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Biennale Arte 2017

National Participations

57th International Art Exhibition
Commissioners, Curators, Exhibitors, Venues
 
ALBANIA
Occurrence in present tense
Commissioner: Minister of Culture, Mirela Kumbaro. Curator: Vanessa Joan Müller.
Exhibitor: Leonard Qylafi. Venue: Arsenale.
 
ANDORRA
MURMURI
Commissioner: Miriam Ambatlle. Curators: Ivan Sansa, Javier Balmaseda, Paolo De Grandis Exhibitor: Eve Ariza. Venue: Istituto Provinciale Santa Maria della Pietà, Castello 3701.
 
ANGOLA
Magnetic Memory / Historical Resonance
Commissioner: Minister of Culture of Angola, Carolina Cerqueira. Curators:José António Oliveira, Maria da Silva de Oliveira and Silva, Paulo Kussy Correia Fernandes. Exhibitor: José António Oliveira "António Ole". Venue: Venice Art Space, Fondamenta degli Incurabili, Dorsoduro 557.
 
ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA ***
FRANK WALTER, The Last Universal Man (1926-2009)
Commissioner: Melville Richardson, Education Officer, Visual Arts, Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, Antigua and Barbuda. Curator: Barbara Paca. Exhibitor: Frank Walter.
Venue: Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli, 947 Fondamenta Nani.
 
ARGENTINA
The horse problem
Commissioner: Mauricio Wainrot. Curator: Andrés Duprat. Exhibitor: Claudia Fontes.
Venue: Arsenale.
 
ARMENIA (Republic of)
«Fiamma inextinguible», «The panters in my blossoming garden», «Border no Border»
Commissioner: Svetlana Sahakyan. Curators: Bruno Corà, Demetrio Paparoni, Giorgio Grasso. Exhibitors: Jean Boghossian, Rafael Megall, Miro Persolja. Venue: Collegio Armeno Moorat-Raphael (Palazzo Zenobio, Dorso­duro 2596), Chiesa di Santa Croce degli Armeni (Calle dei Armeni, San Marco 965/A).
 
AUSTRALIA
My Horizon
Commissioner: Naomi Milgrom AO. Curator: Natalie King. Exhibitor: Tracey Moffatt. Venue: Giardini
www.australiacouncil.gov.au
 
AUSTRIA
Brigitte Kowanz   Erwin Wurm
Commissioner/Curator: Christa Steinle. Exhibitors: Brigitte Kowanz and  Erwin Wurm.
Venue: Giardini.
www.labiennale.at
 
AZERBAIJAN (Republic of)
Under One Sun. The Art of Living Together
Commissioner: Ambasciatore Mammad Ahmadzada. Curators: Martin Roth, Emin Mammadov. Exhibitors: HYPNOTICA Visual Performance Group, Elvin Nabizade. Venue: Palazzo Lezze, Campo Santo Stefano, San Marco 2949.
www.azerbaijanvenicebiennale.com
 
BELARUS (Republic of)
The Table
Commissioner: Natallia Sharanhovich. Curator: Roman Zaslonov. Exhibitors: Roman Zaslonov, Viktar Labkovich, Sergey Talybov. Venue: Fondamenta San Giuseppe, Castello 925.
 
BELGIUM
Dirk Braeckman
Commissioner: Sven Gatz, Flemish Minister for Culture, Media, Youth & Brussels.
Curator: Eva Wittocx. Exhibitor: Dirk Braeckman. Venue: Giardini.
www.belgianpavilion.be
 
BOLIVIA (Plurinational State of)
Essence
Commissioner/Curator: José Bedoya Sáenz. Curators: José Bedoya Sáenz, Juan Fabbri, Gabriele Romeo. Exhibitors: Sol Mateo, Jannis Markopoulos and José Ballivián. Venue: Scuola dei Laneri, Salizada San Pantalon 131/A.
www.labiennale-bolivia.org
 
BOSNIA HERZEGOVINA
University of Disaster
Commissioner: Sarita Vujkovic, Museum of Contemporary Art of Republika Srpska.
Curators: Christopher Yggdre, Fredrik Svensk, Sinziana Ravini, Ana van der Vliet in collaboration with Hans-Ulrich Obrist. Exhibitors: Radenko Milak in collaboration with Roman Uranjek and international guests (Lamin Fofana, Sidsel Meineche-Hansen, Juan-Pedro Fabra Guemberena, Loulou Cherinet, Geraldine Juárez with Joel Danielsson, Nils Bech with Ida Ekblad).
Venue: Palazzo Malipiero, 3198 San Marco.
 
