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Biennale Arte 2015

NATIONAL PARTICIPATIONS

56TH INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBITION

Exhibitors, Commissioners, Curators, Venues

 

ALBANIA
Albanian Trilogy: A Series of Devious Stratagems
Armando Lulaj
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture.
Curator: Marco ScotiniDeputy Curator: Andris Brinkmanis. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale
www.albanianpavilion.org 

 

ANDORRA
Inner Landscapes. Confrontations
Roqué, Joan Xandri
Commissioner: Henry Périer. Deputy Commissioner: Joana Baygual, Sebastià Petit, Francesc Rodríguez
Curator: Paolo de Grandis, Josep M. Ubach. Venue: Spiazzi, Castello 3865
www.andorra-biennal.ad

 

ANGOLA
On Ways of Travelling 
António Ole, Binelde Hyrcan, Délio Jasse, Francisco Vidal, Nelo Teixeira
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture, Rita Guedes Tavares.
Curator: António Ole. Deputy Curator: Antonia Gaeta. Venue: Conservatorio Benedetto Marcello - Palazzo Pisani, San Marco 2810

 

ARGENTINA
The Uprising of Form
Juan Carlos Diste´fano
Commissioner: Magdalena Faillace. 
Curator: Mari´a Teresa Constantin. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi

 

ARMENIA, Republic of   (open until 3 November)
Armenity / Haiyutioun. Contemporary Artists from the Armenian Diaspora 
Haig Aivazian, Lebanon; Nigol Bezjian, Syria/USA; Anna Boghiguian Egypt/Canada; Hera Büyüktasçiyan, Turkey; Silvina Der-Meguerditchian, Argentina/Germany; Rene Gabri & Ayreen Anastas, Iran/Palestine/USA; Mekhitar Garabedian, Belgium; Aikaterini Gegisian, Greece; Yervant Gianikian & Angela Ricci Lucchi, Italy; Aram Jibilian, USA; Nina Katchadourian, USA/Finland; Melik Ohanian, France; Mikayel Ohanjanyan, Armenia/Italy; Rosana Palazyan, Brazil; Sarkis, Turkey/France; Hrair Sarkissian, Syria/UK
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Armenia. Deputy Commissioner: Art for the World Europa, Mekhitarist Congregation of San Lazzaro Island,  Embassy of the Republic of Armenia in Italy, Vartan Karapetian. 
Curator: Adelina Cüberyan von Fürstenberg. Venue: Monastery and Island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni
www.armenity.net

 

AUSTRALIA
Fiona Hall: Wrong Way Time 
Fiona Hall
Commissioner: Simon Mordant AM. Deputy Commissioner: Charles Green. 
Curator: Linda Michael. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.australiacouncil.gov.au

 

AUSTRIA Heimo Zobernig
Commissioner: Yilmaz Dziewior.
Curator: Yilmaz Dziewior. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.austrianpavilion.at

 

AZERBAIJAN, Republic of
Beyond the Line
Ashraf Murad, Javad Mirjavadov, Tofik Javadov, Rasim Babayev, Fazil Najafov, Huseyn Hagverdi, Shamil Najafzada
Commissioner: Heydar Aliyev Foundation. 
Curators: de Pury de Pury, Emin Mammadov. Venue: Palazzo Lezze, Campo S.Stefano, San Marco 2949
Vita Vitale
Edward Burtynsky, Mircea Cantor, Loris Cecchini, Gordon Cheung, Khalil Chishtee, Tony Cragg, Laura Ford, Noemie Goudal, Siobhán Hapaska, Paul Huxley, IDEA laboratory and Leyla Aliyeva, Chris Jordan with Rebecca Clark and Helena S.Eitel, Tania Kovats, Aida Mahmudova, Sayyora Muin, Jacco Olivier, Julian Opie, Julian Perry, Mike Perry, Bas Princen, Stephanie Quayle, Ugo Rondinone, Graham Stevens, Diana Thater, Andy Warhol, Bill Woodrow, Erwin Wurm, Rose Wylie
Commissioner: Heydar Aliyev Foundation. 
Curators: Artwise: Susie Allen, Laura Culpan, Dea Vanagan. Venue: Ca’ Garzoni, San Marco 3416

