedrosa–, opens to the public from Saturday April 20 to Sunday November 24, 2024, at the Giardini and the Arsenale.

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ALL THE FOREIGNERS REUNITED AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The 60th International Art Exhibition, titled Stranieri Ovunque – Foreigners Everywhere –curated by Adriano Pedrosa–, opens to the public from Saturday April 20 to Sunday November 24, 2024, at the Giardini and the Arsenale.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

La Biennale di Venezia is working concretely towards the crucial goal of fighting climate change, by promoting a more sustainable model for the design, installation and operation of all its events.

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ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY AT THE BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

La Biennale di Venezia is working concretely towards the crucial goal of fighting climate change, by promoting a more sustainable model for the design, installation and operation of all its events.

THE GERMAN PAVILION AT THE BENNALE DI VENEZIA

For the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – curator Çağla Ilk has invited artists Michael Akstaller, Yael Bartana, Robert Lippok, Ersan Mondtag, Nicole L’Huillier, and Jan St. Werner to participate in the German pavilion’s proposal, titled Thresholds. Proceeding from alternative readings of history and the future, the contribution extrapolates realms of experience from the liminal.

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THE GERMAN PAVILION AT THE BENNALE DI VENEZIA

For the 60th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia – curator Çağla Ilk has invited artists Michael Akstaller, Yael Bartana, Robert Lippok, Ersan Mondtag, Nicole L’Huillier, and Jan St. Werner to participate in the German pavilion’s proposal, titled Thresholds. Proceeding from alternative readings of history and the future, the contribution extrapolates realms of experience from the liminal.

COSMIC TRACES: ROBERTO HUARCAYA AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Peruvian photographer Roberto Huarcaya will represent his country at the Venice Biennale 2024 with his project Cosmic Traces.

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COSMIC TRACES: ROBERTO HUARCAYA AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Peruvian photographer Roberto Huarcaya will represent his country at the Venice Biennale 2024 with his project Cosmic Traces.

TAIWANESE PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Public Forum: “Thinking Like an Island” linked to the Taiwan Collateral Event Yuan Goang-Ming: Everyday War, organized by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan, presents public programs focusing on “island-thinking” during the opening week of the 60th International Venice Biennale.

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TAIWANESE PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Public Forum: “Thinking Like an Island” linked to the Taiwan Collateral Event Yuan Goang-Ming: Everyday War, organized by the Taipei Fine Arts Museum of Taiwan, presents public programs focusing on “island-thinking” during the opening week of the 60th International Venice Biennale.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The National Pavilion UAE (United Arab Emirates) at the Venice Biennale 2024 announces its upcoming exhibition titled Abdullah Al Saadi: Sites of Memory, Sites of Amnesia, curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh. 

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

The National Pavilion UAE (United Arab Emirates) at the Venice Biennale 2024 announces its upcoming exhibition titled Abdullah Al Saadi: Sites of Memory, Sites of Amnesia, curated by Tarek Abou El Fetouh. 

MÓNICA DE MIRANDA, SÓNIA VAZ BORGES, VÂNIA GALA: THE PORTUGAL PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Greenhouse, the collective project by artist-curators Mónica de Miranda, Sónia Vaz Borges and Vânia Gala, will represent Portugal at the 60th International Venice Biennale.

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MÓNICA DE MIRANDA, SÓNIA VAZ BORGES, VÂNIA GALA: THE PORTUGAL PAVILION AT THE VENICE BIENNALE

Greenhouse, the collective project by artist-curators Mónica de Miranda, Sónia Vaz Borges and Vânia Gala, will represent Portugal at the 60th International Venice Biennale.