BRAZIL
Chão de caça
Commissioner: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo. President: João Carlos de Figueiredo Ferraz.
Curator: Jochen Volz. Exhibitor: Cinthia Marcelle. Venue: Giardini.
 
CANADA
A way out of the mirror
Commissioner: National Gallery of Canada.Curator: Kitty Scott. Exhibitor: Geoffrey Farmer.
Venue: Giardini.
www.gallery.ca
 
CHILE
Werken
Commissioner: Varinia Brodsky, Consejo Nacional de la Cultura y las Artes, Chile.
Curator: Ticio Escobar. Exhibitor: Bernardo Oyarzun. Venue: Arsenale.
www.cultura.gob.cl/bienalvenecia2017
 
CHINA (People’s Republic of)
Continuum-Generation by Generation
Commissioner:China Arts and Entertainment Group (CAEG). Curator: Qiu Zhijie.
Exhibitors: Tang Nannan, Wu Jian’an, Wang Tianwen, Yao Huifen. Venue: Arsenale.
 
CROATIA
Horizon of Expectations
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture. Curator: Branka Bencic. Exhibitors: Tina Gverovic, Marko Tadic.
Venue: Arsenale.
 
CUBA
Tiempos de la intuición….
Commissioner: Jorge Fernández Torres. Curator: José Manuel Noceda. Exhibitors: Abel Barroso, Iván Capote, Roberto Diago, Roberto Fabelo, José Manuel Fors, Aimée García, Reynier Leyva Novo, Meira Marrero & José Ángel Toirac, Carlos Martiel, René Peña, Mabel Poblet, Wilfredo Prieto, Esterio Segura, José Eduardo Yaque. Venue: Palazzo Loredan, San Marco 2945.
 
CYPRUS (Republic of)
THE FUTURE OF COLOR
Commissioner: Louli Michaelidou. Curator: Jan Verwoert. Exhibitors: Polys Peslikas and Guest Artists Mirene Arsanios, Valentinos Charalambous, Neoterismoi Toumazou (Maria Toumazou, Marina Xenofontos, Orestis Lazouras). Venue: Associazione Culturale Spiazzi, Castello 3865.
 
CZECH and SLOVAK (Republic)
Swan Song Now
Commissioner: Monika Palcova. Curator: Lucia Gregorova Stach. Exhibitor: Jana Zelibska.
Venue: Giardini.
 
DENMARK
Influenza: Theatre of Glowing Darkness
Commissari: The Danish Arts Foundation, Committee for Visual Arts Project Funding: Gitte Ørskou (Chair), Lilibeth Cuenca Rasmussen, Bodil Nielsen and Jacob Tækker.
Exhibitor: Kirstine Roepstorff. Venue: Giardini.
 
EGYPT
THE MOUNTAIN
Commissioner/Exhibitor: Moataz Mohamed Nasr Eldin. Curator: Ministero della Cultura.
Venue: Giardini.
 
 
ESTONIA
If Only You Could See What I've Seen with Your Eyes
Commissioner: Maria Arusoo. Curator: Kati Ilves. Exhibitor: Katja Novitskova.
Venue: Palazzo Malipiero (2°piano), San Samuele, San Marco 3199.
 