 

BELARUS, Republic of   (open until 14 September)
War Witness Archive
Konstantin Selikhanov
Commissioner: Natallia Sharanhovich. Deputy Commissioners: Alena Vasileuskaya, Kamilia Yanushkevich.
Curators: Aleksei Shinkarenko, Olga Rybchinskaya. Scientific Committee:  Dmitry Korol, Daria Amelkovich, Julia Kondratyuk, Sergei Jeihala, Sheena Macfarlane, Yuliya Heisik, Hanna Samarskaya, Taras Kaliahin, Aliaksandr Stasevich. Venue: Riva San Biagio, Castello 2145

 

BELGIUM
Personnes et les autres: Vincent Meessen and Guests
Vincent Meessen and Guests, Mathieu K. Abonnenc, Sammy Baloji, James Beckett, Elisabetta Benassi, Patrick Bernier & Olive Martin, Tamar Guimara~es & Kasper Akhøj, Maryam Jafri, Adam Pendleton
Commissioner: Wallonia-Brussels Federation and Wallonia-Brussels International. 
Curator: Katerina Gregos. Venue:Pavilion at Giardini
www.personne-et-les-autres.be

 

BRAZIL
So much that it doesn't fit here
Antonio Manuel, André Komatsu, Berna Reale
Commissioner: Luis Terepins. 
Curator: Luiz Camillo Osorio. Deputy Curator: Cauê Alves. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.bienal.org.br

 

CANADA
Canadassimo 
BGL art collective - Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère, Nicolas Laverdière
Commissioner: National Gallery of Canada, Marc Mayer. Yves Théoret. 
Curator: Marie Fraser. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini

www.gallery.ca/venice

 

CHILE
Poéticas de la disidencia | Poetics of dissent: Paz Errázuriz - Lotty Rosenfeld
Paz Errázuriz, Lotty Rosenfeld
Commissioner: Antonio Arèvalo. Deputy Commissioner: Juan Pablo Vergara Undurraga. 
Curator: Nelly Richard. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale  - Artiglierie
www.bienalvenecia.cl

 

CHINA, People’s Republic of
Other Future
LIU Jiakun, LU Yang, TAN Dun, WEN Hui/Living Dance Studio, WU Wenguang/Caochangdi Work Station
Commissioner: China Arts and Entertainment Group, CAEG. Deputy Commissioners: Zhang Yu, Yan Dong. 
Curator:Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Giardino delle Vergini
other.future.bcaf.org.cn

 

CROATIA
Studies on Shivering: The Third Degree
Damir Ocko
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture, Nevena Tudor Perkovic. 
Curator: Marc Bembekoff. Venue: Palazzo Pisani, S. Marina

 

CUBA
El artista entre la individualidad y el contexto
Lida Abdul, Celia-Yunior, Grethell Rasúa, Giuseppe Stampone, LinYilin, Luis Edgardo Gómez Armenteros, Olga Chernysheva, Susana Pilar Delahante Matienzo 
Commissioner: Miria Vicini. 
Curators: Jorge Fernández Torres, Giacomo Zaza. Venue: San Servolo Island
www.venicebiennalecuba.com

 

CYPRUS, Republic of
Two Days After Forever
Christodoulos Panayiotou  
Commissioner: Louli Michaelidou. 
Curator: Omar Kholeif. Deputy Curator: Daniella Rose King. Venue: Palazzo Malipiero, Sestiere San Marco 3079
www.cyprusinvenice.org

 

CZECH Republic and SLOVAK Republic
Apotheosis
Jirí David
Commissioner: Adam Budak. Deputy Commissioner: Barbara Holomkova. 
Curator: Katarina Rusnakova. Venue:Pavilion at Giardini
www.czechandslovakpavilion.cz

