Venice

Role-play at the Biennale

Nicola Costantino’s, Rapsodia inconclusa [Unfinished Rhapsody], is an installation currently showing at the Argentina Pavilion of the Venice Biennale, which uses digital video to speak of the nation’s continuing attempts to make sense of a turbulent 20th-C political history. At … Continue reading

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Report from the 55th Venice Biennale – Surrealism & Souvenirs

Having recently returned from the art bun-fest that is the Venice Biennale, two main things strike me  the quantity of surrealism on display and, as evidenced in the Russian and British pavilions, the importance of souvenirs. I was pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Report from the Venice Biennale

The 54th Venice Biennale (titled ILLUMInations  get it?!) is, as to be expected vast but manages to be largely underwhelming, full as it is of found objects, re-positioned, a la Duchamp. However there are some gems to be uncovered spread … Continue reading

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