Gwangju Biennale

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Curated by Defne Ayas and Natasha Ginwala, this year’s edition explores transnational kinships and inherited healing practices to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Gwangju May Uprising

BY Hayoung Chung | 10 MAY 21

This year’s edition acts as a house of mirrors reflecting the promises of globalization and the ‘intensification and erosion of nationalism’

BY Amy Sherlock | 15 OCT 18

Many assume that the greatest challenges facing Cuban artists come from within Cuba – often they don't

In further news: Laura Owens’s 356 Mission space closes; John Baldessari guest-stars in The Simpsons

03 APR 18

In further news: initiative for museum staff diversity; Gwangju Biennale's 2018 curators; Jens Hoffmann clarifies Front Triennial departure

01 DEC 17

Documenta curatorial team respond to financial mismanagement report; Gwangju Biennale announces 2018 theme

15 SEP 17

Agnes Gund awards USD$500,000 to New York’s Parrish Art Museum; Istanbul’s Rampa gallery closes; Gwangju Biennale announces new president

18 JUL 17

A quick response detailing the highlights from this year’s biennale, ‘The Eighth Climate (What does art do?)’

BY Harry Thorne | 02 SEP 16

The penultimate installment of our five part series: the frieze editors select the most significant shows from the past 25 years

30 AUG 16

Various venues, Gwangju, South Korea

BY Paul Teasdale | 31 OCT 14

Architecture, whimsy and the Gwangju Biennale

BY Joseph Grima | 20 MAR 14

Cuba, performance and society’s relationship to its history

BY Jonathan Griffin | 01 OCT 08

Photography, Africa, dystopian fantasies and ‘the present as a screen’

BY Sean O'Toole | 09 SEP 08