57th Venice Biennale

09.02.2017

Our warmest congratulations go to:
 
Abdoulaye Konate
Gabriel Orozco
Rina Banerjee
Ernesto Neto
Kader Attia
Erika Verzutti
Guan Xiao
Petrit Halilaj

For being selected to "Viva Arte Viva" at

the 57th International Art Exhibition

Curated by Christine Macel
at the Giardini and Arsenale in Venice

Hailing from diverse geographies and age groups, Abdoulaye Konate (Mali, b. 53), Gabriel Orozco (Mexico, b. 62), Rina Banerjee (India, b. 63), Ernesto Neto (Brazil, b. 64), Kader Attia (France, b. 70), Erika Verzutti (Brazil, b. 71), Guan Xiao (China, b. 83) and Petrit Halilaj (Skenderaj-Kosovo, b. 86) certainly demonstrated their brilliance and unquestionable talent. We were delighted to see so many of our artists highlighted with quite dominant works. 

Abdoulaye KonateAbdoulaye KonateErnesto NetoErnesto NetoGabriel OrozcoGabriel OrozcoPetrit HalilajPetrit Halilaj

We would also like to congratulate Petrit Halilaj for being assigned the 2017 Jury Special Mention "For imaginative interventions in the architecture of the Arsenale and Central Pavilion, which create relationships between the history of Kosovo and childhood memories."

We look forward to future projects by these extraordinary talents and wish them much success.

'Viva Arte Viva' at 57th International Art Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia opens on 13 May and runs until 26 November 2017

For more about the exhibition Click Here
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