Biennale of Sydney announces 2016 Curatorial Attachés - Art Collector

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By Emily Cones-Browne

The Biennale of Sydney has announced the 13 curators, writers and theorists who will bring to life the 20th iterantion of the Biennale with artistic director Stephanie Rosenthal.

Known as Attachés, this advisory group will work with Rosenthal to shape the 2016 exhibition, which opens 18 March 2016. “Attachés will participate in the forming of the event and be involved in conversations and public programs in the lead up to and during the exhibition,” says Rosenthal. “This edition will be structured around several thematic clusters, with each participating venue designated as a transient home for particular constellations of thought. Each Attaché will act as a catalyst and play a specific role in enhancing these spaces with their expertise.”

The Attachés include:
  • Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, Co-founders and Curators, Art Reoriented, Munich and New York
  • Geraldine Kirrihi Barlow, Curatorial Manager, International Art, Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA)
  • Jessica Cerasi, curator and Exhibition Manager, Carroll/Fletcher, London
  • Stephen Gilchrist, Associate Lecturer, University of Sydney and Visiting Australian Studies Curator, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University, Cambridge
  • Anna Gritz, freelance curator and Curator Film and Performance at South London Gallery, London
  • Adrian Heathfield, Marie Curie International Fellow, Columbia University, New York, and Professor of Performance and Visual Culture, University of Roehampton, London
  • Mami Kataoka, Chief Curator, Mori Museum, Tokyo
  • Hicham Khalidi, Associate Curator, Fondation Galeries Lafayette, Paris
  • Pablo Léon de la Barra, UBS MAP Curator for Latin America, Guggenheim Museum, New York and Artistic Director, Casa França-Brasil, Rio de Janeiro
  • André Lepecki, Associate Professor at the Department of Performance Studies at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University
  • Markus Miessen, architect, consultant and writer based in Berlin
  • Aveek Sen curator, writer and Senior Assistant Editor, The Telegraph, Kolkata
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