are the Meryl Streep side of things, above even the museums.
Most Asian Biennials
that were founded in the 1990s have used a judicious mixture of such high-profile western curators interspersed with Asian curators, sometimes working in teams, possibly to avoid accusations of the neo-colonial gaze.
, open till May 13, has taken up residence at the newly inaugurated SAF Art Spaces led by SAF President Shaikha Hoor Al Qasimi.
Quite quickly, by 2004-2006, Liverpool Biennial
had established itself as one of those that people wanted to go to, not only because of the quality of work but because of our collaborative model.
To be honest, it was a bit of a joke," says Biggs, of the art world's reaction to the idea of a Liverpool Biennial
- the dismay in part due to curators feeling under pressure to visit every such festival across the globe.
Starting with the Western Hemisphere, we are working to position Denver as leader in fostering a global community," said Donna Good, President of the Biennial
you choose to sow, they all look best when planted in profusion, not in straight lines.
takes its title, "What Keeps Mankind Alive?
A"The Sharjah Biennial
is getting ready for its new direction, whereby we endeavor to find new possibilities for production of art in the Arab world.
For the Fifth Berlin Biennial
, opening on April 5, curators Adam Szymczyk, director of the Kunsthalle Basel, and Elena Filipovic, an independent art critic and curator, have extended this nascent tradition by dividing their exhibition into halves, which they call "Day" and "Night.
And most past Biennials
showed work by artists of different generations as well, without this having been highlighted as a theme.