Artists 54th Venice Biennale ILLUMInations Announced.

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The 54th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale titled ILLUMInations will take place in June 2011, directed by the art historian and critic Bice Curiger:

- Preview: 1-2-3 June 2011 
- Official Opening: 3 June 2011 
- Opening to the public: 4 June > 27 November 2011

Artists Exhibition ILLUMInations

Giorgio Andreotta Calò Born in Venice, Italy, 1979
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Meris Angioletti Born in Bergamo, Italy, 1977
Lives and works in Paris, France

Nairy Baghramian Born in Isfhan, Iran, 1971
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Yto Barrada Born in Paris, France, 1971
Lives and works in Tangeri, Morocco

Elisabetta Benassi Born in Rome, Italy, 1966
Lives and works in Rome, Italy

Birdhead Founded in 2004
Lives and works in Shanghai, China
Birdhead are:
Song Tao
Born in Shanghai, China, 1979
Ji Weiyu
Born in Shanghai, China, 1980

Monica Bonvicini Born in Venice, Italy, 1965
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Mohamed Bourouissa Born in Blida, Algeria, 1978
Lives and works in Paris, France

Carol Bove Born in Geneva, Switzerland, 1971
Lives and works in New York, USA

Gerard Byrne Born in Dublin, Ireland, 1969
Lives and works in Dublin, Ireland

Mariana Castillo Deball Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1975
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gianni Colombo Born in Milan, Italy, 1937
Died in 1993

Martin Creed Born in Wakefield, Great Britain, 1968
Lives and works in London, UK

DAS INSTITUT and Kerstin Brätsch DAS INSTITUT (Kerstin Brätsch and Adele Röder) Import/Export since 2007
Live and work in New York, USA and Berlin, Germany

Guy de Cointet Born in Paris, France, 1934
Died in 1983

Gintaras Didžiapetris Born in Vilnius, Lithuania, 1985
Lives and works in Vilnius, Lithuania

Song Dong Born in Beijing, China, 1966
Lives and works in Beijing, China

Trisha Donnelly Born in San Francisco, USA, 1974
Lives and works in San Francisco, USA

Shannon Ebner Born in Englewood, USA, 1971
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Latífa Echakhch Born in El Khnansa, Morocco, 1974
Lives and works in Martigny, Switzerland

Ida Ekblad Born in Oslo, Norway, 1980
Lives and works in Oslo, Norway

Omer Fast Born in Jerusalem, Israel, 1972
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Urs Fischer Born in Zurich, Switzerland, 1973
Lives and works in New York, USA

Peter Fischli & David Weiss Peter Fischli, born in Zurich, Switzerland, 1952
David Weiss, born in Zurich, Switzerland, 1946
Live and work in Zurich, Switzerland

Llyn Foulkes Born in Yakima, Washington, USA, 1934
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Luca Francesconi Born in Mantova, Italy, 1979
Lives and works in Milan, Italy and Paris, France

Katharina Fritsch Born in Essen, Germany, 1956
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

Cyprien Gaillard Born in Paris, France, 1980
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Dani Gal Born in Jerusalem, Israel, 1975
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Ryan Gander Born in Chester, Great Britain, 1976
Lives and works in London and Suffolk, UK

Gedewon Born in Bagemdir, Ethiopia, 1939
Died in Därtähal, Ethiopia, 1995

GELITIN Founded in 1993
Lives and works in Wien, Austria
Gelitin are:
Wolfgang Gantner
Born in Mistelbach, Austria, 1970
Ali Janka
Born in Salzburg, Austria, 1971
Florian Reither
Born in St. Pölten, Austria, 1967
Tobias Urban
Born in Munich, Germany, 1967

Luigi Ghirri Born in Scandiano, Italy, 1943
Died in Roncocesi, Italy, 1992

David Goldblatt Born in Randfontein, South Africa, 1930
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa

Jack Goldstein Born in Montreal, Canada, 1945
Died in San Bernardino, USA, 2003

Loris Gréaud Born in Eaubonne, France, 1979
Lives and works in Paris, France

Nicholas Hlobo Born in Capetown, South Africa, 1975
Lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa

Karl Holmqvist Born in Västerâs, Sweden, 1964
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Bruno Jakob Born in Switzerland, 1954
Lives and works in New York, USA

Norma Jeane Born in Los Angeles, USA, August 5th, 1962
Lives and works everywhere

Rashid Johnson Born in Chicago, USA, 1977
Lives and works in New York, USA

Annette Kelm Born in Stuttgart, Germany, 1975
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Gabriel Kuri Born in Mexico City, Mexico, 1970
Lives and works in Brussels, Belgium and Mexico City, Mexico

Elad Lassry Born in Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1977
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Klara Lidén Born in Stockholm, Sweden, 1979
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Christian Marclay Born in San Rafael, USA, 1955
Lives and works in London, UK and New York, USA

Fabian Marti Born in Fribourg, Switzerland, 1979
Lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland

Nathaniel Mellors Born in Doncaster, Great Britain, 1974
Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Asier Mendizabal Born in Ordizia, Spain, 1973
Lives and works in Bilbao, Spain

Haroon Mirza Born in London, Great Britain, 1977
Lives and works in London and Sheffield, UK

Jean-Luc Mylayne Born in France, 1946
Lives and works in the world

Shahryar Nashat Born in Geneva, Switzerland, 1975
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Navid Nuur Born in Tehran, Iran, 1976
Lives and works in The Hague, Holland

Romen Ondak Born in Žilina, Slovakia, 1966
Lives and works in Bratislava, Slovakia

Nicolás Paris Born in Bogotá, Colombia, 1977
Lives and works in Bogotá, Colombia

Philippe Parreno Born in Oran, Algeria, 1964
Lives and works in Paris, France

Mai-Thu Perret Born in Geneva, Switzerland, 1976
Lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland

Amalia Pica Born in Neuquen, Argentina, 1978
Lives and works in London, UK

Giulia Piscitelli Born in Naples, Italy, 1965
Lives and works in Naples, Italy

Sigmar Polke Born in Oels (Olesnica), Silesia, 1941
Died in Cologne, Germany, 2010

Seth Price Born in Jerusalem Est, Palestina, 1973
Lives and works in New York, USA

R.H. Quaytman Born in Boston, USA, 1961
Lives and works in New York, USA

Nick Relph Born in Great Britain, 1979
Lives and works in London, UK and New York, USA

Pipilotti Rist Born in Grabs, Switzerland, 1962
Lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland

Marinella Senatore Born in Cava dei Tirreni, Italy, 1977
Lives and works in Madrid, Spain and New York, USA

Cindy Sherman Born in Glen Ridge, USA, 1954
Lives and works in New York, USA

Dayanita Singh Born in New Delhi, 1961
Lives and works in New Delhi, India

Josh Smith Born in Okinawa, Japan, 1976
Lives and works in New York, USA

Monika Sosnowska Born in Ryki, Poland, 1972
Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

Frances Stark Born in Newport Beach, USA , 1967
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Sturtevant Born in Lakewood, USA, 1930
Lives and works in Paris, France

Anya Titova Born in Sverdlovsk, Russia, 1984
Lives and works in Moscow, Russia

Rosemarie Trockel Nata a Schwerte, Germany, 1952
Lives and works in Germany

Oscar Tuazon Born in Seattle, USA, 1975
Lives and works in Paris, France

James Turrell Born in Los Angeles, USA, 1943
Lives and works in Arizona, USA

Emily Wardill Born in Great Britain, 1977
Lives and works in London, UK

Rebecca Warren Born in London, Great Britain, 1965
Lives and works in London, UK

Corinne Wasmuht Born in Dortmund, Germany, 1964
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Andro Wekua Born in Sochumi, Georgia, 1977
Lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland and Berlin, Germany

Franz West Born in Wien, Austria, 1947
Lives and works in Wien, Austria

Jeanne (Johanna) Natalie Wintsch Born in Warsaw, Poland, 1871
Died in Lausanne, Switzerland, 1944