 

DENMARK
Danh Vo
Commissioner: The Danish Arts Foundation Committee for Visual Arts Project Funding: Gitte Ørskou (chair), Claus Andersen, Bodil Nielsen, Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Jacob Tækker. 
Curator: Marianne Torp and Tine Vindfeld. Deputy Curator: Amy Zion. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.danishpavilion.org

 

ECUADOR
Gold Water: Apocalyptic Black Mirrors
Maria Veronica Leon Veintemilla
Commissioner: Andrea Gonzàlez Sanchez. Deputy Commissioner: Paolo De Grandis
Curator: Ileana Cornea. Deputy Curator: Maria Veronica Leon Veintemilla. Venue: Istituto Santa Maria della Pietà, Castello 3701
 

EGYPT
CAN YOU SEE?
Ahmed Abdel Fatah, Gamal Elkheshen, Maher Dawoud
Commissioner: Hany Al Ashkar. 
Curator: Ministry of Culture. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.biennalevenezia-egypt.com

 

ESTONIA
Not Suitable For Work. A Chairman’s Tale
Jaanus Samma
Commissioner: Maria Arusoo. Deputy Commissioner: Rebeka Põldsam. 
Curator: Eugenio Viola. Venue: Palazzo Malipiero, Campo San Samuele, San Marco 3199

 

FINLAND (Pavilion Alvar Aalto)
Hours, Years, Aeons
IC-98
Commissioner: Raija Koli.
Curator: Taru Elfving. Deputy Curator: Anna Virtanen. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.frame-finland.fi/en/venice-biennale

 

FRANCE
rêvolutions 
Céleste Boursier-Mougenot
Commissioner: Institut Français, with Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication. 
Curator: Emma Lavigne. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.institutfrancais.com

 

GEORGIA
Crawling Border 
Rusudan Khizanishvili, Irakli Bluishvili, Dimitri Chikvaidze, Joseph Sabia, Ia Liparteliani, Nia Mgaloblishvili, Sophio Shevardnadze
Commissioner: Ana Riaboshenko. Deputy Commissioner: George Aptsiauri. 
Curator: Nia Mgaloblishvili. Venue:Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi

 

GERMANY
Fabrik 
Jasmina Metwaly / Philip Rizk, Olaf Nicolai, Hito Steyerl, Tobias Zielony
Commissioner: ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office. Deputy Commissioner: Elke aus dem Moore, Nina Hülsmeier. 
Curator: Florian Ebner. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.deutscher-pavillon.org

 

GREAT BRITAIN
Sarah Lucas 
Commissioner: Emma Dexter. Curator: Richard Riley. Deputy Curator: Katrina Schwarz. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
venicebiennale.britishcouncil.org

 

GRENADA *
Present Nearness 
Oliver Benoit, Maria McClafferty, Asher Mains, Francesco Bosso and Carmine Ciccarini, Giuseppe Linardi, Susan Mains
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture. 
Curators: Susan Mains, Francesco Elisei. Venue: Opera don Orione Artigianelli, Sala Tiziano, Fondamenta delle Zattere ai Gesuati, Dorsoduro 919

 

GREECE
Why Look at Animals? AGRIMIKÁ.
Maria Papadimitriou
Commissioner: Hellenic Ministry of Culture, Education and Religious Affairs
Curator: Gabi Scardi. Deputy Curator: Alexios Papazacharias. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
greeceatvenice.culture.gr

 

GUATEMALA
Sweet Death
Sabrina Bertolelli, Mariadolores Castellanos, Max Leiva, Pier Domenico Magri, Adriana Montalto, Elmar Rojas (Elmar René Rojas Azurdia), Paolo Schmidlin, Mónica Serra, Elsie Wunderlich, Collettivo La Grande Bouffe
Commissioner: Daniele Radini Tedeschi. 
Curators: Stefania Pieralice, Carlo Marraffa, Elsie Wunderlich. Deputy Curators: Luciano Carini, Simone Pieralice. Venue: Officina delle Zattere, Dorsoduro 947, Fondamenta Nani
www.biennaleguatemala.com

