Shaun Gladwell: MADDESTMAXIMVS | Australian Pavilion | La Biennale di Venezia 2009

Shaun Gladwell represents Australia at the 53rd International Art Exhibition La Biennale di Venezia 2009. The show entitled MADDESTMAXIMVS brings together the artist’s trademark slowed-footage video installations of figures undertaking acts of physical virtuosity, with sculptural works and interventions into the fabric of the pavilion itself, such as a motorcycle that sticks in the outer wall of the building.

MADDESTMAXIMVS has been developed over a two-year period and marks a shift from Shaun Gladwell’s earlier focus on urban environments and engages instead in a  personal exploration of the boundaries and possibilities of a human relationship to the Australian hinterland.

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Mona Hatoum | Interior Landscape

The Fondazione Querini Stampalia currently presents a major solo exhibition with new works by Mona Hatoum. This exhibition, entitled Interior Landscape, coincides with the opening of the 53rd International Art Exhibition of the Venice Biennale and takes place over two floors of the museum. Mona Hatoum: Interior Landscape includes over 25 works, many of which are new or previously unseen in Europe.

Courtesy of Vernissage Art TV

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