October 13, 2017

A lesson in empathy: South Africa at Venice

Visiting Biennale Arte 2017 is an exhausting pursuit. With over 77 artists in the central pavilion and 24 national pavilions at the Arsenale alone – many of these works lengthy video installations – I am not surprised that when people […]
September 29, 2017

Quite moments of reflection

Zoe Hoeberigs, one of our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries blogs (below) about some of the moving image artworks she experienced during her six weeks at the Biennale. Moving image is a popular medium for Biennale Arte 2017. After […]
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 […]
August 12, 2017

Documenta 14 to Biennale Arte 2017

Zoe Hoeberigs is our third Exhibition Attendant for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries. Our attendants each spend approximately six weeks in Venice between May and November 2017. Zoe blogs (below) about her experience travelling to the Biennale Arte 2017 from Documenta 14. […]
July 13, 2017

Because we are from the future…

Jaenine Parkinson is our second Exhibition Attendant for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries. Our attendants each spend approximately six weeks in Venice between May and November 2017. Jaenine blogs (below) about her experience of Biennale Arte 2017. “Oh, so it’s just another […]
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 […]