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A Sneak Peek into the 58th Venice Art Biennale

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Here is a short list of the National Participations confirmed so far for the 58th Venice Art Biennale “May you live in interesting times” (May 11 – November 24, 2019).

AUSTRALIA
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Juliana Engberg
Commissioner: Australia Council for the Arts
Artist: Angelica Mesiti

AUSTRIA
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein
Commissioner: Federal Chancellery of Austria
Artist: Renate Bertlmann

BELGIUM
Title: Mondo Cane
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Anne-Claire Schmitz
Artists: Jos De Gruyter and Harald Thys

CANADA
Venue: Giardini
Curators: Asinnajaq, Catherine Crowston, Barbara Fischer, Candice Hopkins, Josée Drouin-Brisebois
Commissioner: National Gallery of Canada
Artists: Inuit artist collective Isuma, led by Zacharias Kunuk and Norman Cohn

CHILE
Venue: Arsenale, Artiglierie
Curator: Agustín Pérez Rubio (Artistic Director Malba – Fundación Costantini)
Commissioner: Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Chile
Artist: Voluspa Jarpa

DENMARK
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Nat Muller
Commissioner: Danish Arts Foundation
Artist: Larissa Sansour

ESTONIA
Venue: Spazio Punch, Giudecca island
Commissioner: Center for Contemporary Arts
Artist: Kris Lemsalu

FINLAND
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Nat Muller
Commissioner: Danish Arts Foundation
Artist: Larissa Sansour

FRANCE
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Martha Kirszenbaum
Commissioner: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication
Artist: Laure Prouvost

GERMANY
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Francisca Zolyon
Commissioner: ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office
Artist: Natascha Süder Happelmann

GREAT BRITAIN
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Zoe Whitley
Artist: Cathy Wilkes

GRENADA
Curator: Daniele Radini Tedeschi
Commissioner: Susan Mains

HONG KONG
Venue: Campo della Tana
Curator: Christina Li
Artist: Shirley Tse

HUNGARY
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Zsuzsanna Szegedy-Maszák
Commissioner: Julia Fabényi
Artist: Tamás Waliczky

ICELAND
Title: Chromo Sapiens
Venue: Spazio Punch, Giudecca
Curator: Birta Guðjónsdóttir
Artist: Shoplifter (Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir)

INDONESIA
Title: Reason and Negotiation Never Come Just Once
Venue: Arsenale
Curator: Asmudjo Jono Irianto
Co-curator: Yacobus Ari Respati
Artists: Handiwirman Saputra, Syagini Ratna Wulan

IRELAND
Venue: Arsenale, Artiglierie
Curator: Mary Cremin
Artist: Eva Rothschild

ISRAEL
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Avi Lubin
Artist: Aya Ben Ron

ITALY
Venue: Arsenale, Tese delle Vergini
Curator: Milovan Farronato
Artists: Enrico David, Chiara Fumai, Liliana Moro

JAPAN
Title: Cosmo-Eggs
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Hiroyuki Hattori
Artists: Motoyuki Shitamichi+Taro Yasuno+Toshiaki Ishikura+Fuminori Nousaku

KOREA
Venue: Giardini
Commissioner: Arts Council Korea (ARKO)
Curator: Hyunjin Kim
Artists: Hwayeon Nam, Siren Eun Young Jung, Jane Jin Kaisen

LITHUANIA
Title: Sun & Sea
Venue: Arsenale
Curator: Lucia Pietroiusti
Artists: Nida Art Colony (Lina Lapelyte, Vaiva Grainyte, Rugile Barzdžiukaite)

LUXEMBOURG
Venue: Arsenale
Artist: Marco Godinho

MEXICO
Venue: Arsenale, Sale d’Armi
Curator: Magalí Arriola
Commissioner: Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes
Artist: Pablo Vargas Lugo

NETHERLANDS
Title: The Measurement of Presence
Venue: Giardini
Curator by: Benno Tempel
Commissioner: the Mondriaan Fund
Artists: Remy Jungerman and Iris Kensmil

NEW ZEALAND
Venue: Palazzina Canonica, Riva Sette Martiri, Castello 1364/A
Curators: Zara Stanhope, Chris Sharp
Commissioner: Dame Jenny Gibbs
Artist: Dane Mitchell

NORDIC PAVILION
Title: Weather Report: Forecasting Future
Venue: Giardini
Curators: Piia Oksanen, Leevi Haapala
Commissioners: Katya García-Antón, Ann-Sofi Noring
Artists: Janne Nabb and Maria Teeri, Norwegian Ane Graff and Swedish Ingela Ihrman

PHILIPPINES
Venue: Arsenale
Curator: Tessa Maria Guazon, Riya Lopez
Artist: Mark Justiniani

SCOTLAND
Curator, Commissioner: Linsey Young with Cove Park
Artist: Charlotte Prodger

SINGAPORE
Venue: Arsenale, Sale d’Armi
Curator: Michelle Ho
Commissioner: National Arts Council Singapore
Artist: Song-Ming Ang

SLOVENIA
Venue: Arsenale
Curator: Igor Španjol
Commissioner: Zdenka Badovinac
Artist: Marko Peljhan

SPAIN
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Peio Aguirre
Commissioner: Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
Artists: Itziar Okariz and Sergio Prego

SWITZERLAND
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Charlotte Laubard
Commissioner: Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia
Artists: Pauline Boudry and Renate Lorenz

TAIWAN
Venue: Palazzo delle Prigioni, San Marco
Commissioner: Taipei Fine Arts Museum
Curator: Paul B. Preciado
Artist: Shu Lea Cheang

TURKEY
Venue: Arsenale, Sale d’Armi
Curator: Zeynep Öz
Commissioner: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV)
Artist: İnci Eviner

UAE
Venue: Arsenale, Sale d’Armi
Curators: Sam Bardaouil & Till Fellrath
Commissioner: The Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundatio

USA
Venue: Giardini
Curator: Brooke Kamin Rapaport
Commissioner: Madison Square Park Conservancy, New York City
Artist: Martin Puryear

WALES
Curator: Marie-Anne McQuay
Commissioner: Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham
Artist: Sean Edwards

Claudia Malfitano

  • Ralph Rugoff and Paolo Baratta Ralph Rugoff and Paolo Baratta
  • Nordic Pavilion, Ane Graf / Maria Teeri / Janne Nabb and Ingela Ihrman. Photo: Finnish National Gallery, Pirje Mykkänen. Nordic Pavilion, Ane Graf / Maria Teeri / Janne Nabb and Ingela Ihrman. Photo: Finnish National Gallery, Pirje Mykkänen.
  • Lithuania Pavilion, Lithuania Pavilion, "Sun & Sea", Nida Art Colony (Lina Lapelyte, Vaiva Grainyte, Rugile Barzdžiukaite)
  • Iceland Pavilion, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir / Shoplifter Iceland Pavilion, Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir / Shoplifter
  • Hong Kong Pavilion, Left, Shirley Tse, Photograph courtesy of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; Right, Christina Li, Photograph by Michael CW Chiu Hong Kong Pavilion, Left, Shirley Tse, Photograph courtesy of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority; Right, Christina Li, Photograph by Michael CW Chiu
  • British Pavilion, Cathy Wilkes, Untitled, 2012. Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow British Pavilion, Cathy Wilkes, Untitled, 2012. Courtesy of the Artist and The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
  • Wales in Venice, Sean Edwards Wales in Venice, Sean Edwards