Spread across a dozen venues, with 500 contributors from almost 30 nations, the Biennial aims to draw in a public estranged by politics and two years of pandemic lockdowns.
A Desert Biennial, Somewhere Between Settlers and Searchers
Sprawling across the Joshua Tree region, nine site-specific works consider the ways in which people have relocated to the desert, destroying what came before them, and cultivating new life.
The End of the Art World as We Know It
An international art world that has called persistently for radical socioeconomic change is now faced with it.
Searching for a City’s Spirit at the Lahore Biennale
Amid works by international artists and local projects focused on other Pakistani cities, I kept wondering where is Lahore?
Toxic Environments at the Karachi Biennale
In a city where the municipal government has consistently failed to address issues such as land or air pollution, the latest edition of the biennale considers its environmental crisis through various media.
A Slovenian Biennial that Breaks the Mold
Heroic risk is evident in the Slovenian organization of the 32nd Biennial of Graphic Arts, which goes so far as to adopt the chance-based exquisite cadaver game as a model.
World’s Smallest Biennale Drops Anchor on Caribbean Islet
There may not be another edition of the new Biennale de La Biche, as the wooden shack that hosts it may well disappear between now and 2019 due to rising sea levels.
Tracing the Contours of Power at the Marrakech Biennale
MARRAKESH — In the vaults adjacent to the city’s Koutoubia Mosque, a video by the Copenhagen-based artists’ group Superflex tells the story of migrants and refugees eager to reach Europe.
In Kochi, India, a Biennial Makes Room for Reimagining the Region
NEW DELHI — The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) launched in 2012 and has distinguished itself by the scale of its ambition.
A Biennial Asks: Where Is Brooklyn?
“This exhibition series intends to demonstrate the rich wealth of talent to be found throughout Brooklyn.” This is the mission statement of the BRIC Biennial, which recently launched the first edition of the series in its new home in Fort Greene.
Making Sense of a Biennial of “Makers”
NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial is the closest thing you’ll find to a crowd-sourced exhibition on view in New York right now — perhaps anywhere.
Brooklyn Gets a Neighborhood-Centric Biennial
Yesterday brought the news that Brooklyn is getting an art biennial.