Are biennials ‘curatorial mission impossible’? Ahead of the Sharjah Biennial, co-curator Zoe Butt pauses to reflect

Chris Sharp

The Vietnam-based curator shares her doubts about the pervasive exhibition model and considers less Western-centric alternatives with Lulu co-founder Chris Sharp

Zoe Butt at Art Basel's 2018 Basel edition. Photo by Julien Gremaud.
Zoe Butt at Art Basel's 2018 Basel edition. Photo by Julien Gremaud.
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre. Courtesy the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre.
The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre. Courtesy the Factory Contemporary Arts Centre.
Frieda Toranzo Jaeger at Lulu (June 6 - August 18, 2018). Courtesy Lulu, Mexico City.
Frieda Toranzo Jaeger at Lulu (June 6 - August 18, 2018). Courtesy Lulu, Mexico City.