21st Biennale of Sydney
70 artists will present works across seven of Sydney’s most respected museums, galleries and non-traditional exhibition spaces for the 21st Biennale of Sydney, SUPERPOSITION: Equilibrium & Engagement. Highlights include Ai Weiwei’s “Law of the Journey”, 2017, a 60-metre inflatable boat filled with more than 250 oversized figures on Cockatoo Island, and Australian artist Brook Andrew’s new commission of five sculptures, each representing one of the five elements of the universe according to the philosophy of Wuxing at the MCA.
From 16 March, Art Gallery of NSW (AGNSW), Artspace, Carriageworks, Cockatoo Island, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA), Sydney Opera House and 4A Centre for Contemporary Asian Art. Free event. biennaleofsydney.art
Brook Andrew, “Tombs of Thought II (Earth)”, 2016–17; timber, brass, glass, plastic, paper 3.4 x 2 x 2.05m. Installation view (2017) of ‘Brook Andrew: The Right to Offend is Sacred’ at the National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. Courtesy the artist; Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne; Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney; and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris and Brussels. Photo: Dianna Snape.
Ai Weiwei, “Law of the Journey”, 2017. Photo: Ai Weiwei Studio.