HALF-ART: Fest that punts even as it subverts status quo

BD Live | Chris Thurman:


EARLIER this year, the art world took in a long, slow breath … so that it could, at the beginning of this month, start talking excitedly and almost ceaselessly about a place, an event, a biennale — THE biennale — that it regards with something like veneration. All together now: VeniceVeniceVeniceVeniceVeniceVeniceVeniceVeniceVenice!…

Multidisciplinary artist Mohau Modisakeng’s video installation, Inzilo, is part of the Johannesburg Pavilion’s contribution to the 2015 Venice Biennale, which runs from May 9 to November 22. Picture: BRUNDYN+

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