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All the World's Futures: Participants

Central international exhibition, Venice Biennale 2015

Jumana Emil Abboud
* 1971 Galilee, lives in Jerusalem.

Adel Abdessemed
* 1971 Constantine, Algeria. Lives in London.

Mathieu Kleyebe Abonnenc
* 1977 French Guyana. Lives in Metz, France.

Abounaddara
Founded in 2010, Syria/Palestine, live in Damascus, Syria.

Boris Achour
* 1966 France. Lives in Paris.

Terry Adkins
* 1953 Washington, USA. + 2014 New York.

Saâdane Afif
* 1970 Vendôme, Loir-et-Cher, France. Lives in Berlin.

Chantal Akerman
* 1950 Belgium. Lives in Paris.

John Akomfrah
* 1957 Accra, Ghana. Lives in London.

Karo Akpokiere
* 1981 Lagos, Nigeria.

Meriç Algün Ringborg
* 1983 Istanbul, Turkey. Lives in Stockholm, Sweden.

Jennifer Allora & Guillermo Calzadilla
J. Allora: * 1974 Philadelphia, USA. G. Calzadilla: * 1971 Havana, Cuba. Live in Puerto Rico.

Kutluğ Ataman
* 1961 Istanbul, Turkey. Lives in London.

Maja Bajevic
* 1967 Bosnia. Lives in Paris and Sarajevo.

Ernesto Ballesteros
* 1963 Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives there.

Sammy Baloji
* 1978 Lumumbashi, Congo (Dem. Rep.). Lives there and in Brussels, Belgium.

Rosa Barba
* 1972 Agrigento, Italy. Lives in Berlin.

Georg Baselitz
* 1938 Germany. Lives in Munich.

Eduardo Basualdo
* 1977 Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives there.

Petra Bauer
* 1970 Malmö, Sweden.

Walead Beshty
* 1976 United Kingdom. Lives in Los Angeles.

Huma Bhabha
* 1962 Karachi, Pakistan.

Christian Boltanski
* 1944 France. Lives in Paris.

Monica Bonvicini
* 1965 Italy. Lives in Berlin.

Sonia Boyce
* 1962 United Kingdom. Lives in London.

Daniel Boyd
* 1982 Cairns, Australia. Lives in Sydney.

Ricardo Brey
* 1955 Havana, Cuba. Lives in Gent, Belgium.

Marcel Broodthaers
1924 - 1976, Belgium.

Tania Bruguera
* 1968 Havana, Cuba. Lives there and in New York.

Teresa Burga
* 1935 Iquitos, Peru.

Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick
* 1955 / * 1957 USA. Live in New Orleans.

Cao Fei
* 1978 Guangzhou, China. Lives in Beijing, China.

Nidhal Chamekh
* 1985 Dahmani, Tunisia. Lives in Tunis and Paris.

Olga Chernysheva
* 1962 Russia. Lives in Moscow.

Tiffany Chung
* 1969 Danang, Vietnam. Lives in Ho Chi Minh City.

Cooperativa Cráter Invertido
Artistic cooperative, founded in 2011, based in Mexico City.

Creative Time Summit
Non-profit organization, founded in 1974, based in New York.

Elena Damiani
* 1979 Lima, Peru.

Jeremy Deller
* 1966 London, United Kingdom; lives there.

Thea Djordajdze
* 1971 Georgia. Lives in Berlin.

Marlène Dumas
* 1953 Cape Town, South Africa. Lives in Amsterdam.

e-flux Journal
Publishing platform founded in 2008, based in New York.

Melvin Edwards
* 1937 USA. Lives in New York.

Inji Efflatoun
1924 - 1989 Cairo, Egypt.

Antje Ehmann & Harun Farocki
A. Ehmann: * 1968 Gelsenkirchen, Germany. Lives in Berlin. H. Farocki: * 1944 Nový Jičín, Czech Republic. + 2014 near Berlin.

Maria Eichhorn
* 1962 Germany. Lives in Berlin.

Walker Evans
1903 - 1975, USA.

Harun Farocki
* 1944 Nový Jičín, Czech Republic. + 2014 near Berlin.

Emily Floyd
* 1972 Australia. Lives in Sydney.

Peter Friedl
* 1960 Austria. Lives in Berlin.

Coco Fusco
* 1960 New York, USA; lives there.

Marco Fusinato
* 1964 Australia. Lives in Melbourne.

Charles Gaines
* 1944 USA. Lives in Los Angeles.

Ellen Gallagher
* 1965 Providence, USA.

Ana Gallardo
* 1958 Rosario, Argentina.

Dora García
* 1965 Valladolid, Spain. Lives in Barcelona.

Theaster Gates
* 1973 Chicago, USA; lives there.

Isa Genzken
* 1948 Germany. Lives in Berlin.

Gluklya
* 1969 Russia. Lives in Saint Petersburg.

Sônia Gomes
* 1948 Caetanópolis, Brazil.

Katharina Grosse
* 1961 Germany. Lives in Berlin.

Gulf Labor
A transnational coalition of international artists founded in 2010.

Rupali Gupte & Prasad Shetty
* 1974 / * 1975 Mumbai, India.

Andreas Gursky
* 1955 Germany. Lives in Düsseldorf.

Hans Haacke
* 1936 Germany. Lives in New York.

Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige
Both * 1969 Beirut, Lebanon. Live in Paris, and Beirut.

Newell Harry
* 1972 Australia. Lives in Sydney.

Kay Hassan
* 1956 Johannesburg, South Africa; lives there.

Thomas Hirschhorn
* 1957 Switzerland. Lives in Paris.

Carsten Höller
* 1961 Belgium. Lives in Stockholm.