 

HOLY SEE
In Principio… la parola si fece carne
Commissioner: Em.mo Card. Gianfranco Ravasi, Presidente del Pontificio Consiglio della Cultura. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi

 

HUNGARY
Sustainable Identities
Szilárd Cseke
Commissioner: Monika Balatoni. 
Curator: Kinga German. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.sustainableidentities.com

 

ICELAND 
The Mosque
Project by Christoph Büchel in collaboration with the Muslim community of Iceland and Muslim community of Venice, Italy
Commissioner: Björg Stefánsdóttir. 
Curator: Nína Magnúsdóttir. Venue: Santa Maria della Misericordia,  Campo de l'Abazia, Cannaregio 3548/49
www.mosque.is

 

INDONESIA, Republic of
Voyage Trokomod
Heri Dono
Commissioner: Sapta Nirwandar. Deputy Commissioner: Soedarmadji JH Damais. 
Curator: Carla Bianpoen, Restu Imansari Kusumaningrum. Scientific Committee: Franco Laera, Asmudjo Jono Irianto, Watie Moerany, Elisabetta di Mambro. Venue: Venue: Arsenale
www.indonesiavenice.com

 

IRAN
Iranian Highlights
Samira Alikhanzaradeh, Mahmoud Bakhshi Moakhar, Jamshid Bayrami, Mohammed Ehsai
The Great Game
Lida Abdul, Bani Abidi, Adel Abidin, Amin Agheai, Ghodratollah Agheli, Shahriar Ahmadi, Parastou Ahovan, Farhad Ahrarnia, Rashad Alakbarov, Furat al Jamil, Nazgol Ansarinia, Reza Aramesh, Alireza Astaneh, Sonia Balassanian, Mahmoud Bakhshi Moakhar, Wafaa Bilal, Mehdi Farhadian, Shadi Ghadirian, Shilpa Gupta, Ghasem Hajizadeh, Shamsia Hassani, Sahand Hesamiyan, Sitara Ibrahimova, Pouran Jinchi, Amar Kanwar, Babak Kazemi, Ryas Komu, Farideh Lashai, Farokh Mahdavi, Ahmad Morshedloo, Mehrdad Mohebali, Huma Mulji, Azad Nanakeli, Jamal Penjweny, Imran Qureshi, Sara Rahbar, Rashid Rana, Atefeh Samaei, T.V. Santhosh, Walid Siti, Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian, Mohsen Taasha Wahidi, Mitra Tabrizian, Parviz Tanavoli, Newsha Tavakolian, Sadegh Tirafkan, Hema Upadhyay, Saira Wasim
Commissioner: Majid Mollanooruzi. Deputy Commissioner: Marco Meneguzzo, Mazdak Faiznia. 
Curators: Marco Meneguzzo, Mazdak Faiznia. Venue: Calle San Giovanni 1074/B, Cannaregio

 

IRAQ 
Invisible Beauty
Latif Al Ani, Salam Atta Sabri, Rabab Ghazoul, Haider Jabbar, Akam Shex Hadi

Commissioner: Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq (RUYA). Deputy Commissioner: Nuova Icona - Associazione Culturale per le Arti. 
Curator: Philippe Van Cauteren. Venue: Ca' Dandolo, San Polo 2879

 

IRELAND
Adventure: Capital
Sean Lynch
Commissioner: Mike Fitzpatrick. 
Curator: Woodrow Kernohan. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale - Artiglierie
www.adventure-capital.ie 

 

ISRAEL
Tsibi Geva | Archeology of the Present
Tsibi Geva
Commissioner: Arad Turgem, Michael Gov. 
Curator: Hadas Maor. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.israelipavilion2015.tsibigeva.com

 

