I love Christine Macel’s Venice Biennale By Virginie Puertolas-Syn

Much has been said about the Biennale. It is daring indeed from Christine Macel, the French curator from Pompidou appointed the curator of the Venice Biennale 2017, to extract herself from the actual political and social turmoil the world is facing.

12 September 2016

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Brighton Photo Biennial 2016

For this, its seventh edition, Brighton Photo Biennial sets out to explore understandings of identity and representation – our personal and projected image – as influenced by the pervasive genre of fashion and style photography. Brighton Photo Biennial 2016 (BPB16), Beyond the Bias – Reshaping Image, will address and further question how photography can inform […]

5 August 2016

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London Design Biennale

London’s major new design event takes over Somerset House this September, presenting newly commissioned works that explore the theme utopia by design.  Taking over the entirety of Somerset House, including The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court and River Terrace, the London Design Biennale will explore big questions and ideas about sustainability, migration, pollution, energy, cities, […]

4 June 2016

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Drawing Biennial 2017

Save the Date!Exhibition & online auction of over 200 unique works on paper Online auction 12 – 26 April #drawingb2017

25 May 2016

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Whitstable Biennale 2016, The Faraway Nearby

Whitstable Biennale is delighted to announce The Faraway Nearby, the theme for the eighth edition of the coastal contemporary art festival inspired by the book of the same name by acclamied writer Rebecca Solnit. Featuring fifteen new commissions including performances, multimedia installations, artists’ moving image, feature film premieres, readings, walks and talks, the Biennale unfolds […]

16 May 2016

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Artists’ Film Biennial 2016

The ICA Artists’ Film Biennial 2016 is a five-day celebration of artists’ film and moving image.  The Biennial, now in its second edition offers audiences the opportunity to see some of the best new film and rarely seen works by emerging and established artists, and to engage directly with curators and industry practitioners from all […]

11 May 2016

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Venice Biennale: 57th International Art Exhibition

The 57th International Art Exhibition represented by 53 Countries will take place from May 13th to November 26th 2017 at the Giardini and at the Arsenale  and in various other venues in Venice.  This year’s curator will be Christine Macel. As usual each country will host its own Pavilion at either the Giardini, the Arsenale or […]

11 September 2015

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Liverpool Biennial 2016

For the 9th edition of Liverpool Biennial, a curatorial team has been assembled to work together, sharing different interests and expertise. The team of curators includes Sally Tallant, Raimundas Malašauskas, Francesco Manacorda, Dominic Willsdon, Rosie Cooper, Polly Brannan and Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey.

11 September 2015

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Asian Art Biennial 2015

The National Taiwan Museum of Fine Arts (NTMoFA) will present the fifth Asian Art Biennial from September 19, 2015. Under the direction of staff curator Ms. Iris Huang, this exhibition proposes the theme Artist Making Movement. It reflects on the restlessness and instability observed in today’s Asian society, with these anxious movements coming from people’s feelings […]

2 September 2015

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Istanbul Biennial 14

Over 1,500 artworks by over 80 participants from Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. The biennial will be open until 1 November 2015. Encompassing 36 venues on the European and Asian sides of the Bosphorus, SALTWATER takes place in museums as well as temporary spaces of habitation on land and on sea such as boats, hotels, former banks, garages, gardens, schools, […]

25 June 2015

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Venice Pavilion in London

Venice Pavilion in London 2-5 July 2015, 4-7pm PV Thursday 2 July, 6-9pm In conjunction with the renown 56th Venice Biennale, taking place in Italy between may 9th and November 22nd 2015, hARTslane is very proud to present the very first ‘Venice Pavilion in London’. Inspired by the 120 year old Italian art exhibition which […]