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 […]
October 13, 2017

A lesson in empathy: South Africa at Venice

Julia Craig, one of our Exhibition Attendants for Lisa Reihana: Emissaries reflects on her encounters with pavilions in the Arsenale in her blog (below). Visiting Biennale Arte 2017 is an exhausting pursuit. With over 77 artists in the central pavilion and […]
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 […]