Pu Yingwei's latest canvases challenge viewers to think about the histories that have defined the course of globalisation.
The fifth edition of the triennial was delayed first by the pandemic and then Hurricane Ida. Artistic Directors Naima J. Keith and Diana Nawi were undeterred, emphasising that the event was 'born out of a time of hardship'.
The android—who is participating in the exhibition Forever Is Now alongside artists such as JR, Gisela Colón, and Moataz Nasr—was held for security reasons.
Organisers blamed the late cancellation on the city's protracted battle with Covid-19.