>> 8th Berlin Biennale 2014 - Photo Tour
Extensive tour - photos and information of works by 42 participants and of all the venues. Interview with curator Juan A. Gaitán. A Biennial Special by Universes in Universe.
The 8th Berlin Biennale takes place from 29 May 29 to 3 August 2014 at 3 venues in Berlin. Juan A. Gaitán, curator of the 8th Berlin Biennale, has invited Tarek Atoui, Natasha Ginwala, Catalina Lozano, Mariana Munguía, Olaf Nicolai, and Danh Vo to collaborate with him as core members and advisors in his artistic team.
The 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art will bring together a range of local and international artistic positions that explore the intersection between larger historical narratives and individuals' lives. Thus, the 8th Berlin Biennale aims to counterpoise the empirical and the authoritative approaches to history and historical becoming. The research for the 8th Berlin Biennale is structured along three speculative approaches toward the city of Berlin: in its relationship to the built environment, in its relationship to citizenship, and in its relationship to labor. Another focus lies on ways in which the 18th and 19th century Berlin is contemplated within our current cultural landscape.
From a statement by Juan A. Gaitán,
Curator 8th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
8th Berlin Biennale
29 May - 3 August 2014
Director: Gabriele Horn
Curator: Juan A. Gaitán
Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art