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NYC 17-19 Nov 2016

Alternative Art School Fair: a new initiative by Paris Biennale
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BERGEN 2-4 Sept 2016

BA 2016: The Infrastructure Summit
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GWANGJU 1-4 Sept 2016

Opening week of the 11th Gwangju Biennale
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KARASJOK 27 Aug 2016

Launch of documenta 14’s South as a State of Mind
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ARNHEM 20 Aug 2016

SONSBEEK ‘16: Editorial LIVE! minisymposium
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SANTA FE 14-16 July 2016

SITElines.2016 Opening Week Events
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Highlights

The New Curator by Natasha Hoare, Coline Milliard, Rafal Niemojewski, Ben Borthwick and Jonathan Watkins

This book presents a snapshot of the most interesting curatorial practices in the art world today. There is an emphasis on the “now”: the introduction sketches in the development of curatorial practices since the 1980s but the shows under scrutiny in the following 25 case studies have all taken place in the last few years.
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What are we building down there? – Laura Herman interviews Niels Van Tomme, curator of the Bucharest Biennale 7

In a valiant effort to reimagine what a biennale can be, the seventh edition of Bucharest’s Biennale for Contemporary Art What are we building down there? comes with a concept that is both simple and smart. Rather than housing art in various galleries and venues, Belgian curator and critic Niels Van Tomme reshapes our expectations by integrating advertising billboards in the capital city’s infrastructure…
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Papers from the conference Biennials: Prospect and Perspectives

We are very happy to announce that the transcript of the conference Biennials: Prospect and Perspectives (International Conference at ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe 27.02.—01.03.2014) has been published and can be downloaded
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Ensamble Studio exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale

The Biennial Foundation in association with the Tippet Rise Fund of the Sidney E. Frank Foundation is proud to announce the support for the Ensamble Studio exhibition at the 15th edition of the Venice Architecture Biennale (May 26th to November 27th 2016).
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Biennialgram from the Marrakech Biennale 6

Bonjour! Morning air on the way from our hotel to the “Not New Now” or the sixth Marrakech Biennale was filled with a mixture of hot dust, a motor rollers’ loud noise and a delicate smell of spices…
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News

26.08.2016

GIBCA and PARSE: Open call for journal contributions
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26.08.2016

Aichi Triennale 2016 Homo Faber: A Rainbow Caravan
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25.08.2016

The eight edition of Survival Kit festival to open in Riga
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25.08.2016

Ai Weiwei’s work removed from the Yinchuan Biennale
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24.08.2016

Desert X due to open in February 2017
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23.08.2016

Polish Pavilion in Venice: curatorial project competition
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22.08.2016

1st Antarctic Biennale: Open Call
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21.08.2016

Taiwan Biennial to run in parallel with Taipei Biennial
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19.08.2016

Busan Biennale 2016 ‘Hybridizing Earth, Discussing Multitude’
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11.08.2016

Cleveland Triennial to Launch in 2018
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10.08.2016

Qalandiya International Open Gallery #4 – Call for Proposals
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09.08.2016

Programme highlights of the Ruhrtriennale’s opening week
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04.08.2016

Brighton Photo Biennial 2016 Programme Announced
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02.08.2016

The 6th edition of Sinopale postponed until 2017
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29.07.2016

Tehching Hsieh to Represent Taiwan at Venice Biennale 2017
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28.07.2016

Inti Guerrero to curate 38th edition of EVA International
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27.07.2016

Bergen Assembly 2016 Open Call: Tarek Atoui’s WITHIN
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24.07.2016

ARoS Triennial, new perennial exhibition in Denmark
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21.07.2016

Atlanta Biennial comes back after nine-year break
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18.07.2016

Liam Gillick-curated triennial to open in Japan in October
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18.07.2016

Equator Symposium – open call for young scholars
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14.07.2016

Open call for the curator of the Cyprus Pavilion
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06.07.2016

Taipei Biennial announces participating artists
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05.07.2016

Ljubljana Biennial of Design Open Call
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05.07.2016

Biennale of Sydney appoints Artistic Director Mami Kataoka
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01.07.2016

OCA and OSLO PILOT to host next IKT Congres
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30.06.2016

Kampala Art Biennale 2016 – Seven Hills
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26.06.2016

Venice Biennale Research Pavilion: call for proposals
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26.06.2016

Curators announced for LIAF 2017
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23.06.2016

Egill Sæbjörnsson to represent Iceland at 57th Venice Biennale
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