+++ UPDATE +++ The new date for the epilogue of the 11th Berlin Biennial is September 5 to November 1, 2020! Please check the organizer’s website for information on possible changes of dates, extensions of events and restrictions due to the current situation on www.11.berlinbiennale.de. The following article, which was published on February 4, 2020, also provides an overview of the 11th Berlin Biennial as well as background information.
The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is curated by María Berríos, Renata Cervetto, Lisette Lagnado, and Agustín Pérez Rubio. The members of this intergenerational, female identified team of South American curators envision the forthcoming edition of the Berlin Biennale as a series of lived experiences that evolve as a process. It begins with three sequential moments, exp. 1, exp. 2, and exp. 3 (experiences), unfolding from September 2019 to May 2020, which attempt to learn from and build sustainable relations, not only with participating artists and projects but as importantly, with the city and people of Berlin.
The program includes exhibitions, performances, artist residencies, lectures, presentations, and workshops. In summer 2020, the upcoming edition of the Berlin Biennale will bring forth all experiences at four venues.
“We began by asking how to celebrate the complicated beauty of life as the world burns around us. Baring ourselves through the stories that carry us, asking what can be, what is being mobilized today. For the epilogue, these lived experiences merge, cumulate, and fall out with one another; sometimes even leaving each other behind like abandoned buildings. This nearing moment is not only about old skeletons dear to us, but more importantly about …
Read the article with all dates and venues further on DEEDS.WORLD
Image caption: View corner tower, ExRotaprint (Gottschedstraße/Bornemannstraße) Berlin, 2019, Photo: Daniela Brahm