Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...
The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...
Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...
11 May–24 November 2019The 58th International Art Exhibition, titled 'May You Live In Interesting Times', is curated by Ralph Rugoff and develops from the Central Pavilion (Giardini) to the Arsenale and includes 79 participants. It also includes 89 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice. In addition 21 Collateral Events which are admitted by the curator and promoted by non-profit bodies and institutions, take place in several locations.
'The title of this Exhibition could be interpreted as a sort of curse where the expression "interesting times" evokes the idea of challenging or even "menacing" times, but it could also simply be an invitation to always see and consider the course of human events in their complexity, an invitation, thus, that appears to be particularly important in times when, too often, oversimplification seems to prevail, generated by conformism or fear.' –Paolo Baratta, President Biennale di Venezia
Australian Pavilion: Angelica Mesiti, 'ASSEMBLY'
Brazilian Pavilion: Bárbara Wagner & Benjamin de Burca, 'Swinguerra'
British Pavilion: Cathy Wilkes
Bulgarian Pavilion: Lazar Lyutakov and Rada Boukova, 'How We Live'
Canadian Pavilion: Isuma
Chile Pavilion: Voluspa Jarpa, 'Altered Views'
Czech and Slovak Pavilion: 'Stanislav Kolíbal. Former Uncertain Indicated'
Danish Pavilion: Larissa Sansour and Søren Lind, 'Heirloom'
Dutch Pavilion: Iris Kensmil and Remy Jungerman, 'The Measurement of Presence'
Finland Pavilion: The Miracle Workers Collective, 'A Greater Miracle of Perception'
Georgian Pavilion: Anna K.E., 'REARMIRRORVIEW, Simulation is Simulation, is Simulation, is Simulation...'
German Pavilion: Natascha Süder Happelmann, 'Ankersentrum (Surviving in the Ruinous Ruin)'