FINLAND (Alvar Aalto Pavilion)
The Aalto Natives
Commissioner: Raija Koli, Frame Contemporary Art Finland. Curator: Xander Karskens.
Exhibitor: Erkka Nissinen and Nathaniel Mellors. Venue: Giardini.
https://frame-finland.fi
 
FRANCE
Studio Venezia
Commissioner: Institut français, with Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication.
Curators: Lionel Bovier and Christian Marclay. Exhibitor: Xavier Veilhan. Venue: Giardini.
www.institutfrancais.com
 
GEORGIA
Vajiko Chachkhiani :Living Dog Among Dead Lions
Commissioner: Ana Riaboshenko, on behalf of the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia. Curator: Julian Heynen. Exhibitor: Vajiko Chachkhiani. Venue: Arsenale.
 
GERMANY
Anne Imhof  
Commissioner: ifa (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) on behalf of the Federal Foreign Office. Curator: Susanne Pfeffer. Exhibitor: Anne Imhof. Venue: Giardini.
www.deutscher-pavillon.org
 
GREAT BRITAIN
folly
Commissioner: Emma Dexter. Curator: Harriet Cooper, Delphine Allier. Exhibitor: Phyllida Barlow.
Venue: Giardini.
https://venicebiennale.britishcouncil.org
 
GREECE
Laboratory of Dilemmas
Commissioner: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens (EMST), Katerina Koskina
Curator: Orestis Andreadakis. Exhibitor: George Drivas. Venue: Giardini.
http://greeceatvenice.culture.gr
 
GRENADA
Bridges
Commissioner: Ministry of Culture, Susan Mains. Curator: Omar Donia.
Exhibitors: Jason deCaires Taylor, Asher Mains, Milton Williams, Alexandre Murucci, Khaled Hafez, Rashid Al Kahlifa and Mahmoud Obaidi, Zena Assi. Venue: 417 Fondamenta Zattere, Dorsoduro.  
 
GUATEMALA
La Marge
Commissioner: José Luis Chea Urruela, Ministro della Cultura del Guatemala. Curator: Daniele Radini Tedeschi. Exhibitors: Cesar Barrios, Lourdes de la Riva (Maria De Lourdes De La Riva Gutierrez), Arturo Monroy, Andrea Prandi, Erminio Tansini, Elsie Wunderlich, El círculo mágico.
Venue: Palazzo Albrizzi -Capello, Cannaregio 4118.
www.biennaleguatemala.com
 
HUNGARY
Peace on Earth!
Commissioner: Julia Fabényi. Curator: Zsolt Petrányi. Exhibitor: Gyula Várnai. Venue: Giardini.
 
INDONESIA
1001 Martian Homes
Commissioner: Agency for Creative Economy/Badan Ekonomi Kreatif (BEKRAF) Ricky Joseph Pesik, Curator: Agung Hujatnikajennong. Exhibitor: Tintin Wulia. Venue: Arsenale.
 
IRAN
TAPESH , The Golden Reserve of Magmatic Thought  
Commissioner/Curator: Majid Mollanoroozi. Exhibitor:Bizhan BassiriVenue:Palazzo Donà dalle Rose, Cannaregio 5038.
 
IRAQ
Archaic
Commissioner: Ruya Foundation. Curators: Tamara Chalabi and Paolo Colombo. Exhibitors: Francis Alÿs, Jewad Selim, Shakir Hassan Al Said, Sadik Kwaish Alfraji, Sherko Abbas, Sakar Sleman, Nadine Hattom, Luay Fadhil and Ali Arkady.
Venue: Palazzo Cavalli Franchetti, 3rd floor, San Marco 2847
www.ruyafoundation.org/en/project/venice-biennale-2017/
 
ICELAND
Out of Controll in Venice
Commissioner: Eiríkur Thorláksson, Iceland Ministry of Education Science and Culture
Curator: Stefanie Böttcher. Exhibitor: Egill Sæbjörnsson. Venue: Spazio Punch, Giudecca 800/O.
 

IRELAND
Tremble Tremble
Commissioner/Curator: Tessa Giblin, Exhibitor: Jesse Jones. Venue: Arsenale.

