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Moscow International Biennale

Various venues

19 Sep 2017 - 18 Jan 2018

The curator of the 7th Moscow Biennale, Yuko Hasegawa (artistic director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo), presents this year’s main project: ‘Clouds⇄Forests’. The project features well-known artists such as Matthew Barney, Olafur Eliasson and Björk, alongside the work of a number of Russian artists; including Alexey Martins, Anastasia Potemkina, Valya Fetisov, Ilya Fedotov-Fedorov and the creative association ‘Where Dogs Run’. The expert council of the 7th Moscow Biennale have selected 69 projects for the parallel programme held across 49 institutions including the Moscow Museum of Modern Art , the Darwin Museum, and the Moscow State University Botanical Garden ‘Aptekarsky Ogorod’. This year’s biennale will also be accompanied by a series of special events and lectures. Find out more about the Moscow International Biennale from their website.

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Cosmic Hunt 1 (2017), Matthew Barney. Courtesy: the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York / Brussels

Cosmic Hunt 1 (2017), Matthew Barney. Courtesy: the artist and Gladstone Gallery, New York / Brussels

Space Garden (2013), Michael Najjar. Courtesy the artist

Space Garden (2013), Michael Najjar. Courtesy the artist

No Name (Human's Mask) (2014), Pierre Huyghe. Courtesy: the artist, Hauser & Wirth, London, and Anna Lena Films, Paris

No Name (Human’s Mask) (2014), Pierre Huyghe. Courtesy: the artist, Hauser & Wirth, London, and Anna Lena Films, Paris

Aluminium Double Stack (2016), Theaster Gates. Courtesy Regen Projects

Aluminium Double Stack (2016), Theaster Gates. Courtesy Regen Projects

You–I, You–I (2005), Yuken Teruya. Courtesy Sebastian Groeger

You–I, You–I (2005), Yuken Teruya. Courtesy Sebastian Groeger

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