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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


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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Pavilion of Belgium, Giardini, Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale 2013: Berlinde De Bruyckere: Cripplewood

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For the Belgian Pavilion in Venice, De Bruyckere has conceived a new site-specific installation that builds upon her existing oeuvre but derives its potency from connections to the historical context of Venice. She has invited acclaimed writer J.M. Coetze

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Various locations, Liverpool, UK

Liverpool Biennial 2012


The largest international contemporary art festival in the UK is back, exploring the theme of 'Hospitality' through a 10 week programme of exhibitions, collaborations, projects and events across the city. Review by Michael Birchall.

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Berlin, various loctaions

Berlin Biennale

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The relatively young Berlin biennial has always been controversial and this year proved to be no exception. In 2011 the group show 'based in berlin' attempted to generate links between artists who produce work in Berlin and maintain a connection to the ci

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Ukrainian Body: Exhibition Forbidden
Key of Return is off to the Berlin Biennale

Polish Pavilion, Giardini di Castello, Venice, Italy

Venice Biennale 2011: Yael Bartana

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The exhibition - 'and Europe will be stunned' is the official Polish participation at the 54th International Art Exhibition in Venice in 2011. This video installation by the Israeli-born artist Yael Bartana is the first time a non-Polish national has repr

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Mexican Pavilion at the 54th Venice Bienale, Palazzo Rota Ivancich, Castello 4421, Venice

Venice Biennale 2011: Melanie Smith: Red Square Impossible Pink


Melanie Smith was born in Poole, England in 1965. She received her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Reading. Since 1989 she has lived and worked in Mexico City, an experience that has enormously influenced her work ever since. Review by Eleanor Na

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