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Enabling biennial practitioners from around the world to meet and exchange on common practices, share expertise, and discuss the foremost topics and concerns in the arena.

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The World Biennial Forum No 2: online

The World Biennial Forum No 2 can now be viewed online. The Forum took place from November 26 – 30, 2014, in São Paulo, Brazil.

Taking the idea of the Global South as a starting point, the World Biennial Forum No 2 looked at how this geography shapes the current condition of world biennials.

Watch the recordings of the lectures and talks of the World Biennial Forum No 2.

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60 Years of documenta

Founded by Arnold Bode, the documenta opened in Kassel for the first time on July 15, 1955, and thirteen editions of the documenta have been presented since then. Preparations for the documenta 14 are currently in progress, and the exhibition is scheduled to open in Kassel and Athens in 2017.

The 60th anniversary of the documenta, which is now regarded as the most important exhibition of contemporary art in the world, will be celebrated with an impressive program of accompanying events.
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Manifesta 11

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04.03.2015

Curatorial Team of Sonsbeek 2016 announced.
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04.03.2015

Biennial of the Frontiers: Results Open Call.
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02.03.2015

Angola at the 56th Venice Biennale 2015.
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02.03.2015

Private Support for Canada Pavilion in Venice.
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02.03.2015

Polish Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale 2015.
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02.03.2015

Singapore Pavilion at the 56th Venice Biennale.
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02.03.2015

Curatorial team of the 2nd edition of SITElines 2016.
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01.03.2015

Open Call: OFF-Biennale Budapest 2015.
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01.03.2015

Finland at the 56th Venice Biennale 2015.
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28.02.2015

Israeli Pavilion at 56th Venice Biennale 2015.
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