Venice Biennale

 Maria Eichhorn, “Relocating a Structure,” German Pavilion 2022, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennaledi Venezia, 2022

Maria Eichhorn, “Relocating a Structure,” German Pavilion 2022, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennaledi Venezia, 2022

What dark secrets are hidden behind the walls of the German Pavilion? Maria Eichhorn makes them visible.

 Precious Okoyomon, To See The Earth Before the End of the World , 2022, installation view, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2022

Precious Okoyomon, To See The Earth Before the End of the World, 2022, installation view, 59th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia, 2022

Curator Nicolas Bourriaud argues that the current Venice Biennale is not as post-human as you might think.

 Portrait of Nikita Kadan. Photo: Klaus Pichler, © mumok

Portrait of Nikita Kadan. Photo: Klaus Pichler, © mumok

The Ukrainian artist Nikita Kadan moved into a bunker at the war's beginning. There, he spoke to Hans Ulrich Obrist and Sebastian Clark about how the past remains in the subjunctive and why we need a new anti-fascism.

 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.