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KOREA / Gwangju : 9th Biennale

October 24 2012

The theme of the 9th Gwangju Biennale is ‘Roundtable’ and will let the Biennale explore the possibility of democratic and non-hierarchical exchange concerning global cultural production, through various forms of collective endeavour, research into historic entanglements among societies, and the exploration of diverse contexts of belonging.

The artistic direction of the 9th Gwangju Biennale is headed by a team of six international curators from Korea, China, Japan, India, Indonesia, and Qatar.

During the Biennale edition, it will be orginized the 1st World Biennial Forum an international convention, the first of its kind for biennale organizers and related professionals. The 1st World Biennial Forum serves as a forum for exchange, providing an opportunity for critical reflection upon the fact that over 150 biennials for art and related disciplines are currently being organized all over the world: a world with many cultural centers that are characterized by rapidly changing socio-economic and political situations.

9th Gwangju Biennale

1st World Biennial Forum