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List of Artists

Central international exhibition, curated by Ralph Rugoff

The central exhibition will be divided into two separate shows, one at the Arsenale, and one at the Central Pavilion in the Giardini. Both parts will feature different works by each of all the 79 artists.

The links connected with 33 names lead to photos and information related to the respective artist in Universes in Universe.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan
(* 1985 Jordan, lives in Beirut)

Njideka Akunyili Crosby
(* 1983 Nigeria, lives in Los Angeles)

Halil Altındere
(* 1971 Turkey, lives in Istanbul)

Michael Armitage
(* 1984 Kenya, lives in London and Nairobi)

Korakrit Arunanondchai
(* 1986 Thailand, lives in New York and Bangkok)
for the work in Arsenale, in collaboration with
Alex Gvojic
(* 1984 USA, lives in New York)

Ed Atkins
(* 1982 United Kingdom, lives in Berlin and Copenhagen)

Tarek Atoui
(* 1980 Lebanon, lives in Paris)

Darren Bader
(* 1978 USA, lives in New York City and elsewhere)

Nairy Baghramian
(* 1971 Iran, lives in Berlin)

Neïl Beloufa
(* 1985 France, lives in Paris)

Alexandra Bircken
(* Germany, lives in Berlin)

Carol Bove
(* 1971 Switzerland, lives in New York)

Christoph Büchel
(* 1966 Switzerland, lives in Reykjavik and Basel)

Ludovica Carbotta
(* 1982 Italy, lives in Barcelona)

Antoine Catala
(* 1975 France, lives in New York)

Ian Cheng
(* 1984 USA, lives in New York)

George Condo
(* 1957 USA, lives in New York)

Alex Da Corte
(* 1980 USA, lives in Philadelphia)

Jesse Darling
(* United Kingdom, lives in London and Berlin)

Stan Douglas
(* 1960 Canada, lives in Vancouver)

Jimmie Durham
(* 1940 USA, lives in Berlin)

Nicole Eisenman
(* 1965 France, lives in New York)

Haris Epaminonda
(* 1980 Cyprus, lives in Berlin)

Lara Favaretto
(* 1973 Italy, lives in Turin)

Cyprien Gaillard
(* 1980 France, lives in Berlin)

Gauri Gill
(* 1970 India, lives in New Delhi)

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
(* 1965 France, lives in Paris)

Shilpa Gupta
(* 1976 India, lives in Mumbai)

Soham Gupta
(* 1988 India, lives in Kolkata)

Martine Gutierrez
(* 1989 USA, lives in New York)

Rula Halawani
(* 1964 Palestine, lives in Jerusalem)

Anthea Hamilton
(* 1978 United Kingdom, lives in London)

Jeppe Hein
(* 1974 Denmark, lives in Berlin)

Anthony Hernandez
(* 1947 USA, lives in Los Angeles and Idaho)

Ryoji Ikeda
(* 1966 Japan, lives in Paris and Kyoto)

Arthur Jafa
(* 1960 USA, lives in Los Angeles)

Cameron Jamie
(* 1969 USA, lives in Paris, works there and in Cologne)

Kahlil Joseph
(* 1981 USA, lives in Los Angeles)

Zhanna Kadyrova
(* 1981 Ukraine, lives in Kiev)

Suki Seokyeong Kang
(* 1977 Republic of Korea, lives in Seoul)

Mari Katayama
(* 1987 Japan, lives in Gunma)

Lee Bul
(* 1964 Republic of Korea, lives in Seoul)

Liu Wei
(* 1972 China, lives in Beijing)

Maria Loboda
(* 1979 Poland, lives in Berlin)

Andreas Lolis
(* 1970 Albania, lives in Athens)

Christian Marclay
(* 1955 USA, lives in London)

Teresa Margolles
(* 1963 Mexico, lives in Mexico City and Madrid)

Julie Mehretu
(* 1970 Ethiopia, lives in New York)

Ad Minoliti
(* 1980 Argentina, lives in Buenos Aires)

Jean-Luc Moulène
(* 1955 France, lives in Paris)

Zanele Muholi
(* 1972 South Africa, lives in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town)

Jill Mulleady
(* 1980 Uruguay, lives in Los Angeles)

Ulrike Müller
(* 1971 Austria, lives in New York)

Nabuqi
(* 1984 China, lives in Beijing)

Otobong Nkanga
(* 1974 Nigeria, lives in Antwerp)

Khyentse Norbu
(* 1961 Bhutan. His international teaching schedule requires continuous travel. He has residences in India and Bhutan. )

Frida Orupabo
(* 1986 Norway, lives in Oslo)

Jon Rafman
(* 1981 Canada, lives in Montreal)

Gabriel Rico
(* 1980 Mexico, lives in Guadalajara)

Handiwirman Saputra
(* 1975 Indonesia, lives in Yogyakarta)

Tomás Saraceno
(* 1973 Argentina, lives in Berlin)

Augustas Serapinas
(* 1990 Lithuania, lives in Vilnius)

Avery Singer
(* 1987 USA, lives in New York)

Slavs and Tatars
(Founded in 2006, based in Berlin)

Michael E. Smith
(* 1977 USA, lives in Providence, Rhode Island)

Hito Steyerl
(* 1966 Germany, lives in Berlin)

Tavares Strachan
(* 1979 The Bahamas, lives in New York)

Sun Yuan and Peng Yu
(* 1972 and 1974 China, both live in Beijing)

Henry Taylor
(* 1958 USA, lives in Los Angeles)

Rosemarie Trockel
(* 1952 Germany, lives in Cologne)

Kaari Upson
(* 1972 USA, lives in Los Angeles)

Andra Ursuţa
(* 1979 Romania, lives in New York)

Danh Vo
(* 1975 Vietnam, lives in Mexico City)

Kemang Wa Lehulere
(* 1984 South Africa, lives in Cape Town)

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
(* 1970 Thailand, lives in Chiang Mai)
for the work in Arsenale, in collaboration with
Tsuyoshi Hisakado
(* 1981 Japan, lives in Kyoto)

Margaret and Christine Wertheim
(* 1958 Australia, both live in Los Angeles)

Anicka Yi
(* 1971 Republic of Korea, lives in New York)

Yin Xiuzhen
(* 1963 China, lives in Beijing)

Yu Ji
(* 1985 China, lives in Shanghai and Vienna)


58th International Art Exhibition
La Biennale di Venezia

11 May - 24 November 2019

Curator: Ralph Rugoff

Title: May You Live in Interesting Times

List of the 79 artists

National Participations

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