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53rd International Art Exhibition

Making Worlds

from 7th June to 22nd November 2009

National Participations

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Argentina
Red (Net)
Luis Felipe Noé
Commissioners: Sergio Baur, Eduardo Almirantearena. Curator: Fabián Lebenglik. Venue: Spazio Eventi Libreria Mondadori, San Marco 1345
www.universes-in-universe.org/eng/bien/venice_biennale/2009/tour/argentina  
 
Armenia, Republic of
Gayané Khachaturian
Commissioner/Curator: Edward Balassanian. Honorary Commissioner: Jean Boghossian. Venue: Palazzo Zenobio ex Collegio Armeno Moorat-Raphael, Dorsoduro 2596, Fondamenta del Soccorso
 
Australia
Commissioner: Doug Hall AM
MADDESTMAXIMVS – Planet & Stars Sequence 2009
Shaun Gladwell
Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
Once Removed
Vernon Ah Kee, Ken Yonetani, Claire Healy & Sean Cordeiro
Curator: Felicity Fenner. Venue: Ludoteca Santa Maria Ausiliatrice, Castello 450
 
Austria
Elke Krystufek, Dorit Margreiter, Franziska & Lois Weinberger
Commissioners/Curators: VAILE EXPORT, Silvia Eiblmayr. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
www.biennale09.at
 
Azerbaijan, Republic of
Cogito Ergo Sum
Tair Salakhov, Naila Sultan, Tarlan Gorchu, Teymur Rustamov, Teymur Daimi, Niyaz Najafov, Farid Rasulov, Khatt Art Group
Commissioner: Vittorio Urbani. Commissioner/Curator: Leyla Akhundzada. Venue: CZ95, Centro Civico Zitelle, Giudecca 95
 
Belgium
Jef Geys
Commissioner: Flemish Ministry of Culture. Curator: Dirk Snauwaert. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Brazil
Padiglione Brasile: Luiz Braga + Delson Uchôa
Luiz Braga, Delson Uchôa
Commissioner: Fundação Bienal de São Paulo. Curator: Ivo Mesquita. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Canada
Cold Morning
Mark Lewis
Commissioner: Barbara Fischer. Assistant Commissioner: Natalie de Vito. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Chile
Threshold
Iván Navarro
Commissioners: Javiera Parada, Claudia Barattini. Curators: Antonio Arevalo, Justo Pastor Mellado. Venue: Artiglierie, Arsenale

China, People’s Republic of China
What is to Come
Fang Lijun, He Jinwei, He Sen, Liu Ding, Qiu Zhijie, Zeng Fanzhi, Zeng Hao
Commissioner: China Arts & Entertainment Group. Curators: Lu Hao, Zhao Li. Venue: Arsenale
 
Comoros, Union of
Djahazi
Paolo W. Tamburella
Commissioner: Wahidat Hassani. Venue: water area in front of the Giardini entrance
www.djahazi.net
 
Croatia
Elaborazione pittorica della sensibilità e della realtà
Nikola Koydl, Zoltan Novak, Matko Vekic
Commissioner/Curator: Biserka Rauter Plancic. Venue: Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Castello 5252
 
Cyprus, Republic of
Socratis Socratous / Rumours
Socratis Socratous
Commissioner: Louli Michaelidou. Curator: Sophie Duplaix. Venue: Palazzo Malipiero, San Marco 3079
 
Czech Republic and Slovak Republic
Loop
Roman Ondák
Commissioner: Katarína Bajcurová. Curator: Kathrin Rhomberg. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Denmark and Nordic Countries (Finland, Norway, Sweden)
The Collectors
Thora Dolven Balke, Massimo Bartolini, Hernan Bas, Guillaume Bijl, Maurizio Cattelan, Elmgreen & Dragset, Pepe Espaliú, Tom of Finland, Simon Fujiwara, Han & Him, Laura Horelli, Martin Jacobson, William E. Jones, Terence Koh, Jani Leinonen, Klara Lidén, Jonathan Monk, Nico Muhly, Norway Says, Henrik Olesen, Nina Saunders, Vibeke Slyngstad, Sturtevant & Wolfgang Tillmans
Commissioners: Marta Kuzma, director of Office for Contemporary Art Norway, & The Danish Arts Council’s Committee for International Visual Art. Curators: Michael Elmgreen & Ingar Dragset. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Egypt
Leggermente monumentale
Adel El Siwi, Ahmad Askalany
Commissioner: Adel El Siwi. Venue: Pavilion at Giardini
 
Estonia
After War
Kristina Norman
Commissioner: Johannes Saar. Curator: Marco Laimre. Assistant Commissioner: Elin Kard. Venue: Palazzo Malipiero, San Marco 3079
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Artists
The artists selected for the main exhibition, All The World’s Futures
National Participations
Countries exhibited in their own pavilions at the 56th Intl. Art Exhibition
Collateral Events
Additional exhibitions and initiatives in Venice during the 56th Biennale