 

ISRAEL Sun Stand Still
Commissioner:Michael (Miki) Gov, Arad Turgeman. Curator: Tami Katz-Freiman.
Exhibitor: Gal Weinstein. Venue: Giardini.

 
ITALY
Il Mondo Magico
Commissioner: Federica Galloni, Direttore Generale Arte and Architettura Contemporanee and Periferie Urbane, Ministero dei Beni and delle Attività Culturali and del Turismo.
Curator: Cecilia Alemani. Exhibitor: Giorgio Andreotta Calò, Roberto Cuoghi and Adelita Husni-Bey. Venue: Padiglione Italia, Tese delle Vergini all’Arsenale.
 
IVORY COAST
the juices of time
Commissioner: Yacouba Konate.Curator:Massimo Scaringella. Exhibitors: Ouattara Wats, Jems Robert Koko bi, Joana Choumali, Kagnedjatou Joachim Silué, Raimondo Galeano.
Venue: Palazzo Dolfin-Gabrielli, Dorsoduro 3593.
 
JAPAN
Turned Upside Down, It's a Forest
Commissioner: The Japan Foundation. Curator: Meruro Washida. Exhibitor:Takahiro Iwasaki.
Venue: Giardini.
http://2017.veneziabiennale-japanpavilion.jp
 
KENYA
Another Country
Commissioner: Kiprop Lagat Director of Culture, Government of Kenya. Curator: Jimmy Ogonga.
Exhibitors: Arlene Wandera, Mwangi Hutter, Paul Onditi, Peterson Kamwathi, Richard Kimathi. 
Venue: Scuola Palladio, Giudecca.
 
KIRIBATI ***
ARS LONGA, VITA BREVIS! / SINKING ISLANDS, UNSINKABLE ART
Commissioner: Ministry of Internal Affairs, Eera Teakai Baraniko. Curators: Pelea Tehumu, Nina Tepes. Exhibitors: Performance Group Kairaken Betio; Teroloang Borouea, Neneia Takoikoi, Tineta Timirau, TeetiAaloa, Kenneth Ioane, Kaumai Kaoma, Runita Rabwaa, Obeta Taia, Tiribo Kobaua, Tamuera Tebebe, Rairauea Rue, Teuea Kabunare, Tokintekai Ekentetake, Katanuti Francis, Mikaere Tebwebwe, Terita Itinikarawa Kaeua Kobaua, Raatu Tiuteke, Kaeriti Baanga, Ioanna Francis, Temarewe Banaan Aanamaria Toom, Einako Temewi, Nimei Itinikarawa, Teniteiti Mikaere, Aanibo Bwatanita, Arin Tikiraua. Visual Artist: Daniela Danica Tepes. Performance Group Ngaon Nareau: Teata Tetoki, Raakai Ianibata, Taorobwa Bakatokia, Tekaei Kaairo, Nabiri Kaaraiti, Abetena Itaaka, Bwobwaka Bwebwere.
Venue: European Cultural Centre, Palazzo Mora, Strada Nuova 3659  Cannaregio.
 
KOREA (Republic of) 
Counterbalance: The Stone and the Mountain
Commissioner: Arts Council Korea. Curator: Lee DaeHyung. Exhibitors: Cody Choi, Lee Wan.
Venue: Giardini.
http://korean-pavilion.or.kr
 
KOSOVO (Republic of) 
LOST AND FOUND
Commissioner: Valon Ibraj, Ministero della Cultura della Gioventù and dello Sport.
Curator: Arta Agani. Exhibitor: Sislej Xhafa. Venue: Arsenale
 
LATVIA
What Can Go Wrong
Commissioner: Daiga Rudzate. Curator: Inga Šteimane. Exhibitor: Mikelis Fišers. Venue: Arsenale.
 
