Venice Biennale 2021

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Venice Biennale

Sonia Boyce chosen as UK's first post-Brexit Venice Biennale artist

Selection committee says British Afro-Caribbean artist "has consistently probed one of society’s big questions: how do we live with difference?”

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Embroiled in Palestine row, artist Zineb Sedira says she will not stand down as France’s representative at 2021 Venice Biennale

Pro-Israel arts group protested to French culture ministry about her appointment

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Zineb Sedira to represent France at 2021 Venice Biennale

The artist is the first of Algerian descent to be selected by France for the international exhibition, according to Le Monde

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Stan Douglas to represent Canada at 2021 Venice Biennale

The multimedia artist’s sci-fi epic Doppelgänger from the last international exhibition is due to be shown in New York and London this month

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Cecilia Alemani appointed artistic director of the 2021 Venice Biennale

The High Line and Art Basel Cities curator is the first Italian woman to hold the position