Bo Christian Larsson

20th Biennale of Sydney: The future is here it's just not evenly distributed

The 20th Biennale of Sydney has just opened, under the Artistic Direction of Hayward Gallery curator Stephanie Rosenthal. The future is already here: it’s just not evenly distributed runs until 5 June at venues across Sydney including Carriageworks, the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Artspace and Cockatoo Island.

I had the opportunity and privilege to contribute to the Biennale’s exhibition guide, writing about 14 international and Australian artists. The texts are all posted online (though they only credit the authors in the hard copy version for some reason...)

Artists and links to text below.


Céline Condorelli, Structure for Communicating with Wind, from the series ‘Additionals’, 2012–13/2016, metallicised space blanket, curtain tape, approximately 320 x 400 cm. Installation view (2016) at the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Courtesy the artist This version was created for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Photographer: Ben Symons

Bhakti Kher, Six Women, 2013–15, plaster of paris, wood, metal, approximately 123 x 61 x 95.5 cm each. Installation view (2016) at Cockatoo Island for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, London and Zürich. Photograph: Ben Symons

Minouk Lim, Strange Fruit, 2016, mixed-media installation, dimensions variable. Installation view (2016) at Carriageworks for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Courtesy the artist. Created for the 20th Biennale of Sydney. Photograph: Tim da-Rin

Falke Pisano, Embassy of Thought diagrams: The Real, 2016. Courtesy the artist

 

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