August 1, 2018

New Zealand confirms Dane Mitchell’s exhibition venue and title for Biennale Arte 2019 in Venice – Media release

Dead words. Extinct species. Ghost towns. Former nations. Destroyed art works…What do these things have in common? They are a few of the countless phenomena that existed but are now no more. These disappearances are at the heart of Dane […]
December 6, 2017

Closing thoughts from 2017 Commissioner Alastair Carruthers

The exhibition Lisa Reihana: Emissaries has now closed in Venice, but its impact will continue through presentations over the next two years in numerous major public galleries across the world. The demand to present Lisa Reihana’s work doesn’t surprise me. From the […]
November 2, 2017

Biennale Arte 2019: New Zealand’s artist and curators announced

The Arts Council of New Zealand Toi Aotearoa is pleased to announce Dane Mitchell as New Zealand’s artist for the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2019. The council is also pleased to announce Dr Zara […]
September 11, 2017

Commissioner announced for Biennale Arte 2019

Dame Jenny Gibbs DNZM has been appointed Commissioner for New Zealand’s presentation at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia by the Arts Council. Arts Council Chair Michael Moynahan says that as a venerated arts patron and […]
July 4, 2017

Call for proposals: NZ at Venice 2019

We are seeking proposals for the official New Zealand presentation at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia. The Biennale is the most prestigious event on the international contemporary visual arts calendar. Both curator and artist-led presentations […]