Tag Archives: Sydney Biennale

Principles’ Day Out: Manifesta’s Destiny, Posthumous Petition-signers and Boycotters branded as Hypocrites

Sydney’s Saga Continues: Boycott Artists branded as Hypocrites These past two weeks we have reported on how the artists boycott of the Sydney Biennale over its ties to Transfield (a holding company that had recently expanded to include the detention … Continue reading

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Let’s Change It All: Sydney Biennale’s parting with Transfield gives hope to Manifesta protests

Let’s Change It All: The Biennale and Transfield Part Ways This Wednesday, four artists – Agnieszka Polska, Sara van der Heide, Nicoline van Harskamp and Nathan Gray  – joined their colleagues Libia Castro, Ólafur Ólafsson, Charlie Sofo, Gabrielle de Vietri and Ahmet Öğüt to announce their withdrawal … Continue reading

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Not Imagined, Not Desired: Art and Responsibility in Qatar, Abu Dhabi and Sydney

This week, we’ve been watching the situation in Ukraine and the Crimea (all we can say, never trust an “unanimous vote” in Russia – at least not where oil money is involved), but to quote Zaha Hadid, there are “discrepancies … Continue reading

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Meanwhile… (future) History: Mark your calendars for 2014’s Art World Events

While this polar vortex has its way with New York, we’ve decided to turn our attention to all the things to come in the balmier months of the year. We’re not the only ones: this past week there were a … Continue reading

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The 18th Biennale of Sydney opens (a taste of what’s to come for Moscow?)

Yesterday, the 18th Biennale of Sydney opened, perhaps giving some hints as to what Moscow can expect next year, when curator Catherine de Zegher takes charge of the Moscow Biennale. De Zegher – as we noted, currently Guest Curator at … Continue reading

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