Artists (First list announced in Feb. 2020)

Willum Geerts

He is a multidisciplinary artist. He plays through prosaic elements from the everyday with major themes of our absurd existence. He lives and works in Netherlands.

Hank Willis Thomas

An American conceptual artist working primarily with themes related to identity, history, and popular culture. Lives and works in New York.

Eva Petric

She is a multimedia artist. She works in photography, video, performance and installation. She lives and works in New York and Vienna.

Tim whiten

He is a Toronto-based creator of charged objects that embody myths and narratives, bringing these stories alive and affirming their relevance to the times in which we live.

Jaishri Abichandani

she is an interdisciplinary artist focuses on the intersections between art, feminist and social practice. She lives and works in New York.

Savi Savarkar

He embraces his role as a Dalit (formerly “Untouchable”) and builds his work on a powerfully personal critique of the traditional caste system.

Baraan ijlal

She is a multidisciplinary artist working in the medium of sound, video and painting. She is interested in exploring anonymity as essential to individual liberty. She seeks to enable listening and creating witnesses to unacknowledged stories.

Ravi Agarwal

He is an artist, curator, writer and photographer. Ravi Agarwal is an environmental activist working in the non-governmental sector. He is the founder of the leading Indian environmental NGO, Toxics Link.

Allan deSouza

He is a photographer and multi-media artist. His works restage colonial legacies through counter-strategies of humor, fiction, re-inscription, and (mis)translation. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art Practice at the University of California, Berkeley.

Valerio Rocco Orlando

He is an Italian artist and Professor of Multimedia Dramaturgy at Brera Academy in Milan. By defining art as a process of analysis and mutual knowledge, his research produces an open discourse that explores the osmosis between institutions, museums, academia and the social sphere.

Rodeny Dickson

He works primarily as a painter, creating artwork that is marked by substantive layering, maximal application, and strong color content. He is form Northern Ireland and now works in New York.

Ingeborg ten Haeff

She was a painter who worked thoughtfully attuned to spirituality and corporeal metaphor very much at the forefront among her post 2nd world war peers. She has, however, been sidelined—as many women artists of her time. In this Biennale we will bring attention to her bravery, very large canvases and long-standing commitment to painting.

Baseera Khan

Baseera Khan is a New York-based visual artist who sublimates colonial histories through performance and sculpture in order to map geographies of the future. Baseeracombines distinct and often mutually exclusive cultural references to explore the conditions of alienation, displacement, assimilation, and fluidity.

Mary McFadden

Mary McFadden is an american icon fashion designer. She is one of the most exotic, unconventional designers in the United States today. She draws her inspiration almost entirely from the artistry of ancient civilizations. A design archaeologist at heart, McFadden celebrates Asian, African, Middle Eastern, and ancient Greek cultures and incorporates their ideas and expressions into her designs.

Mriganka Madhukaillya

Mriganka Madhukaillya and Sonal Jain established Desire Machine Collective in 2004. They create films, video, photography, and sound and multimedia installations that consider space and time, with particular reference to human habitation, natural environments and their occupation.