Biennale of Sydney

Brook Andrew, Artistic Director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, shares NIRIN as the title of the 2020 exhibition. Meaning edge, NIRIN is a word of Andrew’s mother’s Nation, the Wiradjuri people of western New South Wales. Location: National Art School

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9 October 2019

Biennale of Sydney Announces New Board Members

Rachel Verghis and Johanna Featherstone join the Biennale of Sydney's Board of Directors.

12 September 2019

Biennale of Sydney announces 98 artists, creatives and collectives for 2020

Today, the Biennale of Sydney announced the full list of artists, creatives and collectives who will be participating in the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020), titled NIRIN, in Little Bay, NSW, on the land of the Bidjigal and Gadigal Clans.

9 April 2019

Biennale of Sydney Announces New Board Members

Josephine Cashman, Morry Schwartz AM and Chris Wirasinha join the Biennale of Sydney's Board of Directors.

9 April 2019

Biennale of Sydney announces 2020 exhibition: NIRIN

The Biennale of Sydney announced today the first 33 artists, creatives and collectives who will participate in NIRIN, the 22nd Biennale of Sydney (2020).

20 June 2018

Brook Andrew appointed Artistic Director of 22nd Biennale of Sydney

The Biennale of Sydney today announces Brook Andrew as the Artistic Director of the 22nd Biennale of Sydney. 

26 February 2018

Announcing Sydney Preview

A free, full-day preview of its 21st edition featuring exclusive artist talks and access to six Biennale venues with extended opening hours.

13 December 2017

21st Biennale of Sydney Unveils Artistic Program

70 artists to present work at seven venues across Sydney over three months for the Biennale of Sydney’s 45th anniversary Sydney, Australia.

10 August 2017

Biennale of Sydney Legacy Project for the City of Sydney

The Biennale of Sydney and City of Sydney unveil second Biennale Legacy Artwork Project with 20th Biennale of Sydney artist, Agatha Gothe-Snape.

19 July 2017

Artistic Director of 21st Biennale of Sydney announces Title of the 2018 Exhibition and Additional Selection of Artists

Artistic Director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney Mami Kataoka announced today the title of the 2018 Biennale of Sydney is SUPERPOSITION: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement.

19 July 2017

第 21 回シドニー・ビエンナーレ芸術監督が タイトル及び参加作家第 2 弾を発表

2017 年 7 月 19 日:第 21 回シドニー・ビエンナーレ芸術監督の片岡真実氏より、本日、2018 年のシドニー・ 

10 May 2017

Biennale of Sydney Appoints New Director and CEO, Jo-Anne Birnie-Danzker

The Biennale of Sydney has announced the appointment of museum director, curator and scholar Jo-Anne Birnie-Danzker as its new Director and Chief Executive Officer. 

6 April 2017

First 21 Artists Announced

Mami Kataoka, Artistic Director of the 21st Biennale of Sydney, today revealed the first group of 21 artists selected for the 21st edition of the Asia Pacific’s leading contemporary art event.  

5 July 2016

Mami Kataoka appointed Artistic Director of 21st Biennale of Sydney

Mami Kataoka, the acclaimed Chief Curator at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, is the first curator from Asia to be appointed as Artistic Director of the Biennale of Sydney.  

Featured Media Coverage

5 October 2019

Aboriginal artist and provocateur Brook Andrew on shaking up the Sydney Biennale

By Good Weekend, The Sydney Morning Herald
12 September 2019

Sydney Biennale embraces the edges

by Jane O'Sullivan, ArtsHub
13 September 2019

98 artists revealed for 2020 Biennale of Sydney, including Jota Mombaça

by Steve Dow, Art Guide Australia
12 September 2019

Sydney Biennale Has Announced Its Free 2020 Line-Up

by Che-Marie Trigg, Broadsheet
12 September 2019

Artists announced for contemporary art feast

Channel9 News
12 September 2019

'Unacceptable to lose': Sydney Biennale in time of climate crisis

by Linda Morris, Sydney Morning Herald
10 April 2019

The first 33 artists in 2020 Biennale of Sydney: NIRIN

by Steve Dow, Art Guide Australia
9 April 2019

The power to answer back: 2020 Sydney Biennale at the cutting edge

by Linda Morris, Sydney Morning Herald

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