Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations opens today

The 18th Sydney Biennale opens today. This year's theme is "all our relations", which Toronto-based co-curator Gerald McMaster hopes visitors will interpret with an open mind. "Most people think that relations are human relations, how we react together," he says. "But it extends to the environment, weather patterns, animal migrations, populations. We were interested in the idea of how things begin from something simple as an interaction and can grow into something more complex." Read more...

The Biennale takes place at multiple venues including the Art Gallery of New South Wales, the Museum of Contemporary Art and heritage sites such as Carriageworks (a former railway workshop turned into an arts centre) and Cockatoo Island (a former shipyard and convict prison).
Image: Cockatoo Island