We don’t need another hero

10th Berlin Biennale Announced Participating Artists

The 10th Berlin Biennale is curated by Gabi Ngcobo with a curatorial team composed of Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Serubiri Moses, Thiago de Paula Souza, and Yvette Mutumba.

Courtesy 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art.

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The 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art titled We don’t need another hero is a conversation with artists and contributors who think and act beyond art as they confront the incessant anxieties perpetuated by a willful disregard for complex subjectivities.

From June 9 to September 9, 2018, it presents works by:

Agnieszka Brzeżańska, Ana Mendieta, Basir Mahmood, Belkis Ayón, Cinthia Marcelle, Dineo Seshee Bopape, Elsa M’bala, Emma Wolukau-Wanambwa, Fabiana Faleiros, Firelei Báez, Gabisile Nkosi, Grada Kilomba, Heba Y. Amin, Herman Mbamba, Joanna Piotrowska, Johanna Unzueta, Julia Phillips, Keleketla! Library, Las Nietas de Nonó, Liz Johnson Artur, Lorena Gutiérrez Camejo, Lubaina Himid, Luke Willis Thompson, Lydia Hamann & Kaj Osteroth, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye, Mario Pfeifer, Mildred Thompson, Mimi Cherono Ng’ok, Minia Biabiany, Moshekwa Langa, Natasha A. Kelly, Okwui Okpokwasili, Oscar Murillo, Özlem Altın, Patricia Belli, Portia Zvavahera, Sam Samiee, Sara Haq, Simone Leigh, Sinethemba Twalo and Jabu Arnell, Sondra Perry, Tessa Mars, Thierry Oussou, Tony Cokes, Tony Cruz Pabón, and Zuleikha Chaudhari.

Their contributions are on view at four permanent EXHIBITION VENUES:

Akademie der Künste, Hanseatenweg 10, 10557 Berlin
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Auguststraße 69, 10117 Berlin
Volksbühne Pavilion, Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, 10178 Berlin
ZK/U – Center for Art and Urbanistics, Siemensstraße 27, 10551 Berlin

In coproduction with HAU Hebbel am Ufer, HAU2 at Hallesches Ufer 32, 10963 Berlin, serves as a site for two performances (June 15 and 16, 2018) and a temporary exhibition (June 9 and 10 as well as June 13 through June 16, 2018).

The exhibition venues were chosen not only because of their historic relevance in Berlin but also because of what they represent today. The 10th Berlin Biennale situates itself in conversation with these interrelated timeframes. The invited artists propose a renegotiation of the systems of exchange produced within these venues. The presented works also expand the possibilities of exchange by introducing their own perspectives.

We don’t need another hero: The 10th Berlin Biennale is curated by Gabi Ngcobo with a curatorial team composed of Nomaduma Rosa Masilela, Serubiri Moses, Thiago de Paula Souza, and Yvette Mutumba.

 


Accreditation for the press and professional preview of the 10th Berlin Biennale is only open through April 30, 2018. See this link: TO ACCREDITATION

The Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation) and organized by KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V.

BMW Group is Corporate Partner of the 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art.