Biennale of Sydney: 'The future is already here, it's just not evenly distributed' Related Press Biennale of Sydney: 'The future is already here, it's just not evenly distributed' 24 March 2016, Wallpaper

At the 20th Biennale of Sydney, guest artistic director Stephanie Rosenthal – chief curator at London’s Hayward Gallery – addresses the urgency for reaction to and reflection upon our current place in time. She has assembled 83 international artists from 35 countries to exhibit, perform and spark debate across seven venues, or...

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Biennale of Sydney 2016: Mike Parr threatens to perform in an 'extreme way' Related Press Biennale of Sydney 2016: Mike Parr threatens to perform in an 'extreme way' 17 March 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

Mike Parr's history of self-mutilation stretches back decades. He has cut, pierced and burnt his body, hammered his arm to the wall of a gallery and had his face stitched up in protest against the treatment of asylum seekers. Parr's threat to perform "in a fairly kind of extreme way, in a violating way" at the opening of...

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Sydney Biennale 2016: big, brash and still grappling with refugees and migration Related Press Sydney Biennale 2016: big, brash and still grappling with refugees and migration 16 March 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

Inside one of Carriageworks' vast railway workshops, a group of women painstakingly shift sand like archaeologists searching for ancient artefacts. But their treasure is not buried beneath the ground. Instead, they pour coloured sand into jagged shapes across the concrete floor to form artist Lee Mingwei's Guernica in Sand, a...

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Biennale of Sydney program features dog walking as performance Related Press Biennale of Sydney program features dog walking as performance 22 February 2016, The Sydney Morning Herald

A slew of live events and performances has been announced for the Biennale of Sydney, which opens on March 18. Over the opening weekend Justene Williams–known for her Dada-inspired immersive art environments – is working with the Sydney Chamber Orchestra to re-imagine Victory Over the Sun, a futurist opera first performed in St...

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“The Future is Already Here”: 2016 Biennale of Sydney announces 71 artists and 7 embassies Related Press “The Future is Already Here”: 2016 Biennale of Sydney announces 71 artists and 7 embassies 4 November 2015, Art Radar

The 20th edition of the Biennale of Sydney is set to open on 18 March 2016. Last week, Stephanie Rosenthal, Artistic Director of the Biennale, unveiled an intriguing exhibition concept as well as the initial list of artists selected for the much-anticipated event.

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20th Biennale of Sydney Related Press 20th Biennale of Sydney 28 October 2015, e-flux

The 20th Biennale of Sydney, inspired by a quote from author William Gibson, is titled The future is already here—it’s just not evenly distributed. This edition will be presented at venues conceived by Stephanie Rosenthal as “embassies of thought.” An embassy traditionally functions as a state within a state: a host country...

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