Gwangju Biennale

This year’s edition acts as a house of mirrors reflecting the promises of globalization and the ‘intensification and erosion of nationalism’

By Amy Sherlock

Many assume that the greatest challenges facing Cuban artists come from within Cuba – often they don't

By Nestor Siré with Julia Weist

In further news: Laura Owens’s 356 Mission space closes; John Baldessari guest-stars in The Simpsons

In further news: initiative for museum staff diversity; Gwangju Biennale's 2018 curators; Jens Hoffmann clarifies Front Triennial departure

Documenta curatorial team respond to financial mismanagement report; Gwangju Biennale announces 2018 theme

Agnes Gund awards USD$500,000 to New York’s Parrish Art Museum; Istanbul’s Rampa gallery closes; Gwangju Biennale announces new president

Image by Metahaven, participants in the 11th Gwangju Biennale

A quick response detailing the highlights from this year’s biennale, ‘The Eighth Climate (What does art do?)’

By Harry Thorne

The penultimate installment of our five part series: the frieze editors select the most significant shows from the past 25 years

Carol Christian Poell, Squartter in Urs Fischer, 38 E. 1st St.,  installation view

Various venues, Gwangju, South Korea

By Paul Teasdale
Eyal Weizman and  Samaneh Moafi Roundabout Revolution, 2013. Courtesy: Gwangju Biennale Foundation; photograph: Kyungsub Shin.

Architecture, whimsy and the Gwangju Biennale

By Joseph Grima

Cuba, performance and society’s relationship to its history

By Jonathan Griffin

Photography, Africa, dystopian fantasies and ‘the present as a screen’

By Sean O'Toole