Biennial

Businessman to finance Kochi-Muziris biennial

T.V. Narayanan Kutty, chairman of IAL Group, pledges annual funding of $165,000

Published online: 04 November 2014

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Venice, unfiltered

The critics react to Okwui Enwzor’s curatorial vision for the next biennial

Published online: 30 October 2014

Next Venice Biennale to examine ‘disquiet of our time’

The curator Okwui Enwezor today revealed the theme of the 56th edition

Published online: 22 October 2014

Interview: Camille Henrot, life, the universe and everything

The French artist’s film in Prospect 3 reflects her fascination with the human quest for control over the natural world

Published online: 21 October 2014

A better Prospect for African-American artists

In reflecting New Orleans’s racial mix, the biennial is breaking the mould

Published online: 21 October 2014

Can a biennial fix New Orleans?

In its short life, the Prospect biennial in Louisiana has lurched from critical acclaim to near-collapse. Can the third edition, opening this month, at last achieve its aims to help regenerate the city?

Published online: 21 October 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.