Friday, 15 May: visit to the Biennale

Posted on: May 13th, 2015 by intern No Comments

Co-curricular visit to the Biennale

Friday, May 15, afternoon


A guided visit to the Giardini of the Biennale is organized for students attending the courses:

  • S1501 History of Venice
  • S1503 Venice and the Republican Tradition
  • S1510 Literature and the City: A Global Perspective
  • S1523 Science Fiction and Postmodernity
  • S1524 Law and Liberty. Political Freedom in the Modern Tradition.

For students attending one of these courses the visit is sponsored by VIU.
Participation for students not attending these courses is due to availability.


12. 40 pm - meeting point at the entrance of the Giardini.
The guided visit is going to start at 1 pm at the Giardini and will last 2 hours.
The students are then free to visit the area by their own untill the closure.


The Venice Biennale is a major contemporary art exhibition that takes place once every two years. It includes many separate events related not only with visual arts but also with music, theatre, film, dance. Each year the countries taking part in the art exhibition present one of its most important national artists.

The 56th International Art Exhibition entitled All the World’s Futures, is curated by Okwui Enwezor and organized by la Biennale di Venezia chaired by Paolo Baratta. 89 National Participations will be exhibiting in the historical Pavilions at the Giardini, at the Arsenale and in the city of Venice. The countries participating for the first time in the Exhibition are Grenada, Mauritius, Mongolia, Republic of Mozambique and Republic of Seychelles.


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