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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Sharjah Biennial 11’s global courtyard: Architects from 5 countries to design


Chief Curator Yuko Hasegawa recently announced the building of a brand new city structure which will house works by artists invited to participate in Sharjah Biennial 11.

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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Venice Biennale model outdated?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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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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3 out of 5 Sharjah Biennial 10 prizes go to Asian visual artists


We highlight the three Asian visual artists that have been honoured in the Sharjah Biennial Prize for 2011. A Pakistani miniaturist took out the top prize.

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