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14th Gwangju Biennale Publicizes Full Artist Record


Organizers of the Gwangju Biennale have revealed the seventy-nine artists who shall be collaborating within the fourteenth iteration of the occasion. Titled “comfortable and weak like water,” the 2023 version of the Biennale is curated by Sook-Kyung Lee and runs from April 7 by way of July 9. Greater than forty new works and tasks have been commissioned for the occasion, some responding on to the exhibition’s title, and others developed from ongoing analysis pursuits and tasks in an try and shift focus away from relentless modes of manufacturing.

These contributing new works that reply to the Biennale’s theme are Paris-based Lebanese artist Tarek Atoui, who collaborated with Korean artisans and musicians to create an ensemble of devices and sound objects for the Biennale; Yokohama-based artist Meiro Koizumi, whose new five-channel projection set up Theater of Life investigates Gwangju’s marginalized communities, specializing in the Koryo-in, ethnic Koreans who have been forcibly relocated from Russia’s Far East to Central Asia by Joseph Stalin within the Nineteen Thirties; Bangkok-based filmmaker Taiki Sakpisit, whose The Spirit Stage examines the lives of Mekong River farmers and fisherpeople who reply to ecological and social crises by way of practices together with animism and shamanism; and Seoul-based artist Seung-ae Lee, whose mural and animation challenge, offered within the Biennale Corridor, will take as its theme purification rituals present in Korean people religions, which purpose to scrub away the grief and sorrow of the deceased.

Amongst these creating new works for the Biennale from current practices are Berlin-based artist Anne Duk Hee Jordan, who will debut a collection of interactive robots withing immersive installations that replicate her continued fascination with marine life, expertise, sexuality, vitamin, and ecology. San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala–primarily based artist Édgar Calel will current new work from an ongoing set up collection that explores indigenous Mayan tradition by way of the rituals of the Kaqchikel individuals, from whom he’s descended.

The Biennale shall be unfold throughout 5 venues comprising the Gwangju Biennale Exhibition Corridor; Gwangju Nationwide Museum; Horanggasy Artpolygon, a neighborhood artwork house; the Buddhist temple Mugaksa; and Artspace Home.

A full record of collaborating artists is under.

Larry Achiampong
Abbas Akhavan
Farah Al Qasimi
Mamma Andersson
Tarek Atoui
melanie bonajo
Bakhyt Bubikanova
Hera Büyüktaşcıyan
Édgar Calel
María Magdalena Campos-Pons
Chang Jia
Huong Dodinh
Latifa Echakhch, Cheol-woo Gu
Taloi Havini
James T. Hong
Hong Lee Hyun Sook
Sky Hopinka
Arthur Jafa
Tess Jaray
Jeoung Jae Choul
Anne Duk Hee Jordan
Yeon-gyun Kang
Naiza Khan
Yuki Kihara
Christine Solar Kim
Kira Kim
Kim Kulim
Minjung Kim
Soun-Gui Kim
Kim Youngjae
Emily Kame Kngwarreye
Meiro Koizumi
Abdoulaye Konaté
Chila Kumari Singh Burman
Lee Kun-Yong
Seung-ae Lee
Seung-taek Lee
Kim Lim
Candice Lin
Tanya Lukin Linklater
Liu Jianhua
Taus Makhacheva
Guadalupe Maravilla
Noé Martínez
Mataaho Collective
Alan Michelson
Małgorzata Mirga-Tas
Naeem Mohaiemen
Yuko Mohri
Betty Muffler
Aliza Nisenbaum
Lucia Nogueira
Suk-kuhn Oh
Oh Yoon
Oum Jeongsoon
Pan Daijing
Pangrok Sulap
Sopheap Pich
Abel Rodríguez
Taiki Sakpisit
Mmakgabo Helen Sebidi
Angélica Serech
Thasnai Sethaseree
Dayanita Singh
Buhlebezwe Siwani
Emilija Škarnulytė
Vivian Suter
Yuma Taru
Charwei Tsai
Judy Watson
Alberta Whittle
Santiago Yahuarcani
I-Lann Yee
Yu Jiwon
Robert Zhao Renhui
David Zink Yi



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