LEBANON
ŠamaŠ (Sun Dark Sun)
Commissioner: Ministero  della Cultura.  Curator: Emmanuel Daydé. Exhibitor: Zad Moultaka.
Venue: Arsenale Nord Tesa 100
 
LITHUANIA
R
Commissioner: Kestutis Kuizinas, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius. Curator: Ula Tornau, Asta Vaiciulyte, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius.  Exhibitor: Žilvinas Landzbergas.
Venue: Scuola San Pasquale, San Francesco della Vigna, Castello 2786.
 
LUXEMBOURG (Grand Duchy of)
Thank you so much for the flowers
Commissioner: Ministero della Cultura. Curator: Kevin Muhlen, Director of Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain. Exhibitor: Mike Bourscheid. Venue: Ca’ del Duca 3052 Corte del Duca Sforza, San Marco, Venezia.
 
MACEDONIA (Former Yugoslav Republic of)
Red Carnival
Commissioner: Nata Keckarovska. Curator: Branislav Sarkanjac. Exhibitor: Tome Adzievski.
Venue: Arsenale.
 
MALTA
HOMO MELITENSIS - An Incomplete Inventory in 19 Chapters
Commissioner: Arts Council Malta. Curators: Raphael Vella and Bettina Hutschek.
Exhibitors: Adrian Abela, John Paul Azzopardi, Aaron Bezzina, Pia Borg, Gilbert Calleja, Austin Camilleri, Roxman Gatt, David Pisani, Karine Rougier, Joe Sacco, Teresa Sciberras, Darren Tanti and Maurice Tanti Burlo’ Ghaqda tal-Pawlini. Venue: Arsenale.
 
MAURITIUS
Speeded Up Nature
Commissioner: Thivynaidoo Perumal Naiken. Curator: Olga Jurgenson.
Exhibitori: Michael Lalljee, Robert Rauschenberg, SEO, Jacques Désiré Wong So.
Venue: Istituto della Pietà, Castello, 3701.
 
MEXICO
The Life in the Folds
Commissioner: Gabriela Gil Verenzuela. Curator: Pablo Leon de la Barra. Exhibitor: Carlos Amorales.
Venue: Arsenale.
https://bienaldevenecia.mx/en/
 
MONGOLIA
Lost in Tngri (Lost in Heaven)
Commissioner: Munkh-Orgil Tsend, Minister of Foreign Affairs. Curator: Dalkh-Ochir Yondonjunai. Exhibitors: Chimeddorj Shagdarjav, Enkhtaivan Ochirbat, Munkhbolor Ganbold, Bolortuvshin Jargalsaikhan, Davaajargal Tsaschikher. Venue: Istituto Provinciale Santa Maria della Pietà,Castello
 
MONTENEGRO
COVJEK  UOMO HUMAN
Commissioner: Nenad Šoškic, Contemporary Art Center of Montengro. Curator: Žana Filipovic.
Exhibitors: Ivana Radovanovic and Adin Rastoder.
Venue: Palazzo Malipiero (primo piano), San Marco 3078-3079/A, Ramo Malipiero.
http://artbiennale.me/index.php/me/
 
NETHERLANDS (The)
Cinema Olanda
Commissioner: Mondriaan Fund. Curator: Lucy Cotter. Exhibitor: Wendelien Van Oldenborgh.
Venue: Giardini.
https://www.mondriaanfonds.nl/en/activity/venice-biennale/
 

NUOVA ZELANDA
Lisa Reihana: Emissaries
Commissioner: Alastair Carruthers. Curatore: Rhana Devenport. Espositore: Lisa Reihana.
Venue: Arsenale.
www.nzatvenice.com

 
NIGERIA ***
How About Now?
Commissioner: Godwin Obaseki. Curator: Adenrele Sonariwo. Exhibitors: Peju Alatise, Victor Ehikhamenor, Quddus Onikeku.
Venue: Scoletta dei Tiraoro and Battioro, San Stae, Santa Croce 2059.
 
