The Berlin Biennale was founded in order to promote contemporary art in Berlin. In 1998 the first Berlin Biennale took place. Since 2004, KW Institute for Contemporary Art has been the supporting organization of the Berlin Biennale.
The 7th Berlin Biennale, curated by the Polish artist Artur Żmijewski has its focus on social and political issues. Żmijewski is particularly interested in the power of art and its relation to politics.
The Berlin Biennale is organized by KW Institute for Contemporary Art and funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation). The 7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art in Berlin / Germany runs until July 1, 2012.
7th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, opening reception, April 26, 2012. Video by Astrid Gleichmann.
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