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Calendar: Biennials and other regular exhibitions

May 2021

12 May - 31 December 2021

WRO Media Art Biennale

Wrocław, Poland

Artistic Director: Piotr Krajewski

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15 May - 31 October 2021

Mediterranea 19

Young and emerging artists from Europe and the Mediterranean

San Marino

Curatorial team

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22 May - 21 November 2021

17th Venice Architecture Biennale

17th International Architecture Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia

Venice, Italy

Curator: Hashim Sarkis

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Special by UiU

29 May - 26 September 2021

Borås Art Biennial

Borås, Sweden

Curators: Ulrika Flink, Amanprit Sandhu

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June 2021

02 June - 25 July 2021

Porto Design Biennial

Portugal

Chief curator: Alastair Fuad-Luke

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04 June - 15 August 2021

Baltic Triennial 14

Vilnius, Lithuania

Curators: Valentinas Klimašauskas & João Laia

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05 June - 21 November 2021

11th GIBCA

Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art

Sweden

Curator: Lisa Rosendahl

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11 June - 05 September 2021

2nd Thailand Biennale

Korat, Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand

Artistic director, head curator: Yuko Hasegawa

Curators: Vipash Purichanont, Seiha Kurosawa, Tawatchai Somkong

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11 June - 27 June 2021

Glasgow International

Scotland, UK

Director: Richard Parry

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12 June - 26 September 2021

Helsinki Biennial

Finland

Head curators: Pirkko Siitari, Taru Tappola

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18 June - 17 October 2021

34th Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Curators: Tjaša Pogačar, Muanis Sinanović, Nevenka Šivavec

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July 2021

17 July - 24 September 2021

LAM 360° - Land Art Mongolia

Ullaanbaatar National Mongolian Modern Art Gallery / Umnu Gobi / Tsagaan Suvarga, Mongolia

Curator: Maurizio Bortolotti

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22 July - 02 November 2021

Folkestone Triennial

Folkestone/Kent, United Kingdom

Curator: Lewis Biggs

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August 2021

Northern Alps Art Festival 2021

21 August - 10 October 2021

Northern Alps Art Festival

Omachi City, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Director: Fram Kitagawa

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Special by UiU

September 2021

01 September - 14 November 2021

Art Encounters Biennial

Timișoara, Romania

Curators: Mihnea Mircan, Kasia Redzisz

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04 September - 05 December 2021

34th São Paulo Biennial

Brazil

Curator: Jacopo Crivelli Visconti

Curatorial team: Paulo Miyada,, Carla Zaccagnini, Francesco Stocchi, Ruth Estévez

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08 September - 24 October 2021

MOMENTA - Biennale de l’image

Montréal, Québec, Canada

Curator: Stefanie Hessler

Executive Director: Audrey Genois

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08 September - 21 November 2021

11th Seoul Mediacity Biennale

Seoul, Republic of Korea

Artistic Director: Yung Ma

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16 September - 31 October 2021

Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism

Republic of Korea

General Director: Dominique Perrault

Curators: Choon Woong Choi, Marc Brossa, FHHH Friends, BARE

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Opening: 17 September 2021

Chicago Architecture Biennial

Chicago, IL, USA

Artistic Director: David Brown

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October 2021

06 October - 14 November 2021

Biennale Jogja XVI Equator #6

Indonesia with Oceania

Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Director: Gintani Nur Apresia Swastika

Curators: Elia Nurvista, Ayos Purwoaji

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12 October - 31 October 2021

Performa 20

New York City, USA

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23 October 2021 - 23 January 2022

Prospect.5

New Orleans, USA

Artistic Co-Directors: Naima J. Keith, Diana Nawi

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November 2021

01 November 2021 - 28 February 2022

5th Kochi-Muziris Biennale

Kochi and Muziris, Kerala Region, India

Curator: Shubigi Rao

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12 November 2021 - 20 February 2022

13th Kaunas Biennial

Lithuania

Curator: Josée Drouin-Brisebois

Director: Kotryna Žemaitytė

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20 November 2021 - 20 January 2022

13th Rencontres de Bamako

African Biennale of Photography

Bamako, Mali

Artistic Director: Bonaventure Soh Bejeng Ndikung

Co-curators: Akinbode Akinbiyi, Meriem Berrada, Tandazani Dhlakama, Liz Ikiriko

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December 2021

Opening: December 2021

15th Cuenca Biennial

Ecuador

Director: Katya Cazar

Curator: Blanca de la Torre

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Postponed to Winter 2022

Manif d'art 10

Québec, Canada

General and Artistic Director: Claude Bélanger

Curator: Steven Matijcio

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February 2022

18 February - 08 May 2022

Hawai Triennial

Hawai, USA

Curatorial director: Melissa Chiu

Associate curators: Miwako Tezuka, Drew Kahu‘āina Broderick

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March 2022

Opening: March 2022

Sharjah Biennial 15

Thinking Historically in the Present

United Arab Emirates

Curators: Okwui Enwezor (1963–2019), Hoor Al Qasimi

SB15 Working Group: Tarek Abou El Fetouh, Ute Meta Bauer, Salah M. Hassan, Chika Okeke-Agulu

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Special by UiU

12 March - 13 June 2022

23rd Biennale of Sydney

Australia

Artistic Director: José Roca

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26 March - 05 June 2022

Toronto Biennial of Art

Ontario, Canada

Senior Curator: Candice Hopkins

Curators: Tairone Bastien, Clare Butcher, Myung-Sun Kim, Katie Lawson

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April 2022

23 April - 27 November 2022

NEW DATE

59th Venice Biennale

59th International Art Exhibition

Italy

Curator: Cecilia Alemani

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Special by UiU

May 2022

26 May - 03 July 2022

10th Bucharest Biennale

Romania

Curator: JARVIS

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June 2022

18 June - 25 September 2022

documenta 15

Kassel, Germany

Artistic Direction: ruangrupa artist collective

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July 2022

16 July - 02 October 2022

Front International

Cleveland Exhibition for Contemporary Art

USA

CEO: Fred Bidwell

Artistic Directors: Prem Krishnamurthy and Tina Kukielski

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30 July - 10 October 2022

Aichi Triennale

Aichi / Nagoya, Japan

Artistic Director: Mami Kataoka

Curatorial advisers

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September 2022

September 2022 - January 2023

16th Biennale de Lyon

France

Artistic director: Isabelle Bertolotti

Guest curators: Sam Bardaouil, Till Fellrath

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08 September - 06 November 2022

Bergen Assembly

Norway

Convener: Saâdane Afif

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17 September - 20 November 2022

17th Istanbul Biennial

Turkey

Curators: Ute Meta Bauer, Amar Kanwar, David Teh

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22 September - 05 November 2022

5th International Biennial of Casablanca

Morocco

Artistic Director: Christine Eyene

Associate Curators: Soukaina Aboulaoula, Cindy Sissokho

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Disclaimer:
This overview has been compiled from information of the organizers and other sources. We do not assume responsibility regarding the correctness of this information. See the Disclaimer.
Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder, Universes in Universe


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