Community

June 1–5: Commercial Break, Venice

The Venice Biennale is just around the corner. If you’re going, look out for this interesting public intervention. Hank Willis Thomas has a new video piece in it. The list of artists looks especially promising.

COMMERCIAL BREAK
Garage Projects, 54th Venice Biennale
June 1 – 5, 2011

For Garage Projects’ second project in Venice, we are presenting Commercial Break from 1 to 5 June 2011 as part of the opening week of the 54th Venice Biennale.

Commercial Break is a conspicuous intervention into the historic city of Venice, featuring over one hundred artists, each engaging with the relationship between advertising and culture. Short digital works by globally recognized and emerging artists from around the world will bring the form and language of advertising to Venice. The project is curated by Neville Wakefield and powered by POST magazine. Commercial Break is both an intervention with the architecture of the city and an iPad application created by POST, the world’s first magazine created specifically for the iPad. The special art issue will allow readers to explore individual artists and films for the 5 months of the Biennale as well as on location in Venice.

Standard

One thought on “June 1–5: Commercial Break, Venice

  1. I wish I was going. Also, that is GREAT news about Hank Willis Thomas. I remember seeing Winter in America at the Catherine Clark Gallery. He produces some amazing work.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s