An international art world that has called persistently for radical socioeconomic change is now faced with it.
Amid works by international artists and local projects focused on other Pakistani cities, I kept wondering where is Lahore?
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.
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.
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.
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.
NEW DELHI — The Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) launched in 2012 and has distinguished itself by the scale of its ambition.
“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.
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.
Yesterday brought the news that Brooklyn is getting an art biennial.
SANTA FE — At this point it’s hard to keep track of which type of art event there are more of: art fairs or biennials. There are art fairs that look like biennials, biennials that look like art fairs, triennials, pop-ups, and everything in between. But the trope of the biennial has long been a fixture in the art world.
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — In 2011, for the second Ghetto Biennale, artist Jason Metcalf hired a Haitian translator to translate the chapter on creolization from Nicholas Bourriaud’s The Radicant into Creole and distributed it throughout Port-au-Prince, the location of the biennale. When I read about that, after the fact, I became interested in visiting.