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Power Station of Art, 200 Huayuangang Rd, Huangpu District, Shanghai, China

11th Shanghai Biennale: Why Not Ask Again?

Matts  Leiderstam, Gift of Tears, Oil painting made after Marco Palmezzano, “Christ  Carrying the Cross”, 1534, and bird-scope with refitted viewfinder on a  Manfrotto tripod; printed posters and oak table, 2016

The 11th Shanghai Biennale is a dense and vastly-scaled staging that melds Chinese science fiction, Bengali parables, the principles of traditional South Asian miniature painting, turbulent shifts in political thought and a scrutiny of the transportation of mass information through technologies, screens and devices. Review by Alex Hetherington.

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Various venues, Whitstable, Kent

Whitstable Biennale 2016

 Trish Scott, Study for Medium, 2016, video installation

Part of the 2016 Whitstable Biennale’s success is the totally anachronistic nature of some of its headlining works, showcasing the ability of the festival to be both site-specific and completely unplaced. Review by Betsy Porritt

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Mechelen, Belgium

Contour 2013: Sixth Biennial of Moving Image

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The sixth edition of Contour - the Biennial of Moving Image in Mechelen, Belgium - is entitled 'Leisure, Discipline and Punishment', a triptych of themes running parallel with the deliberate choice of exhibition venues: a football stadium, a church and a

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Pavilions of Cyprus and Lithuania, Venice, Italy

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This unprecedented collaboration explores warp-holes of time between distinct cultures, whose intrinsic plurality of perspectives works as open premises to be discovered and explored in the making of the project. Review by Francesca Cavallo.

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Venice Biennale 2013: Jeremy Deller in conversation with Ralph Rugoff Jeremy Deller's controversial work English Magic, which is representing Great Britain at the 55th Venice Biennale, will tour the UK in 2014 thanks to the Art Fund. Ralph Rugoff, Director of the Hayward Gallery on London's South Bank chats to artist Jeremy Deller about his loathing of Range Rovers, super-yachts and what it means to be an artist. Video courtesy of the Art Fund.

Pavilion of Switzerland, Giardini, Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale 2013: Valentin Carron

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The formal vocabulary of Valentin Carron's pieces is inspired by the imagery of the Canton of Valais where he has spent almost all his life, borrowing and adapting the internationally renowned vocabulary of the style of his alpine home region and making i

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Spanish Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale 2013: Lara Almarcegui

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Lara Almarcegui presents two conceptually overlapping projects for the Biennale - one in the Spanish pavilion and one on the island of Murano, which discuss and challenge the idea of a wasteland through the creation of sculptural installations.

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