Biennial

Brother, can you spare some screen time?

Artist works with Canada’s homeless population for Montreal Biennial project

Published online: 20 October 2014

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Loud and proud in the West Indies

UK artist Simon Fujiwara will show a giant Frankenstein-like sculpture of a male nude at the Jamaica Biennial

Published online: 17 October 2014

Frieze Projects curator tapped for graphic arts biennial

Nicola Lees has been named curator of the 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts in Ljubljana

Published online: 14 October 2014

My big fat Greek Documenta

The contemporary art exhibition held in Kassel every five years expands to Athens in 2017

Published online: 07 October 2014

Palestine biennial to go ahead despite conflict

Qalandiya International aims to bring region’s “art and artists to the attention of the world”

Published online: 02 October 2014

São Paulo biennial separates itself from Israeli sponsorship

Foundation agrees to “disassociate” itself from consulate funding after protest letter from artists and curators

Published online: 02 September 2014

 

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...

Carolyn's curatorial conundrum

We know that curators are very intelligent and deeply cerebral, but we were foxed by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev's curatorial statement for...

 

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.