The Biennale of Sydney has announced a recently updated artist list for its upcoming 24th edition, entitled Ten Thousand Suns and running from 9 March to 10 June 2024.
The locations and initial programming have also been revealed.
The 2024 iteration will feature 88 artists and collectives from 47 countries. From the Middle East and Arab world, the participants include Hayv Kahraman, Monira Al Qadiri and Özgür Kar.
See the list of artists below. This will be updated if more are announced.
Andrew Thomas Huang
Barrileteros Almas del Viento
Choy Ka Fai
Cristina Flores Pescorán
El Gran Mono
Elyas Alavi with Hussein Shirzad, Jimmy Hintons, and John Hintons and Alibaba Awrang
Felix de Rooy
I Gusti Ayu Kadek Murniasih
Joel Sherwood Spring
Leila el Rayes
Mangala Bai Maravi
Mariana Castillo Deball
Marie-Claire Messouma Manlanbien
Mauroof Jameel and Hamsha Hussain
Monira Al Qadiri
Nikau Hindin, Ebonie Fifita-Laufilitoga-Maka, Hina Puamohala Kneubuhl, Hinatea Colombani, Kesaia Biuvanua and Rongomai Gbric-Hoskins
Niño de Elche and Pedro G. Romero
Petrit Halilaj and Alvaro Urbano
Robert Campbell Jnr
Rover Joolama Thomas
Sana Shahmuradova Tanska
Te Whā a Huna
The Biennale will take place at various locations across Sydney, including Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, the Chau Chak Wing Museum, the University of Sydney, UNSW Galleries and the White Bay Power Station.
The exhibition is complemented by a public programme featuring music, dance and artistic performances, talks, art tours, student workshops and family days.
With artistic direction by Cosmin Costinaș and Inti Guerrero, the 24th Biennale of Sydney offers celebration as a means of resistance in the face of injustice, exploring a range of themes drawn from multiple histories and perspectives, including First Nations technologies and knowledge systems, the history of Islam in Australia, international articulations of Carnivale and the climate emergency.