My Art Guide Venice Meeting Point

Established in 2015, the Venice Meeting Point is a platform created by Lightbox for international dialogue in contemporary art, with the aim to foster collaboration opportunities between visual artists, art organisations and the international arts community, as well as cultivate deeper public engagement with the arts. The Venice Meeting Point, just round the corner from the Arsenale entrance, is a private club, the Navy Officer’s Private Club, which exceptionally only for the 4 days of the Biennale openings, welcomes also My Art Guides friends and partners. T

The 2019 edition, the 4th since the beginning of the project, took place from May 7-11, under the title “Asia Focus”. The initiative closed with great success, hosting a varied programme of cultural events: the main cultural partner MMCA Seoul, supported by the SBS Foundation, presented Tilted Scenes – What do you see?, exhibition of works by nine Korean artists related with the topic of the ‘unseen’. 

Between the highlights, also the artworks by Korean artist Koo Jeong A, presented by the project partner for “Asia Focus” König Galerie and featured by Acute Art. On the morning of the 8th of May, the works were presented during a talk between Daniel Birbaum, director of Acute Art and Hans Ulrich ObristLounge Partner Audemars Piguet, supported the Special Project by Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda at the 58th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia (Arsenale).

This year edition also featured as cultural partner the Caribbean Art Initiative while Alserkal Arts Foundation presented its latest project Join Rhodiola – a transmission by 3 137.

Among our partners:
Davidoff Art Initiative, Absolut, Alserkal Avenue, MMCA Seoul, König Galerie, Audemars Piguet, Caribbean Art Initiative 
Among our guests:
Delfina Foundation, Tate Modern, Alserkal Arts Foundation
Among our guests artists:
Vik Muniz, Alfredo Jaar, AES+F, Jonas Mekas, Ibrahim Mahama, MAP Office, Nino Cais, Servane Mary, Chow Chun Fai, Atelier Oï, Patty Chang, Ignazio Mortellaro, Seung Woo Back, Inhwan Oh, Yang Ah Ham, Moon Kyungwon and Jeon Joonho, Minouk Lim, Noh Suntag, mixrice, Sanghee Song, Na Hyun, Koo Jeong A, Jean Ulrick Désert, Marcos Lutyens

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