IBA Newsletter: November 2017

 In IBA Updates

IBA Members on Full Day Excursion in Japan. Photo: Jongin Park

Dear members,

It’s officially November! Though we are currently in a transitioning phase as the IBA Office makes the move from Gwangju to Sharjah, there are still many upcoming member and non-member biennials to visit all over the world. Will you be visiting an upcoming exhibition? Would you like to share your experiences at previous exhibitions with the rest of our members? Please do share with us! Tag us in your Facebook or Twitter post, share your images, connect with peers and more.

Read on for more information.

Current Member Biennials

The following member biennials are currently open. Click to learn more, and start planning your visit today!

Art Encounters
Now through November 5, 2017

Chile Media Art Biennial
Now through November 5, 2017

Folkestone Triennial 2017
Now through November 5, 2017

Karachi Biennale
Now through November 5, 2017

Istanbul Biennial
Now through November 12, 2017

Biennale de Lubumbashi
Now through November 12, 2017

Ural Industrial Biennial
Now through November 12, 2017

Yokohama Triennale
Now through November 15, 2017

Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art
Now through November 19, 2017

Kaunas Biennial
Now through November 30, 2017

Biennale de Lyon
Now through January 7, 2018

Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
Now through January 2018

Athens Biennale
Now through April 5, 2018

Curitiba International Biennial
Now through February 25, 2018


Upcoming Member Biennials

The member biennials listed below will open this year. Click for more details.

Jogja Biennale
November 7, 2017 – December 10, 2017

Ghetto Biennale
November 24, 2017 to December 18, 2017

Bamako Enounters
December 2, 2017 – January 31, 2018

The 21st Biennale of Sydney
March 16, 2018 – June 11, 2018
with Preview March 13 – 15, 2018

EVA International
April 14, 2018 – July 9, 2018

Dakar Biennale
May 3, 2018 – June 2, 2018

Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
June 9, 2018 – September 9, 2018

Liverpool Biennial 2018
July 14, 2018 – October 28, 2018

Bienal de São Paulo
September 7, 2018 – December 9, 2018

4th Istanbul Design Biennial
September 22, 2018 – November 4, 2018

13th Havana Biennale


Non-Member Biennials in 2017

OFF-Biennale Budapest
Now through November 5, 2017

Seoul Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism 2017
Now through November 5, 2017

2017 Jeju Biennale
Now through December 3, 2017

Jerusalem Biennale
Now through November 16, 2017

Now though November 19, 2017

Venice Biennale
Now through November 26, 2017

XIII Bienal da Cerâmica
Now through December 4, 2017

The Mediterranean Biennale
Now through December 15, 2017

2017 Alberta Biennial of Contemporary Art
Now through December 22, 2017

Lagos Biennial
Now through December 22, 2017

International Contemporary Art Biennial of South America – BIENALSUR
Now through the end of 2017

STANDART: Triennial of Contemporary Art in Armenia
Now through December 31, 2017

Chicago Architecture Biennial
Now through January 7, 2018

6th Lichtsicht Projection Biennale
Now through January 28, 2018

Asian Art Biennial (Taiwan)
Now through February 25, 2018

Anren Biennale
Now through February 28, 2018

La Biennale d’Architecture d’Orléans
Now through April 1, 2018

Jakarta Biennale
November 4, 2017 – December 11, 2017

Prospect New Orleans
November 11, 2017 – February 25, 2018

Turku Biennial
November 11, 2017 – April 8, 2018

Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale
December 15, 2017 – March 15, 2018


Social Media

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Email: info@biennialassociation.org


Member News

Do you have exciting news or upcoming events that you would like to share?

To get your news in the monthly newsletter, please submit it to the IBA Office via email no later than the 20th of each month, with the subject line “Next Newsletter”, for it to appear in the next newsletter. To post your news on our website, either log in to the Interactive Space and create your own post, or send us an email and we’ll take care of it. 


Become an IBA Member Today!

The International Biennial Association provides a platform for establishing, researching and exchanging ideas and knowledge between professionals and institutions concerned with contemporary art that play pivotal roles in the biennial practice and its discourse. 

While engagement with professionals in the global biennial community is the primary membership benefit, other benefits include access to the Interactive Space on the IBA website, where members can connect with one another to share and develop ideas. Members also receive invitations to all IBA events and conferences, copies of all publications as well a membership card, which grants access to member biennials and triennials participating in our Free Admission Program. 

To support our mission, become a member or make a donation today. 


From all of us at IBA,
Have a great month!

To become a member, please visit our website at www.biennialassociation.org and start your application. Please contact the IBA Office with any questions you may have: info@biennialassociation.org

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