United we stand: how collectives set out to change the biennial  by Harry Thorne

United we stand: how collectives set out to change the biennial

Harry Thorne

Ahead of the Lyon Biennial, Harry Thorne looks at the trend for collaborative curating

The curators of the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, from left to right: Renata Cervetto, Agustín Pérez Rubio, María Berríos, and Lisette Lagnado. Photo by F. Anthea Schaap.
The curators of the 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, from left to right: Renata Cervetto, Agustín Pérez Rubio, María Berríos, and Lisette Lagnado. Photo by F. Anthea Schaap.
The curators of the upcoming Lyon Biennale, from left to right: Vittoria Mararrese, Daria de Beauvais, Yoann Gourmel, Hugo Vitrani, Claire Moulène, Adélaïde Blanc, and Matthieu Lelièvre.
The curators of the upcoming Lyon Biennale, from left to right: Vittoria Mararrese, Daria de Beauvais, Yoann Gourmel, Hugo Vitrani, Claire Moulène, Adélaïde Blanc, and Matthieu Lelièvre.