ITALY
Codice Italia
Alis/Filliol, Andrea Aquilanti, Francesco Barocco, Vanessa Beecroft, Antonio Biasiucci, Giuseppe Caccavale, Paolo Gioli, Jannis Kounellis, Nino Longobardi, Marzia Migliora, Luca Monterastelli, Mimmo Paladino, Claudio Parmiggiani, Nicola Samorì, Aldo Tambellini
Ministero dei Beni e delle attività culturali e del turismo - Direzione Generale Arte e Architettura Contemporanee e Periferie Urbane. Commissioner: Federica Galloni. 
Curator: Vincenzo Trione. Venue: Padiglione Italia, Tese delle Vergini at Arsenale
www.codiceitalia2015.com 

 

JAPAN
The Key in the Hand 
Chiharu Shiota
Commissioner: The Japan Foundation
Curator: Hitoshi Nakano. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
2015.veneziabiennale-japanpavilion.jp

 

KOREA, Republic of
The Ways of Folding Space & Flying
MOON Kyungwon & JEON Joonho
Commissioner: Sook-Kyung Lee. 
Curator: Sook-Kyung Lee. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.koreanpavilion2015.com

 

KOSOVO, Republic of
Speculating on the blue
Flaka Haliti
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports
Curator: Nicolaus Schafhausen. Deputy Curator: Katharina SchendlVenue: Pavilion at Arsenale - Artiglierie
www.kosovopavilion.com

 

LATVIA
Armpit
Katrina Neiburga, Andris Eglitis
Commissioner: Solvita Krese (Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art). Deputy Commissioner: Kitija Vasiljeva
Curator: Kaspars Vanags. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale
www.armpit.lv

 

LITHUANIA   (open until 30 September)
Museum
Dainius Liškevicius 
Commissioner: Vytautas Michelkevicius. Deputy Commissioner: Rasa Antanaviciute. 
Curator: Vytautas Michelkevicius. Venue: Palazzo Zenobio, Fondamenta del Soccorso 2569, Dorsoduro
www.museo.lt
 

LUXEMBOURG, Grand Duchy of
Paradiso Lussemburgo. Filip Markiewicz 
Filip Markiewicz
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture. Deputy Commissioner: MUDAM Luxembourg. 
Curator: Paul Ardenne. Venue: Ca’del Duca, Corte del Duca Sforza, San Marco 3052

 

MACEDONIA, Former Yugoslavian Republic of
We are all in this alone
Hristina Ivanoska and Yane Calovski
Commissioner: Maja Nedelkoska Brzanova, National Gallery of Macedonia. Deputy Commissioner: Olivija Stoilkova.
Curator: Basak Senova. Deputy Curator: Maja Cankulovska Mihajlovska. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale - Sale d’Armi

 

MAURITIUS *
From One Citizen You Gather an Idea 
Sultana Haukim, Nirmal Hurry, Alix Le Juge, Olga Jürgenson, Helge Leiberg, Krishna Luchoomun, Neermala Luckeenarain, Kavinash Thomoo, Bik Van Der Pol, Laure Prouvost, Vitaly Pushnitsky, Römer + Römer, Tania Antoshina, Djuneid Dulloo
Commissioner: pARTage.
Curators: Alfredo Cramerotti, Olga Jürgenson. Venue: Palazzo Flangini - Cannaregio 252

 

MEXICO
Possessing Nature
Tania Candiani, Luis Felipe Ortega
Commissioner: Tomaso Radaelli. Deputy Commissioner: Magdalena Zavala Bonachea. 
Curator: Karla Jasso. Venue:Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi
www.labiennalemx.org.mx

 

MONGOLIA *
Other Home
Enkhbold Togmidshiirev, Unen Enkh
Commissioner: Gantuya Badamgarav
Curator: Uranchimeg Tsultemin. Scientific Committee: David A Ross, Boldbaatar Chultemin. Venue: European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Mora
mongolia-pavilion-venice-biennale.com

