Exhibitions at Venice Biennale - AUSTRALIA
ASSEMBLY opens with the ‘Michela’ machine, a 19th century stenographic machine, modelled on a piano keyboard, which is used in the Italian Senate for official parliamentary reporting to ensure transparency within the democratic process. The machine’s inventor, Antonio Michela Zucco, was originally inspired by musical notation as a universal language.
Mesiti uses this device to code “To Be Written in Another Tongue,” a poem by David Malouf, which is then arranged in… more
With just over six weeks until the official launch of the 57th International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale, the Australia Council for the Arts has revealed the photograph ‘Hell’ - one of the extraordinary works that will feature in Tracey Moffatt’s exhibition MY HORIZON at the Australian Pavilion in Venice.
This exhibition of entirely new work will be officially launched in the second week of May 2017 in Venice. It features two major large-scale photographic series and… more
The official Australian representation at the 55th International Art Exhibition comprises an exhibition of new works by Simryn Gill and is curated by Catherine de Zegher. Simryn Gill works in the realm of the ephemeral and the domestic, with its daily habits and repetitions. Through her images and collections of objects, she brings into play her, and our, everyday experiences. Once formed, these works have the unexpected capacity to disturb our ideas of order. Be they books and words, landscapes… more
shaun gladwell's 'maddestmaximvs', in the australian pavilion for the venice art biennale 09, brings together the artist's trademark slowed-footage video installations of figures undertaking acts of physical virtuosity, with sculptural works and interventions into the fabric of the pavilion itself. the result is a project rich in visual experience and conceptual interplay between elements.
developed over a two-year period, 'maddestmaximvs' marks a shift from gladwell's earlier focus upon urban … more