Venice Biennale

Established in 1895, the Venice Biennale is the world’s oldest and most prestigious biennale of international contemporary art. Unique for its dual exhibition model, the Venice Biennale comprises of a curated show and individual exhibitions of ‘national participations’. It is an important forum for countries to affirm their nation’s artistic and cultural identity.

Australia’s representation at the Venice Biennale began in 1954, and since then 38 distinguished contemporary visual artists have exhibited under the Australia banner. Click here to see all the Australian representations at the Venice Biennale.

Naomi Milgrom AO
Commissioner

Tracey Moffatt
Artist

Natalie King
Curator

The Australian Pavilion



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