The symbol of the tragedies of the Mediterranean, the boat which sank in 2015 in the Sicilian channel, is coming to the Arsenale in Venice for the International Art Exhibition. Barca Nostra is an invitation for reflection in these “interesting” times.
Chilean artist Voluspa Jarpa is representing her country’s pavilion at the 58th International Art Exhibition with an analysis of historical events that re-examine the notion of Western civilisation.
Almost two hours in length, “One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk” tells of the encounter that took place in 1961 between an Inuit inhabitant and a government agent charged with convincing him to move his family to an urban centre.
In a climate of transcendence, the works by Cathy Wilkes invite visitors to apply their own reading to the place in which they are immersed.
The Albanian pavilion curated by Alicia Knock, presents the two-channel film by the young artist Zeneli, alongside sculptures which mimic parts of the factory where ferrochrome is processed, and which served as the set for the film.
At the International Art Exhibition in Venice the winner of the Turner Prize leads the visitor through a journey made up of relics and new linguistic codes.
The performance Sun & Sea by the collective Neon Realism is a critique of leisure that won the Golden Lion for its original use of the exhibition space, transformed into a beach crowded with people.
The debut of Madagascar at the 58. International Art Exhibition, with Joël Andrianomearisoa, is an installation which stands out for its intensity.
The duo of video artists Barbara Wagner and Benjamic de Burca bring together choreography and experts from life to present an uncensored view of the conflictual character of the South American country.
Beirut artist Nadim Karam shows the paradox of dialogue in a rotating kinetic installation at the Venice Art Biennale 2019.
Adjaye discusses the first-ever participation of Ghana to the Venice Art Biennale: an earth-bound pavilion that brings together six artists.