 

MONTENEGRO
,,Ti ricordi  Sjecaš li se  You Remember "
Aleksandar Duravcevic
Commissioner/Curator: Anastazija Miranovic. Deputy Commissioner: Danica Bogojevic. 
Venue: Palazzo Malipiero (ground floor), San Marco 3078-3079/A, Ramo Malipiero 
biennalearte2015montenegro.wordpress.com

 

MOZAMBIQUE, Republic of *
Coexistence of Tradition and Modernity in Contemporary Mozambique
Mozambique Artists
Commissioner: Joel Matias Libombo. Deputy Commissioner: Gilberto Paulino Cossa
Curator: Comissariado-Geral para a Expo Milano 2015. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale

 

NETHERLANDS
herman de vries - to be all ways to be 
herman de vries
Commissioner: Mondriaan Fund.
Curators: Colin Huizing, Cees de Boer. Venue: Pavilion ar Giardini
www.mondriaanfonds.nl/en/venice-biennale

 

NEW ZEALAND
Secret Power
Simon Denny
Commissioner: Heather Galbraith. 
Curator: Robert Leonard. Venue: Biblioteca Nazionale Marciana, Marco Polo Airport
www.nzatvenice.com

 

NORDIC PAVILION (NORWAY)
Rapture 
Camille Norment
Commissioner: OCA - Office for Contemporary Art Norway. 
Curator: Katya García-Antón. Deputy Curator: Antonio Cataldo. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
oca.no/venice-biennale

 

PERU
Misplaced Ruins
Gilda Mantilla and Raimond Chaves
Commissioner: Armando Andrade de Lucio. 
Curator: Max Hernández-Calvo. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi

 

PHILIPPINES
Tie a String Around the World
Manuel Conde, Carlos Francisco, Manny Montelibano, Jose Tence Ruiz
Commissioner: National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA), Felipe M. de Leon Jr. 
Curator: Patrick D. Flores. Venue: European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Mora

 

POLAND
Halka/Haiti. 18°48’05”N 72°23’01”W 
C.T. Jasper, Joanna Malinowska
Commissioner: Hanna Wróblewska. Deputy Commissioner: Joanna Wasko. 
Curator: Magdalena Moskalewicz. Venue:Pavilion at Giardini
www.zacheta.art.pl

 

PORTUGAL
I Will Be Your Mirror / poems and problems
João Louro
Commissioner/Curator: María de Corral. 
Venue: Palazzo Loredan, campo S. Stefano
www.dgartes.pt/iwillbeyourmirror

 

ROMANIA
Adrian Ghenie: Darwin’s Room
Adrian Ghenie
Commissioner: Monica Morariu. Deputy Commissioner: Alexandru Damian. 
Curator: Mihai Pop. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality
Michele Bressan, Carmen Dobre-Hametner, Alex Mirutziu, Lea Rasovszky, Stefan Sava, Larisa Sitar
Commissioner: Monica Morariu. Deputy Commissioner: Alexandru Damian.
Curator: Diana Marincu. Venue: New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Humanistic Research in Venice
www.venicebiennale.ro

 

RUSSIA
The Green Pavilion 
Irina Nakhova
Commissioner: Stella Kesaeva. 
Curator: Margarita Tupitsyn. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.ruspavilion.ru

 

SAN MARINO  
Repubblica di San Marino “ Friendship Project “ China
Xu De Qi, Liu Ruo Wang, Ma Yuan, Li Lei, Zhang Hong Mei, Eleonora Mazza, Giovanni Giulianelli, Giancarlo Frisoni, Tony Margiotta, Elisa Monaldi, Valentina Pazzini
Commissioner: Istituti Culturali della Repubblica di San Marino. 
Curator: Vincenzo Sanfo. Venues: Ateneo Veneto San Marco, 1987 - Telecom Italia Future Centre San Marco, 4826 Campo San Salvador  - Palazzo Rota Ivancich Castello, 4421  - Scuola dei Mercanti, Cannaregio, Campo Madonna dell’Orto

