Bangkok Art Biennale Announces Artist Lineup for 2024 Edition

The Bangkok Art Biennale has announced its lineup of the 45 local and international artists set to participate in its fourth edition, scheduled to open on October 25.

The artists hail from 28 countries and according to organizers, approximately 25 percent of the works featured will have never been exhibited before.

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The artists include Algerian-French installation artist Adel Abdessemed, Italian ceramicist and visual artist Chiara Camoni, Singaporean time-based media artist Priyageetha Dia, French-American multi-media artist Camille Henrot, South Korean sculpture designer Choi Jeong Hwa, Brooklyn-based artist Chitra Ganesh, Japanese multidisciplinary artist Aki Inomata, Scandinavian sculptural artist duo Michael Elmgreen and Ingar Dragset, Hong Kong-based conceptual artist Isaac Chong Wai, and New Zealand video artist Lisa Reihana. Also included will be works by French-American sculptor Louise Bourgeois, German artist Joseph Beuys and Guerreiro do Divino Amor, who represented Switzerland at the most recent Venice Biennale.

The theme of the 4th edition is “Nurture Gaia”, showcasing artworks exploring femininity and ecology and the event will take place across nine venues across Thailand’s capital city. The theme was announced last October.

This year’s venues include local museums, galleries, a shopping mall as well as three ancient heritage sites: Temple of Dawn (Wat Arun), Temple of the Reclining Buddha (Wat Pho), and Temple of Iron Fences (Wat Prayoon).

The program for the show includes performances and symposiums, including a performance piece by Kira O’Reilly; a theatrical piece about the deaf community by Amanda Coogan; as well as sculptures by Choi Jeong Hwa on display at several venues.

The Bangkok Art Biennale started in 2018. Its curatorial team is led by chief executive and artistic director Apinan Poshyananda.

Source: artnews.com

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