21st Bi­en­nale of Syd­ney

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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.

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