 

SERBIA
United Dead Nations
Ivan Grubanov
Commissioner: Lidija Merenik. Deputy Commissioner: Ana Bogdanovic. 
Curator: Lidija Merenik. Deputy Curator: Ana Bogdanovic. Scientific Committee: Jovan Despotovic. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
eng.msub.org.rs/serbian-pavilion-at-56th-la-biennale-di-venezia

 

SEYCHELLES, Republic of *
A Clockwork Sunset
George Camille, Léon Wilma Loïs Radegonde
Commissioner: Seychelles Art Projects Foundation.
Curators: Sarah J. McDonald, Victor Schaub WongVenue: European Cultural Centre - Palazzo Mora
www.seychellesartprojects.org

 

SINGAPORE
Sea State
Charles Lim Yi Yong
Commissioner: Paul Tan, National Arts Council, Singapore. 
Curator: Shabbir Hussain Mustafa. Scientific Committee:Eugene Tan, Kathy Lai, Ahmad Bin Mashadi, June Yap, Emi Eu, Susie Lingham, Charles Merewether, Randy Chan. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi
seastate.sg/venice-biennale-2015

 

SLOVENIA, Republic of
UTTER / the violent necessity for the embodied presence of hope
JAŠA
Commissioner: Simona Vidmar, UGM I Maribor Art Gallery. Deputy Commissioner: Rosa Lux, WEARE Production.
Curators: Michele Drascek and Aurora Fonda. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale - Artiglierie
www.utter-project.net

 

SPAIN
The Subjects 
Pepo Salazar, Cabello/Carceller, Francesc Ruiz and Salvador Dalí
Commissioner: Ministerio Asuntos Exteriores. Gobierno de España.
Curator: Marti Manen. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.accioncultural.es

 

SOUTH AFRICA
What Remains Is Tomorrow
Willem Boshoff; Angus Gibson, Gerald Machona, Haroon Gunn-Salie, Mark Lewis, Mohau Modisakeng, Nandipha Mntambo, Brett Murray; Jo Ractliffe, Robin Rhode, Warrick Sony, Diane Victor, Jeremy Wafer
Commissioner: CG Saul Molobi Consul General South Africa. Deputy Commissioner:  Ilaria Casati.
Curators:  Christopher Till, Jeremy RoseVenue: Arsenale - Sale d’Armi
thesouthafricanpavilion.co.za

 

SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
Origini della civiltà
Narine Ali, Ehsan Alar, Felipe Cardeña, Fouad Dahdouh, Aldo Damioli, Svitlana Grebenyuk, Mauro Reggio, Liu Shuishi, Nass ouh Zaghlouleh, Andrea Zucchi, Helidon Xhixha 
Commissioner: Christian Maretti
Curator: Duccio Trombadori. Venue: Redentore – Giudecca, San Servolo Island

 

SWEDEN
Lina Selander. Excavation of the Image: Imprint, Shadow, Spectre, Thought
Lina Selander
Commissioner: Ann-Sofi Noring. 
Curator: Lena Essling. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale

 

SWITZERLAND
Our Product
Pamela Rosenkranz
Commissioner: Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Sandi Paucic and Marianne Burki. Deputy-Commissioner: Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia, Rachele Giudici Legittimo. 
Curator: Susanne Pfeffer. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.biennials.ch

 

THAILAND
Earth, Air, Fire & Water
Kamol Tassananchalee
Commissioner: Chai Nakhonchai, Office of Contemporary Art and Culture (OCAC), Ministry of Culture. 
Curator:Richard David Garst. Deputy Curator: Pongdej Chaiyakut. Venue: Paradiso Gallerie, Giardini della Biennale, Castello 1260

 

TURKEY
Respiro
Sarkis
Commissioner: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts. 
Curator: Defne Ayas. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d’Armi
turkiyepavyonu15.iksv.org

 

