Biennale of Sydney

Akira Takayama, Our Songs – Sydney Kabuki Project, 2018
"The Biennale of Sydney plays an indispensable role in Australia’s engagement with the world, and a meaningful role in the life of the nation. In 2018, it attracted visitation of more than 850,000, the highest level in the Biennale’s 45-year history" Jo-Anne Birnie-Danzker, Director and CEO
Biennale of Sydney
The Biennale provides a platform for art and ideas and is recognised for commissioning and presenting innovative, thought-provoking art from Australia and around the globe.

Board of Directors

Kate Mills


Josephine Cashman

Geoffrey Cassidy

Danielle Earp

Anne Flanagan

Paris Neilson

James Roth

Morry Schwartz AM

Naseema Sparks AM FAICD

Tea Uglow

Chris Wirasinha

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Exhibition Reports

20th Biennale of Sydney (2016) Exhibition Report

Curated by Stephanie Rosenthal, the 20th Biennale of Sydney, held from 18 March until 5 June 2016, featured more than 200 artworks by 83 artists and included 70% new commissions.


19th Biennale of Sydney (2014) Exhibition Report

Curated by Juliana Engberg, the 19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire presented the work of 92 artists from 31 countries free to the public over a three-month period.


18th Biennale of Sydney (2012) Exhibition Report

Curated by Artistic Directors Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster, the 18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations showcased more than 220 works by 101 artists.