NORDIC COUNTRIES (FINLAND-NORWAY-SWEDEN)
Mirrored
Commissari: Ann-Sofi Noring, Moderna Museet, (Sweden), with Katya Garcia-Antón, Office for Contemporary Art Norway OCA (Norway) and  Raija Koli, Frame Contemporary Art Finland (Finland). Curator: Mats Stjernstedt. Exhibitors: Siri Aurdal, Nina Canell, Charlotte Johannesson, Jumana Manna, Pasi “Sleeping” Myllymäki and Mika Taanila.
Venue: Giardini.
 
PERU
Land of Tomorrow
Commissioner: Armando Andrade de Lucio. Curator: Rodrigo Quijano. Exhibitor: Juan Javier Salazar. Venue: Arsenale.
 
PHILIPPINES
The Spectre of Comparison
Commissioner: Virgilio S. Almario Chairman, National Commission for Culture and the Arts (NCCA). Curator: Joselina Cruz. Exhibitors: Lani Maestro and Manuel Ocampo. Venue: Arsenale.
 
POLAND
Sharon Lockhart.Little Review
Commissioner: Hanna Wroblewska. Curator: Barbara Piwowarska. Exhibitor: Sharon Lockhart.
Venue: Giardini.
http://labiennale.art.pl
 
PORTUGAL
Medida Incerta | Uncertain Mesure
Commissioner: Paula Varanda, Direzione Generale delle Arti. Curator: João Pinharanda.
Exhibitor: José Pedro Croft. Venue: Giudecca, Villa Herriot (Zitelle).
ROMANIA
GETA BRATESCU - APPARITIONS
Commissioner: Attila Kim. Curator: Magda Radu. Exhibitor: Geta Bratescu. Venue: Giardini and New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Humanistic Research (Campo Santa Fosca, Palazzo Correr, Cannaregio 2214).
 
RUSSIA
Theatrum Orbis
Commissioner/Curator: Semyon Mikhailovsky. Exhibitor: Grisha Bruskin, Recycle Group, Sasha Pirogova. Composers: Dmitri Kourliandski, Peter Aidu, Konstantin Dudakov-Kashuro.
Venue: Giardini.
 
SAN MARINO (Republic of)
Republic of San Marino “Friendship project”
Commissioner: Paolo Rondelli, Direttore Istituti Culturali della Republic of San Marino.
Curator: Vincenzo Sanfo. Exhibitors: Priscilla Beccari, Giancarlo Frisoni, Giovanni Giulianelli Sisto Righi, Patrizia Taddei, Marco Tentoni, Xing Gang, Lee Kuang Yu, Zhang Wang Zhao Wumian, Yishan, Fu Yuxiang. Venue: Ateneo Veneto, Campo San Fantin 1897, Palazzo Rota Ivancich, Castello 4421, Liceo Artistico Statale  Palazzo Giustinian Recanati Dorsoduro 1012, Centro Culturale Don Orione Artigianelli Dorsoduro 947.
 
SERBIA
ENCLAVIA - Painting, consequence of this kind of life
Commissioner: Slobodan Nakarada. Curator: Nikola Šuica. Exhibitors: Vladislav Šcepanovic,
Milena Dragicevic, Dragan Zdravkovic. Venue: Giardini.
 
SEYCHELLES (Republic of)
'Slowly Quietly'
Commissioner: Benjamin Rose, Principal Secretary for Culture, Curator: Martin Kennedy.
Exhibitors: Group Sez (Alyssa Adams, Tristan Adams, George Camille, Christine Chetty-Payet, Zoe Chong-Seng, Daniel Dodin, Charles Dodo, Allen Ernesta, Christine Harter, Nigel Henri, Alcide Libanotis, Marc Luc, Egbert Marday, Colbert Nourrice, Leon Radegonde, Danny Sopha.
Venue: Giardino Della Marinaressa, Riva dei Sette Martiri, Castello
 
SINGAPORE
Dapunta Hyang: Transmission of Knowledge
Commissioner: Paul Tan, Covering CEO, National Arts Council Singapore. Exhibitor: Zai Kuning.
Venue: Arsenale.
 
SLOVENIA (Republic of )
Newsreel 63-The Train of Shadows
Commissioner: Zdenka Badovinac, Moderna Galleria, Museum of Modern Art.
Curator: Andreja Hribernik.  Exhibitor:Nika Autor. Venue: Arsenale.
 