Nancy Holt & Robert Smithson
1938 - 2014 / 1938 - 1973, USA.

IM Heung Soon
* 1969 South Korea. Lives in Seoul.

Invisible Borders: Trans-African Photographers
Artists’ organization founded in 2011, based in Lagos.

Tetsuya Ishida
* 1973 Yaizu, Shizuoka, Japan. + 2005 Tokyo.

Ji Dachun
* 1968 China. Lives in Beijing.

Isaac Julien
* 1960 London, UK; lives there.

Hiwa K.
* 1975 Sulaymaniyah, Iraq. Lives in Berlin.

Samson Kambalu
* 1975 Malawi. Lives in London.

Ayoung Kim
* 1979 South Korea. Lives in Seoul.

Alexander Kluge
* 1932 Germany. Lives in Munich.

Emily Kame Kngwarreye
* 1910 Utopia, Soakage Bore, Australia. + 1996 Alice Springs, Australia.

Runo Lagomarsino
* 1977 Lund, Sweden. Lives in São Paulo, Brazil, and Malmö, Sweden.

Sonia Leber & David Chesworth
* 1959 Australia / * 1958 United Kingdom. Live in Melbourne.

Glenn Ligon
* 1960 New York, USA.

Gonçalo Mabunda
* 1975 Mozambique. Lives in Maputo.

Madhusudhanan
* 1956 Allapuzha, Kerala, India.

Ibrahim Mahama
* 1987 Tamale, Ghana.

David Maljkovic
* 1973 Croatia. Lives in Zagreb.

Victor Man
* 1974 Romania. Lives in Berlin.

Abu Bakarr Mansaray
* 1970 Tongo, Sierra Leone.

Chris Marker
* 1921 Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France. + 2012 Paris.

Kerry James Marshall
* 1955 Birmingham, USA.

Helen Marten
* 1985 United Kingdom. Lives in London.

Fabio Mauri
1926 - 2009 Rome, Italy.

Steve McQueen
* 1969 United Kingdom. Lives in Amsterdam.

Naeem Mohaiemen
* 1969 Bangladesh. Lives in Dhaka and New York.

Jason Moran
* 1975 USA. Lives in New York

Ivana Müller
* 1972 Croatia. Lives in Paris.

Lavar Munroe
* 1982 Nassau, Bahamas.

Oscar Murillo
* 1985 La Paila, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.

Wangechi Mutu
* 1972 Nairobi, Kenya. Lives in New York.

Hwayeon Nam
* 1979 South Korea. Lives in Seoul and Berlin.

Bruce Nauman
* 1941 USA. Lives in New Mexico.

Cheikh Ndiaye
* 1970 Senegal. Lives in New York, Dakar and Lyon.

Olaf Nicolai
* 1962 Germany. Lives in Berlin.

Chris Ofili
* 1968 Manchester, United Kingdom.

Emeka Ogboh
* 1977 Lagos, Nigeria. Lives there and in Berlin.

Philippe Parreno
* 1964 France. Lives in Paris.

Pino Pascali
* 1935 Bari, Italy. + 1968 Rome.

Adrian Piper
* 1948 New York, USA. Lives in Berlin.

Lemi Ponifasio
* 1964 New Zealand. Lives in Auckland.

Qiu Zhijie
* 1969 Zhangzhou, Fujian Province, China. Lives in Beijing and Hangzhou, China.

Raha Raissnia
* 1968 Tehran, Iran. Lives in New York.

Raqs Media Collective
Founded in 1992 in New Delhi, India, by Jeebesh Bagchi (* 1965), Monica Narula (* 1969), Shuddhabrata Sengupta (* 1968).

Lili Reynaud-Dewar
* 1975 La Rochelle, France.

Mykola Ridnyi
* 1985 Ukraine. Lives in Kharkiv.

Liisa Roberts
* 1969 France. Lives in New York, Helsinki and Saint Petersburg.

Mika Rottenberg
* 1976 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives in New York.

Joachim Schönfeldt
* 1958 Pretoria, South Africa.

Massinissa Selmani
* 1980 Algiers, Algeria. Lives there and in Tours, France.

Fatou Kandé Senghor
* 1971 Dakar, Senegal.

Gedi Sibony
* 1973 USA. Lives in New York.

Gary Simmons
* 1964 New York, USA; lives there.

Taryn Simon
* 1975 New York, USA; lives there.

Lorna Simpson
* 1960 USA. Lives in New York.

Robert Smithson
1938 - 1973, USA.

Mounira Al Solh
* 1978 Beirut, Lebanon; lives there.

Mikhael Subotzky
* 1981 Cape Town, South Africa. Lives in Johannesburg.

Mariam Suhail
* 1979 Rawalpindi, Pakistan. Lives in Bangalore, India.

Sarah Sze
* 1969 Boston, USA. Lives in New York, USA.

The Propeller Group
Collective founded in 2006, based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The Tomorrow
Journal founded in 2014 in Italy, based in Milan, Italy.

Rirkrit Tiravanija
* 1961 Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lives in New York, Berlin and Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Barthélémy Toguo
* 1967 Cameroon. Lives in Paris and Bandjoun.

Xu Bing
* 1955 Chongqing, China. Lives in New York, USA.

Ala Younis
* 1974 Kuwait. Lives in Amman, Jordan.

All the World's Futures

56th International Art Exhibition
La Biennale di Venezia

Arsenale and Central Pavilion, Giardini

9 May - 22 November 2015

Preview days: 6 - 8 May 2014

Curator: Okwui Enwezor

136 participants

Concept and content, please see:
- Curatorial statement
- Addendum to the Statement

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