An overwhelming 2527 proposals have been submitted from 75 countries around the world! The selection team will now be looking into each proposal in detail, selecting the contemporary art proposals which will bring together Malta’s first art biennale.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO, has justgranted its patronage to maltabiennale.art, which will be held in Malta for the first time in thecoming year. UNESCO’s patronage is considered as a high form of recognition for this artfestival, which while still its infancy, has already garnered a strong and encouraging globalresponse from […]
With less than seven months to go before maltabiennale.art opens to the public, the islands are abuzz with activity in preparation for their first international contemporary art biennale, which promises to be the region’s cultural highlight of 2024.
Malta is gearing up to host its first ever international contemporary art biennale, titled maltabiennale.art, taking place in spring of 2024. A first for the islands, the biennale will be investigating the island’s identity, shaped by periods of colonisation and location in the heart of the Mediterranean.
A first-time biennial has no tradition to bow to, no historic exhibition pavilions to populate. It is faced with a blank canvas – an ideal space for shaping the imagination. To understand how best to do this, it is essential to know that Malta is the smallest state in Europe (a full eight times smaller […]
Preparations are well underway for Malta to host its first international art biennale next spring, titled baħar abjad imsaġar taż-żebbuġ, curated by Artistic Director Sofia Baldi Pighi and chaired by Mario Cutajar, President of maltabiennale.art. An open call has been issued for national and international artists to partake in the first edition of maltabiennale.art taking place between […]
maltabiennale.art is pleased to announce the appointment of Sofia Baldi Pighi as Artistic Director and Head Curator, who will lead a curatorial team composed of Maltese and international professionals working across various disciplines. Sofia Baldi Pighi brings to maltabiennale.art her vision of a Mediterranean biennale that intends to investigate insular thinking, perceiving these islands not […]