Venice Art Biennale 2015 | Japan – UK – Czech & Slovak Republics

Place: Venice, Italy
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Venice | La Biennale 56th International Art Exhibition – PART 1
Giardini: Pavilions of Japan – Great Britain – Czech Republic + Slovak Republic

Pavilion of JAPAN
Chiharu Shiota, “the key in the hand”
commissioner. The Japan Foundation
curator: Hitoshi Nakano



The pavilion of Japan houses a single large installation featuring a dense mesh composed of red threads, to which thousands of keys are hung. A metaphor for the relationships between persons in space and time, the keys have been collected by Chiharu Shiota throughout the world.




Pavilion of Great Britain
Sarah Lucas
commissioner: Emma Dexter
curator: Richard Riley


Exhibited in the patio and inside 6 rooms at the UK pavilion, the works by Sarah Lucas -who through her sculptures and photographs focuses on genders and sexuality with an irony descending from her surrealist roots- are immersed in a yellow-colored environment devised, by the own artist admission, to recall the idea of a dessert.



Pavilion of the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic
Jiřì David “ Apotheosis”
commissioner: Adam Budak
curator: Katarina Rusnakova


The almost empty black and white hall of the pavilion houses Jiřì David’s installation “Apotheosis”, based on the reinterpretation of the painting “The Apotheosis of the Slavs: the four eras of the Slavs in four colors” realized by Alphonse Mucha in 1926.



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