Venice Biennale

 Shaung Li,  ÆTHER (Poor Objects) , 2021. Video, 18:28 min. Photo: Dean Kissick. Courtesy: La Biennale di Venezia

Shuang Li, ÆTHER (Poor Objects), 2021. Video, 18:28 min. Photo: Dean Kissick. Courtesy: La Biennale di Venezia

Is the 59th Venice Biennale the final chapter of an exhausted story? In his May column, Dean Kissick ponders how identity became the biggest elephant in the rooms of mega exhibitions, and how to abandon our screens for the real world and the real world for dreams.