The 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art will take place from June 9 to September 9, 2018, at various venues in Berlin.
It will be curated by Gabi Ngcobo, who invited Moses Serubiri (Kampala, UG), Nomaduma Rosa Masilela (New York, US), Thiago de Paula Souza (São Paulo, BR), and Yvette Mutumba (Berlin, DE) to collaborate with her as the curatorial team.
The 10th Berlin Biennale will be imagined and shaped through their collective dreams and actions. In conversation with artists and contributors who think and act beyond art, the curatorial process will confront the incessant anxieties perpetuated through the misunderstanding of complex subjectivities. Facing the current widespread state of collective psychosis, and starting from the position of Europe, Germany, and Berlin as a city in dialogue with the world, the curatorial process will be selective, non-comprehensive and will not provide a coherent reading of histories or the present of any kind. Key starting points of the curatorial team will be strategies of self-preservation as acts of dismantling dominant structures and building from a non-hierarchical position.
The 10th Berlin Biennale proposes a plan for how to face a collective madness.
Read more about the institution and past Berlin Biennale editions.
Nomaduma Rosa Masilela
Thiago de Paula Souza
Project Management – Artist’s Projects, Production and Research
Project Management – Controlling, Venues and Production
Head of Education and Mediation
Jasa McKenzie (May–Aug 2017)
Katie Bruton (Feb–April 2017)
Katja Ullmann (Aug–Oct 2017)
Mira Herrarte (Oct 2017–Jan 2018)
Susan Abu Baker (May–July 2017)
PRESS AND COMMUNICATION
Head of Press and Communication
ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT
Office Manager to the Director
Tina Wessel (to July 2017)
Monika Grzymislawska (to Dec 2017)
ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCES
Director of Administration
Dieter Sielaff (to Aug 2017)
Béla von Raggamby, Lippert v. Raggamby Rechtsanwälte
Concept, Graphic Design
BERLIN BIENNALE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART
KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e. V.
Founding Director KW Institute for Contemporary Art and
Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
Executive Members of the Board
Benita von Maltzahn
Diana Widmaier Picasso
Elise Van Middelem
The 10th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art is funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes (German Federal Cultural Foundation).