Politics & Nature: unnatural and natural states of the world at 56th International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia

Arriving in Venice for the vernissage days whilst elections were in full swing, I was surprised to be confronted by a politically charged Biennale. Colonialism, Capitalism, Socialism, contemporary slavery and migration were some of the themes running through the 56th Edition of La Biennale di Venezia, which opened not long after a period of several weeks during which more than 1,800 migrants – many of them African – drowned whilst attempting to flee across the Mediterranean to Europe..

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Discover US! Carnival Within – An Exhibition Made in America at UferHallen Berlin Vernissage: Friday, March 27, 7 PM

March 28 – May 3, 2009 Vernissage: Friday, March 27, 7 PM Janine Antoni, Joe Amrhein, Tracey Baran, Sanford Biggers, Laura Bruce, chameckilerner, Anne Chu, Spencer Finch, David Herbert, Joan Jonas, Nina Katchadourian, Yvette Mattern, Karyn Olivier, Joyce Pensato, Peggy Preheim, William Pope.L, Nadine Robinson, and Lawrence Weiner Curated by Sabine Russ and Gregory Volk […]

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