Singapore 2017, 13 May 2017 — 26 Nov 2017
National Participations

Singapore 2017

Daputa Hyang: Transmission of knowledge

Arsenale Sale d'Armi, Arsenale - Campo della Tana

Zai Kunig is the selected artist to represent Singapore at the 57th Venice Biennale.

The project “Dapunta Hyang: Transmission of knowledge” is the culmination of over 20 years of the artist’s work researchig on on Malay culture and history in Southeast Asia as part of a broader inquiry on identity. The main piece of the exhibition in a 17 meters long ship suspended all across the entire hall. This vessel is the biggest, the most complicated and largest one of a long series of works he has made during more than 20 years in his artistic practice.

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Arsenale Sale d'Armi, Arsenale - Campo della Tana
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