Australia - 18th Biennale of Sydney - Alexis Destoop, Honoré d'O, Ria Verhaeghe, Sarah Vanagt and Katrien Vermeire16/05/2012
18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations
27 June – 16 September 2012
The 18th Biennale of Sydney, all our relations, intends to focus on inclusionary practices of generative thinking, such as collaboration, conversation and compassion, in the face of coercion and destruction. With the creation of conditions for an encounter in consonance with our surrounding world, this event will bring emphasis to what is already happening at large. Drawing on the possibility of the present, the Biennale will emerge from the engagement of all participants by using a model that begins with two curators in dialogue. This matrix of conversation will extend to both artists and audiences in a multi-vocal correspondence.
For this year's edition, artistic directors Catherine De Zegher and Gerald MacMaster chose five artists from Belgium: Alexis Destoop, Honoré d'O, Ria Verhaeghe, Sarah Vanagt and Katrien Vermeire. The 18th Biennale of Sydney will also present the work of Belgian choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker with En Atendant (2010) and Cesena (2011) performed by Rosas dance company.
More information: http://bos18.com
Image: Alexis Destoop, KAIROS – disappearance, 2010 (detail). Still from 2K / HD film, 16:9 colour, 5.1 surround sound, approximately 40 mins. Photograph: Vincent Pinackaers and Alexis Destoop