Vancouver Biennale 2009-11

When 1 Jan 2009 - 31 Dec 2011
Where The Vancouver Biennale
290 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver V5Y 1G1
Enquiry (604) 682-1289

Vancouver Biennale 2009-2011

Vancouver Biennale
290 West 3rd Ave
Vancouver BC V5Y 1G1
Tel. (604) 682-1289

Press Release:

Pursuing the theme “in-TRANSIT-ion”, the 2009-2011 exhibition will expand and situate art along bike routes, at the Vancouver International Airport, at new Canada Line stations and wrapped on buses and rapid transit trains. In doing so, the exhibition will emphasise the physical movement of people in our mobile society, as well as our changing attitudes and sensibilities towards public art.

The Vancouver Biennale has a mandate to mount a major biannual outdoor art exhibition featuring world-class international sculptures, new media and performance art. In addition, the Vancouver Biennale produces publications, curriculum, professional symposiums and public lecture series.

The objective of the Vancouver Biennale is to celebrate art in public spaces, inviting the entire community to experience the brightest new and world renown talent in contemporary art. Through a diversity of artistic mediums, aesthetic sensibilities and cultural perspectives, an open dialogue about the art and the importance of art in public spaces begins.

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