Christopher Wool Born in Chicago, USA, 1955
Lives and works in New York and Texas, USA

First Time National Participations

Pavilion of the Principality of Andorra Title of the exhibition: Beyond Vision
Exhibitors: Helena Guàrdia Ribó, Francisco Sánchez Sánchez
Commissioners: Pedro de Sancristóval y Múrua. Deputy commissioners: Joan Gil Gregório, Ermengol Puig Tàpies, Francesc Rodríguez Rossa
Curators: Paolo De Grandis, Josep M. Ubach Bernada
Coordinator in Venice: Carlotta Scarpa, Arte Communications Coordinator in Andorra: Montse Coma Areny
Venue: Chiesa di San Samuele, Campo San Samuele, Venice (San Samuele boat station / line 2)

The People’s Republic of Bangladesh Pavilion Title of the Exhibition: ‘Parables / Parabole’ – Five Bangladeshi artists interpret contemporary cultural difference
Exhibitors: Promotesh Das Pulak, Kabir Ahmed Masum Chisty, Imran Hossain Piplu, Mahbubur Rahman e
Tayeba Begum Lipi
Commissioners: Fiona Biggiero (Italy) and Tayeba Begum Lipi (Bangladesh)
Curators: Paolo W. Tamburella & Mary Angela Schroth
Venue: Gervasuti Foundation, Fondamenta S. Ana (Via Garibaldi), Castello 993, between Giardini e Arsenale

Pavilion of India Title of the exhibition:Everyone Agrees: It’s About to Explode …….
Exhibitors:Zarina Hashmi, Praneet Soi, Gigi Scaria and The Desire Machine Collective (Sonal Jain and Mriganka Madhukaillya)
Commissioner:Ranjit Hoskote
Curator:Ranjit Hoskote
Venue:Arsenale (Artiglierie)
Lalit Kala Akademi, New Delhi (India’s National Academy of Art) participation in the 54th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia

Pavilion of Iraq Title of the exhibition: Acqua Ferita / Wounded Water. Six Iraqi Artists interpret the theme of water
Commissioner: Ali Assaf
Co-Commissioner: Vittorio Urbani
Curator: Mary Angela Schroth
Organization: Nouva Icona and Sala 1. Media Partner: Canvas Magazine
In collaboration with: Embassy of Iraq in Italy, Iraq UN Representation in Rome, Iraq Ministry of Culture, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, MerchantBridge Bank and the Iraq Pavilion Patrons Committee.
Venue: Gervasuti Foundation, Fondamenta S. Ana (Via Garibaldi), Castello 995, between Giardini and Arsenale
Opening to the Public: June 4, 2011. Closes Nov. 27, 2011, 10-6 pm daily except Mondays
Press Preview: June 2, 2011 from 7 to 9 pm

Pavilion of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Title of the exhibition:The Black Arch
Exhibitors:Raja and Shadia Alem
Commissioners:Dr. Abdulaziz Alsebail
Curators:Mona Khazindar and Robin Start
Venue:Arsenale

Pavilion of South Africa Title of the exhibition:Desire: Ideal Narratives in Contemporary South African Art
Exhibitors:Zwelethu Mthethwa, Mary Sibande, Siemon Allen, Lyndi Sales
Commissioner:Lethole Mokoena
Curator:Thembinkosi Goniwe
Venue:Torre di Porta Nuova, Arsenale Nuovissimo

Pavilion of Zimbabwe Title of the exhibition: “Seeing Ourselves: Questioning our geographical landscape and the space we occupy from yesterday, today and tomorrow” 
Exhibitors: Tapfuma Gutsa, Misheck Masamvu, Berry Bickle and Calvin Dondo
Commissioner: Mrs. Doreen Sibanda
Curator: Raphael Chikukwa
Venue: Church of Santa Maria della Pietà, Calle della Pietà, Castello 3701

Check the website of the Venice Biennale for the other national participations.

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