SPAIN
¡Únete! Join Us!
Commissioner: AECID, Ministero Affari Esteri . Curator: Manuel Segade. Exhibitor: Jordi Colomer.
Venue: Giardini.
 
SOUTH AFRICA (Republic of)
Candice Breitz and Mohau Modisakeng
Commissioner: Titi Nxumalo, General Consul. Curators: Lucy MacGarry and Musha Neluheni. Exhibitors: Candice Breitz and Mohau Modisakeng. Venue: Arsenale.
thesouthafricanpavilion.co.za
 
SWITZERLAND
Women of Venice
Commissioner: Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia: Marianne Burki, Sandi Paucic, Rachele Giudici Legittimo. Curator: Philipp Kaiser. Exhibitors: Teresa Hubbard / Alexander Birchler and Carol Bove.
Venue: Giardini.
https://biennials.ch
 
SYRIAN ARAB REPUBLIC
Everydody admires Palmyra's Greatness
Commissioner/Curator: Emad Kashout. Exhibitors: Asma Alfyoumi, Giuseppe Biasio, Lina Dib, Angelo DozioFranca Pisani, Anas Al Raddawi, Abdullah Reda, Patrizia Dalla Valle.
Venue: Ex Cinema Chiesa del Redentore, Giudecca.
 
THAILAND
Krung Thep Bangkok
Commissioner: Vimolluck  Chuchat. Curator: Numthong  Sae Tang.
Exhibitor: Somboon  Hormtientong. Venue: InParadiso Gallery, Castello 1260.
www.thaipavilion2017.com
 
TUNISIA
The Absence of Paths
Commissioner: The Presidency of the Republic and the Tunisian Ministry of Cultural Affairs. Curator: Lina Lazaar. Exhibitor: Anonymous. Venue: Arsenale and Via Garibaldi.
 
TURKEY
ÇIN
Commissioner: Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (IKSV). Exhibitor: Cevdet Erek.
Venue: Arsenale.
www.iksv.org/en/biennialofvenice
 
UKRAINE
Parliament
Commissioner: Svitlana Fomenko, Ministry of Culture. Curators: Peter Doroshenko, Lilia Kudelia. Exhibitor: Boris Mikhailov. Venue: Studio Cannaregio, Cannaregio 1345/D.
http://ukrainianpavilion2017.org
 
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Rock, Paper, Scissors: Positions in Play
Commissioner:Salama bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation.Curator:Hammad Nasar.
Exhibitors: Nujoom Alghanem, Sara Al Haddad, Vikram Divecha, Lantian Xie, Mohamed Yousif.
Venue: Arsenale.
http://nationalpavilionuae.org/art/2017-2/
 
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Tomorrow is Another Day
Commissioner: Christopher Bedford. Curators: Christopher Bedford and Katy Siegel.
Exhibitor: Mark Bradford. Venue: Giardini, San Polo 2559/A (Fondamenta dei Frari).
www.markbradfordvenice2017.org
 
URUGUAY
La Ley del Embudo - The law of the funnel
Commissioner: Alejandro Denes. Curator: Gabriel Peluffo Linari. Exhibitor: Mario Sagradini.
Venue: Giardini.
 
VENEZUELA (Bolivarian Republic of)
Formas escapándose del marco
Commissioner: Luis Carlos Calzadilla. Curator: Morella Jurado Capecchi. Exhibitor: Juan Calzadilla.
Venue: Giardini.
 
ZIMBABWE (Republic of)
Deconstructing Boundaries: Exploring Ideas of Belonging
Commissioner: Doreen Sibanda, National Gallery of Zimbabwe. Curator:Raphael Chikukwa.
 Exhibitors:Sylvester Mubayi, Charles Bhebe, Dana Whabira, Admire Kamudzengerere. Venue: Isitituto Provinciale Santa Maria della Pietà, Castello 3701.
 
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