Central Pavilion, Giardini
65 National Participations in the historic Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the historic city centre of Venice.
7 countries are participating for the first time: Antigua & Barbuda, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala, Lebanon, Mongolia, Pakistan and the Holy See.
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Selected exhibitions and initiatives, promoted by non-profit national and international institutions.
Two Special Projects:
Forte Marghera Special Project
In Mestre, curated by Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara. An installation by architects Sami Rintala and Dagur Eggertsson, also built to host a series of events scheduled in Forte Marghera.
Applied Arts Pavilion
Sale d’Armi in the Arsenale, curated by Christopher Turner and Olivia Horsfall Turner. The project reflects upon the future of social housing by presenting a fragment of the social housing estate, Robin Hood Gardens, which was designed by Alison and Peter Smithson in East London and completed in 1972.
Renewed for the third consecutive year, the collaboration between La Biennale and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London has made possible this exhibition.
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58th International Art Exhibition
11 May - 24 November 2019
Curator: Ralph Rugoff
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