First World Biennial Forum 2012: What to expect


Three biennial authorities have teamed up to create a conference for art biennial organisers and funders which will coincide with the 2012 edition of the Gwangju Biennale.

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Gwangju Biennale 2012: Curatorial genius or chaos?


With so many directors (six) and directions (six overlapping sub-themes), will it be possible for those behind the 9th Gwangju Biennale to produce a cogent and compelling event?

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Have fairs and biennials fallen out of step? The Art Newspaper


The Art Newspaper notes an unusual trend in the contemporary art world. Young artists from established countries like America are receiving less and less attention at biennials.

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Fourth Moscow Biennale all about new media art – review round up


Art Radar presents key ideas from commentators and critics at The Fourth Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, which was themed “Rewriting Worlds”.

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Venice Biennale model outdated? Cultural citizenship an alternative – curator Ranjit Hoskote


Curator Ranjit Hoskote shares his views on the Venice Biennale model and his image of the event as a shift from spectacle to search engine, nationality to cultural citizenship.

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Biennials showcase Asian art globally: 4 top posts


In this addition to Art Radar’s “Lists” series we look at five of our best posts on Asian Biennials.

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4 Russian artists to watch: Turku Biennial 2011 selection


We explore the work of four Russian contemporary artists – Tatiana Akhmetgalieva, Alexander Gurko, Elena Gubanova and Ivan Govorkov – as shown in Turku.

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Judging Venice Biennale: How is the Golden Lion selected? Panellist interview


Part 2 of Art Radar’s interview with Liu Ding and Carol Yinghau Lu in which we ask Lu about her experience as judge of the Golden Lion Awards for the Venice Biennale in 2011.

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