56th International Art Exhibition Venice

Visiting different pavilions and collateral events of the Venice Art Biennale I bumped into an interesting one. It’s situated in an industrial location, San Basilio Terminal, a unusual place for an art exhibition. ArTerminal opened his activity with The Bridges of Graffiti, an exhibition curated by Fondazione de Mitri and by the artist Mode2, with […]

The artist Charles Lim will represent Singapore at the 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. SEA STATE, curated by Shabbir Hussain Mustafa, is a project in nine parts, initiated in 2005 by the artist with the premise of inverting perceptions of sea and land on the island of Singapore. In Venice visitors will […]

The Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq (Ruya) presents Invisible Beauty. The exhibition at Iraq Pavilion will feature five contemporary artists from across Iraq and the diaspora: photographers Latif Al Ani and Akam Shex Hadi, visual artist Rabab Ghazoul, ceramicist and sculptor Salam Atta Sabri and painter Haider Jabbar. The artists will present new works that have been […]

Secret Power is Simon Denny’s project for New Zealand Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition. The exhibition will address the intersection of knowledge and geography in the post-Snowden world. It will investigate new and obsolete languages for describing geo-political space, focusing on the roles played by technology and design. The 2015 New Zealand Pavilion will be split across two […]

Norway‘s contribution to the 56th International Art Exhibition will be developed by the artist Camille Norment. The project titled Rapture, commisioned by the Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), will be inspired by states of harmony and dissonance—sonic, cultural and individual. The artist will explore the socio-political encoding of sound past and present as well as […]

The Belgian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Art Biennale presents the work of the Belgian artist Vincent Meessen, together with international guest artists. The artist’s project moves away from the traditional format of a solo show and opens up the Pavilion to include multiple positions and voices. The title, Personne et les autres, is borrowed from […]

herman de vries is representing The Netherlands at the 56th International Art Exhibition. The title of the exhibition to be all ways to be, expresses the idea that the experience of and reflection on human existence takes many divergent paths, none of which is superior or inferior to the other. Experienced through the eye, ear, […]

German Pavilion at the 56th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale “can be read as a parable for the metamorphosis of visual media, from pictures as classical recordings to the generation, processing, and projection of images. It can also be seen as a statement about the changing use of images, which blurs the boundaries between document, […]

For the Austrian Pavilion at the 56th Venice Art Biennale, commissioner Yilmaz Dziewior selected Heimo Zobernig, an artist who has not only influenced the art scene in his own country like almost no other, but is also among the most successful positions in international art discourse and exhibitions. Heimo Zobernig’s work is marked by its high […]

One of Australia’s leading contemporary artisits, Fiona Hall AO, will represent Australia at the 56th Venice Biennale with Wrong Way Time, an installation that brings together hundreds of multi-part works from this renowned artist’s prolific practice. “Wrong Way Time will be a rich, archaeological display that imagines and embodies some of the issues and fluctuations […]