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Venice Biennale Off-Site and Museums

55TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

View of Edson Chagas, “Luanda, Encyclopedic City,” Angolan Pavilion, 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.
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Filipa Ramos

The original purpose of the encyclopedia is to collect knowledge disseminated around the globe (…) and transmit it to those who will come after us, stated renowned encyclopedist Denis Diderot. Following such guidance, this overview of the Biennale outside the Biennale considers its subjects alphabetically. For if there is a... continue reading
National Pavilions

55TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

View of Anri Sala, Ravel Ravel Unravel, 2013.
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Quinn Latimer

National pavilions can come in all different forms—naturally. Consider, for example, my first night in Venice, where I found myself at a grand palazzo for a dinner collectively hosted by Sadie Coles, representing England; Jose Kuri and Monica Manzutto, representing Mexico; and Gavin Brown and Barbara Gladstone, here representing the... continue reading
“Il Palazzo Enciclopedico”

55TH VENICE BIENNALE, Venice

View of “Il Palazzo Enciclopedico,” Arsenale, 55th Venice Biennale, 2013.
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Vincenzo Latronico

Loosely defined, an encyclopedia is a systematic survey of specific topics. As objective as it might strive to be, such a survey inevitably involves both sides of the epistemic equation: the world—which may or may not resist, or be exhausted by, the categories imposed on it—and the knowing subject—its ambition,... continue reading

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