Biennales and triennales today have different reasons for their existence, and the issues surrounding them are diverse as well as complex.

Yokohama Triennale

International Symposium

Creating Global/Regional Landscape for Contemporary Art through International Exhibitions

September 14, 2014, 14:00-17:00
Lecture Hall, Yokohama Museum of Art

Organizers of biennales and triennales in non-Western regions are invited to present their models and discuss what role and contribution Yokohama Triennale could provide to the contemporary art scene of Asian region.

In Part 1 of the symposium, are invited members who have organized the Cuba Biennial, Kochi-Muziris Biennale, and Fukuoka Triennale of Asian Art, all of which are biennales/ triennales with a unique history and have made contributions to a specific art scene and/or specific artistic or local/regional communities, to present their case for international exhibitions.

In Part 2, members of the non-profit organizations active in Yokohama in working with Asian artists will also join as commentators to discuss, along with other panelists, the future of Yokohama Triennale in the contexts of Yokohama and Asia.

Entrance: Free
Language: English/Japanese interpretation 

Pre-registration necessary! To the application click here.

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