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Exhibitions Calendar

Calendar 2016:

Events

12.04.2016

NYC: 1:54 programs presented by Koyo Kouoh and Performa
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04.04.2016

BERGEN: Lynda Benglis – Glacier Burger
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10.03.2016

SANTIAGO: Bienal de São Paulo’s Study Days
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10.03.2016

NEW ORLEANS: Discussion on citywide art exhibitions
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09.03.2016

DUBAI: Kochi-Muziris Biennale presentation

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16.02.2016

BERLIN: press conference of the 9th Berlin Biennale
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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. When we arrived at a relatively new and central part of Marrakech called Gueliz, we found a …
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Open call: Emerging Voices Awards 2016

The FT/OppenheimerFunds Emerging Voices Awards aims to recognise extraordinary artistic talent in three categories – fiction literature, film-making and art across more than 100 emerging market nations.
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The world’s hottest and coolest biennials are set to open in early 2017

Amongst increasing interest in environmental conditions and challenges brought about by the climate change, 2017 will see the emergence of two new biennial exhibitions set in extreme weather conditions.
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How to Gather? Acting in a Center in a City in the Heart of Eurasia –

Bart De Baere talks about the 6th Moscow Biennale

Interview by Sam Steverlynck

The 6th Moscow Biennale was not your average biennale concocted with the classic ingredients copied worldwide without questioning. Not only did it run for just ten days, it also felt more like a meeting place than a static biennale presenting existing – or some commissioned – works. With talk shows, debates and lectures by people like Yanis Varoufakis, sociologist Pascal Gielen and futurologist Maya van Leemput, it was a social-artistic laboratory that created quite a buzz. We met up with the curator, M HKA director Bart De Baere – who invited Nicolaus Schafhausen and Defne Ayas as co-curators – to find out more about the biennale’s genesis and the many challenges leading up to it.
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Read the essays of World Biennial Forum No 2.

Peter Osborne
Every other Year Is Always This Year – Contemporaneity and the Biennial Form

Anthony Gardner and Charles Green
South as Method? Biennials Past and Present

Lucy Steeds
Biennial Exhibition Histories, Against the Grain: Juraci Dórea’s Projeto Terra in São Paulo, Venice and Havana

Fernando Oliva
Censorship, Resistance and Reenactment: Bienal da Bahia, 46 Years Later

David Teh
Currencies of the Contemporary: Biennials and the International in Southeast Asia

Manuela Moscoso
What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Anne Szefer Karlsen
An Institution Already First Time Around

Moacir dos Anjos
Between Local and Global, Minor as Possible Resistance

Marina Fokidis
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Fabio Cypriano
How to Escape Formal Representations with Artists-Activists

Elvira Dyangani Ose
For Whom Are Biennials Organised?

Övül Durmusoglu
Please Play? Politics of Public Intimacy (in Istanbul)

Ana Gonçalves Magalhães
Education for Contemporary Art in the Context of the Bienal de São Paulo

Cayo Honorato
Unrepentant Populism

Ana Paula Cohen
Post-Colonial or Neo-Colonialism?

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Performa

News

29.04.2016

XI Florence Biennale 2017 selection process now open
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28.04.2016

Next edition of the Havana Biennial to open in 2018
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28.04.2016

Liverpool Biennial 2016 Announces Full Programme
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28.04.2016

Istanbul Design Biennial Open Call for video submissions
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27.04.2016

Performa invites applications for Curatorial Fellowships
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27.04.2016

Cecilia Alemani to Curate Italian Pavilion in Venice
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27.04.2016

Call for Entries – International Print Biennale
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26.04.2016

Cevdet Erek to represent Turkey in Venice
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26.04.2016

Call for Participants: DISCREET Intelligence Agency
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26.04.2016

First Nigerian Pavilion at Venice Architecture Biennale
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25.04.2016

VIDEONALE – Call for Entries for the 2017 edition
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22.04.2016

Momentum Biennial introduces the new curatorial team
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21.04.2016

4th Biennale d’Oran open call for artists
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15.04.2016

Residency for artists and curators in Fukuoka
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13.04.2016

Finland in Venice: Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors
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13.04.2016

Elmgreen & Dragset to curate the next Istanbul Biennial
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12.04.2016

Contour Biennale: dates and team of advisors
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09.04.2016

Maria Lind unveils the theme and artists for the Gwangju Biennale 2016
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07.04.2016

Qalandiya International’s 3rd Edition to Launch in October
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06.04.2016

Be a Part of EVA International 2016
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06.04.2016

Borås International Sculpture Biennale 2016
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04.04.2016

Sonsbeek returns in June with ruangrupa
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01.04.2016

Glasgow International 2016 opens on April 8
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30.03.2016

Beijing International Art Biennale seeks contributions
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30.03.2016

Curatorial concept for the 2016 Taipei Biennial
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29.03.2016

Prospect.4 announces dates and the Artistic Director’s council
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28.03.2016

Dan Cameron and C. Gallegos to curate XIII Bienal de Cuenca
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23.03.2016

Moscow Int Biennale for Young Art: participants and curators
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18.03.2016

Mediacity Seoul 2016 title and preliminary list of artists
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15.03.2016

Singapore Biennale 2016 – dates, title and curatorial team
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