Artistic Directors of the 13th Gwangju Biennale announced further details of the forthcoming edition
The Artistic Directors Defne Ayas and Natasha Ginwala, officially announced further details of the 2021 forthcoming edition, including the 69 participating artists, the 41 new commissions, and the exhibition venues in Gwangju, South Korea.
The exhibition delves into a broad set of cosmologies, activating multitudinous forms of intelligence, planetary life-systems and modes of communal survival, as they contend with the future horizon of cognitive capitalism, algorithmic violence, and planetary imperialisms.
The biennale venues include: The Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Hall, the Gwangju National Museum, Gwangju Theater, the Yangnim, a sacred mountain previously used as a site for sky burials and currently the base of a Christian cemetery, and the Horanggasy Artpolygon.
Participants inlcude: OS (Dmitry Paranyushkin and Koo Des), Pacita Abad, Korakrit Arunanondchai, Katarina Barruk, Farid Belkahia, Cecilia Bengolea, Seyni Camara, Quishile Charan & Esha Pillay (aka The Bad Fiji Gyals), Yin-Ju Chen & Li-Chun Lin (Marina), Ali Cherri, Hyun-Taek Cho, Vaginal Davis, Cian Dayrit, Emo de Medeiros, Patricia Domínguez, Theo Eshetu, Gerard Fortuné, John Gerrard, Sonia Gomes, Trajal Harrell, Femke Herregraven, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Tishan Hsu, Gözde Ilkin, Jeong Kwan, Jumaadi, Karrabing Film Collective, Sangdon Kim, Sylbee Kim, Timoteus Anggawan Kusno, Kwak Duck-Jun, Gap-Chul Lee, Kangseung Lee, Sangho Lee, Liliane Lijn, Candice Lin, Vivian Lynn, Abu Bakarr Mansaray, Angela Melitopoulos, Ana María Millán, Min Joung-Ki, Ad Minoliti, Moon Kyungwon, MOON & JEON, Siyabonga Mthembu, nasa4nasa, Pedro Neves Marques, Kira Nova, Fernando Palma Rodríguez, People’s Archive of Rural India – PARI, Rajni Perera, Outi Pieski, Angelo Plessas, Gala Porras-Kim, Ana Prvački, Judy Radul, Sahej Rahal, Zofia Rydet, Jacolby Satterwhite, Arpita Singh, Tcheu Siong, Chrysanne Stathacos, Alexandra Sukhareva, Shannon Te Ao, Sissel Tolaas*, Cecilia Vicuña, Ouattara Watts, Shen Xin, Tuguldur Yondonjamts.