TUVALU
Crossing the Tide
Vincent J.F. Huang
Commissioner: Taukelina Finikaso. Deputy Commissioner: Temate Melitiana.
Curator: Thomas J. Berghuis. Scientific Committee: Andrea Bonifacio. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale
www.tuvalupavilion.com

 

UKRAINE   (open until 31 July)
Hope!
Yevgenia Belorusets, Nikita Kadan, Zhanna Kadyrova, Mykola Ridnyi & SerhiyZhadan, Anna Zvyagintseva, Open Group, Artem Volokitin
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture.
Curator: Björn GeldhofVenue: Riva dei Sette Martiri
pinchukartcentre.org/en/biennale2015

 

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
1980 – Today: Exhibitions in the United Arab Emirates
Abdullah Al Saadi, Abdul Qader Al Rais, Abdulraheem Salim, Abdulrahman Zainal, Ahmed Al Ansari, Ahmed Sharif, Hassan Sharif, Mohamed Yousif, Mohammed Abdullah Bulhiah, Mohammed Al Qassab, Mohammed Kazem, Moosa Al Halyan, Najat Meky, Obaid Suroor, Salem Jawhar
Commissioner: Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation. 
Curator: Hoor Al Qasimi. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale – Sale d'Armi
nationalpavilionuae.org

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Joan Jonas: They Come to Us Without a Word
Joan Jonas
Commissioner: Paul C. HaDeputy Commissioner: MIT List Visual Arts Center
Curators: Ute Meta Bauer, Paul C. Ha. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
joanjonasvenice2015.com

 

URUGUAY
Global Myopia II (Pencil & Paper)
Marco Maggi
Commissioner: Ricardo Pascale. 
Curator: Patricia Bentancour. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.marcomaggi.org

 

VENEZUELA, Bolivarian Republic of
Te doy mi palabra (I give you my word)
Argelia Bravo, Félix Molina (Flix)
Commissioner: Oscar Sotillo Meneses. Deputy Commissioner: Reinaldo Landaeta Díaz. 
Curator: Oscar Sotillo Meneses. Deputy Curator: Morella Jurado. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini

 

ZIMBABWE, Republic of
Pixels of Ubuntu/Unhu: Exploring all the different facets of social, physical and cultural identities of our contemporary societies from the past, present and future
Chikonzero Chazunguza, Masimba Hwati, Gareth Nyandoro
Commissioner: Doreen Sibanda. 
Curators: Raphael Chikukwa, Tafadzwa Gwetai. Scientific Committee: Saki Mafundikwa, Biggie Samwanda, Fabian Kangai, Reverend Paul Damasane, Nontsikelelo Mutiti, Stephen Garan'anga,  Dominic Benhura. Venue: Santa Maria della Pietà

 

ITALO-LATIN AMERICAN INSTITUTE
Voces Indígenas
Commissioner: Sylvia Irrazábal.
Curator: Alfons Hug. Deputy Curator: Alberto Saraiva. Venue: Pavilion at Arsenale
www.iila.org
ARGENTINA
Sofia Medici and Laura Kalauz
PLURINATIONAL STATE OF BOLIVIA
Sonia Falcone and José Laura Yapita
BRAZIL
Adriana Barreto
Paulo Nazareth

CHILE
Rainer Krause
COLOMBIA
León David Cobo
María Cristina Rincón and Claudia Rodríguez
COSTA RICA
Priscilla Monge
ECUADOR
Fabiano Kueva
EL SALVADOR
Mauricio Kabistan
GUATEMALA
Sandra Monterroso
HAITI
Barbara Prézeau Stephenson
HONDURAS
Leonardo González
PANAMA
Humberto Vélez
NICARAGUA
Raúl Quintanilla
PARAGUAY
Erika Meza
Javier López
PERU
José Huamán Turpo
URUGUAY
Gustavo Tabares
Ellen Slegers

 

Biennale Arte 2015
Biennale Arte 2015