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The intangible becomes real at the Berlin Biennale

The Berlin Biennale is a contemporary art exhibition, which has been held at various locations in Berlin every two. This is the most important contemporary arts event in the country, one of the tops in Europe and in World.

 

Berlin Biennale. Speculative Ambience (2016). Produziert von / Produced by Iconoclast Courtesy
Berlin Biennale. Speculative Ambience (2016). Produziert von / Produced by Iconoclast Courtesy

An art format that works for everything. The Biennale of Berlin

The Berlin Biennale is an open culture space where people, artists and organizers experiment with the latest trends of the art world. An art laboratory that give young artists the opportunity to present their art to the public.

 

 

The latest Biennale took place in the 2016 and the next one will be in 2018. The Berlin Biennale was founded in 1998 on the initiative of Eberhard Mayntz and Klaus Biesenbach in order to promote an international forum for contemporary art in Berlin.

 

“When I saw the exhibition, however, much to my surprise, I like it. I found that it possessed what nine out of ten biennials lack: thoughtful curation, by which I mean (generally) good, site sensitive installation without in most cases, overcrowding; and a strong, coherent and focused concept, which was formally mirrored in…”

— Chris Sharp, 9th Berlin Biennale, Spike Art Quarterly

 

The aim of the Biennale was to organize an international exhibition of contemporary art in Berlin every two years and to attract attention to less established younger artists. The exhibition’s original and most important institutional partner is the KW Institute for Contemporary Art, which still provides the Berlin Biennale with the use of its exhibition spaces.

Address: Auguststraße 69 –10117 Berlin

Opening: During summer of 2018

Useful links

BB9 – Biennale Berlin –  Official Website – http://bb9.berlinbiennale.de/

Berlin.DE – Berlin Biennale – https://www.berlin.de/en/events/2101594-2842498-berlin-biennale.en.html

BiennialFoundation – The Biennale – http://www.biennialfoundation.org/biennials/berlin-biennale/

Berlin’s Biennale map location