Biennial

Kiev biennial venue withdraws support citing war-time conditions

But Austrian curators say they will carry on with the exhibition

Published online: 24 March 2015

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What’s in store at Venice: our pick of the Asian pavilions

Video installations dominate the offerings at this year’s Biennale

Published online: 13 March 2015

Okwui Enwezor announces further details for Venice Biennale

The curator promises a political show full of big names

Published online: 05 March 2015

Sharjah Biennial’s 12th edition casts a utopian gaze across the city

Off-the-beaten-track spaces house new site-specific works

Published online: 04 March 2015

Havana Biennial’s high-profile artist line-up includes Kapoor, Sehgal and Schneider

Instead of a central venue, this year’s exhibition will see works installed across the city, including universities and research centres

Published online: 25 February 2015

Manifesta biennial heads to Palermo

Europe’s roving international art exhibition is in the “last stage” of an agreement to hold its 2018 edition in the Sicilian capital

Published online: 16 December 2014

 

First biennial planned where penguins roam

A new biennial is due to take place in 2016 in one of the most remote places on the planet: Antarctica. Nadim Samman, a curator at TBA-21...

It’s a filthy world

The director of “Pink Flamingos” John Waters has been announced as a special guest of the next FotoFocus contemporary photography biennial,...

Manifesta’s moggies

“Erik van Lieshout’s work takes as its themes sex, violence, ‘high art’ and its institutions, and commercial culture.” The Manifesta...

 

An interview with the curators of the 31st Bienal de São Paulo

Charles Esche and his team (Galit Eilat, Pablo Lafuente, Nuria Enguita Mayo and Oren Sagiv) have given a series of interviews that offer fascinating and occasionally prurient insights into the process of grappling with the biennial beast in general and the Bienal beast in particular—the recruitment process, the unforgiving character of the space and their ambitions to broaden the social base of the artists who participate and the visitors who attend.