2008 - 2014

BIENNALE OF SYDNEY: AT COCKATOO ISLAND

Biennale of Sydney

World Heritage–listed Cockatoo Island is Sydney Harbour's largest island. A former convict prison and industrial shipyard, Cockatoo Island has been a Biennale venue since 2008. 

INDUSTRIAL PRECINCT

#17BOS (2010): Cai Guo-Qiang, Inopportune: Stage One (2004).
Photograph: Ben Symons

#16BOS (2008): Jannis Kounellis, Untitled (sails) (2008).
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#16BOS (2008): Jannis Kounellis, Untitled (sails) (2008).
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#18BOS (2014): Matt Hinkley, Untitled (2013). Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#16BOS (2008): Brian Jungen, Crux (as seen from those who sleep on the surface of the earth under the night sky), 2008.
Photograph Jenni Carter

#19BOS (2014): Mel O’Callaghan, Parade, 2014. Photograph: Ben Symons

#18BOS (2012): Peter Robinson, Gravitas Lite, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2014): Ross Manning, Spectra VI, 2014.
Photograph: Ben Symons

#19BOS (2014): Randi & Katrine, The Village, 2014.
Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#18BOS (2012): Ed Pien with Tanya Tagaq, Source, 2012 (detail).
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete,

#18BOS (2012): Ed Pien with Tanya Tagaq, Source, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Rohan Wealleans, Installation view of series: 'He with Glands of Wasp', 'He of 109 names and one tusk' and 'Janicot Vader' (2009). Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#16BOS (2008): Nalini Malani, The tables have turned a shadow play, 2008.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#18BOS (2012) Monika Grzymala and Euraba Artists and Papermakers, The River, 2012. Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012) Monika Grzymala and Euraba Artists and Papermakers, The River, 2012. Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#16BOS (2008): William Kentridge, What Will Come (Has Already Come), 2007.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#16BOS (2008): William Kentridge, What Will Come (Has Already Come), 2007.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#16BOS (2008): Vernon Ah Kee, What Is An Aborigine, 2008.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#16BOS (2008): Vernon Ah Kee, What Is An Aborigine, 2008.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#17BOS (2010): Peter Hennessey, My Hubble (The universe turned in on itself), 2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Peter Hennessey, My Hubble (The universe turned in on itself), 2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#16BOS (2008): Shaun Gladwell, STREET HAUNTING/GHOST RIDING/ORGAN, 2008. Photograph: Jenni Carter

#16BOS (2008): Shaun Gladwell, STREET HAUNTING/GHOST RIDING/ORGAN, 2008.
Photograph: Jenni Carter

#18BOS (2012): Eva Koťátková, Theatre of Speaking Objects, 2012.
Photograph: Prudence Upton/Destination NSW

#18BOS (2012): Philip Beesley, Hylozoic Series: Sibyl, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Philip Beesley, Hylozoic Series: Sibyl, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Philip Beesley, Hylozoic Series: Sibyl, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Cal Lane, Domesticated Turf, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Kader Attia, Kasbah, 2010. Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Kader Attia, Kasbah, 2010. Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

EASTERN APRON AND DOG-LEG TUNNEL

#17BOS (2010): Brook Andrew, Jumping Castle War Memorial, 2010.
Photograph: Ben Symons

#17BOS (2010): Jonathan Barnbrook, A Cock or Two: They Continue to Preen, 2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Fujiko Nakaya, Living Chasm – Cockatoo Island, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Joseph Griffiths, Ruins, 2014.
Photograph: Ben Symons

2014 Artist Interview Series: Joseph Griffiths
Videographer: Emma Sullivan

#19BOS (2014): Nathan Coley, YOU CREATE WHAT YOU WILL, 2014.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Callum Morton, The Other Side, 2014.
Photograph: James Horan/Destination NSW

#18BOS (2012): Jon Pylypchuk, spend the rest of your life mining this death and it will only bring you despair, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Imran Qureshi, They Shimmer Still, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

DOCKS PRECINCT AND POWERHOUSE AREA, COCKATOO ISLAND

#19BOS (2014): Ulla von Brandenburg, Street, Play, Way, 2014.
Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#17BOS (2010): AES+F, The Feast of Trimalchio, 2009.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Mikala Dwyer, The Hollows, 2014.
Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#19BOS (2014): Mikala Dwyer, The Hollows, 2014.
Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#17BOS (2010): Hiroshi Sugimoto, Faraday Cage, 2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Tiffany Singh, Knock On The Sky Listen To The Sound, 2011.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Jonathan Jones, untitled (barra), 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Sonia Leber and David Chesworth, This Is Before We Disappear From View, 2014.
Photograph: Sonia Leber and David Chesworth

UPPER ISLAND, COCKATOO ISLAND

#19BOS (2014): Christine Streuli, gradually_real, 2014.
Photograph: Ben Symons

#18BOS (2012): Alec Finlay, Swarm (ASX), 2012.
Photograph courtesy the artist

#17BOS (2010): Isaac Julien, Ten Thousand Waves, 2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Serge Spitzer, Molecular (SYDNEY), 2002-2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Serge Spitzer, Molecular (SYDNEY), 2002-2010.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Zilla Leutenegger, Zilla’s House, 2014 (detail).
Photograph: Tai Spruyt

#18BOS (2012): Li Hongbo, Ocean of Flowers, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#18BOS (2012): Li Hongbo, Ocean of Flowers, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#17BOS (2010): Kate McMillan, Islands of incarceration, 2010.
Photograph: Ben Symons

#18BOS (2012): Cecilia Vicuña, QUIPU AUSTRAL, 2012.
Photograph: Prudence Upton/Destination NSW

#19BOS (2014): Yael Bartana, Inferno, 2013 (production still).
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

#19BOS (2014): Augustin Rebetez and Noé Cauderay, Maison, 2012.
Photograph: Sebastian Kriete

Biennale of Sydney
Credits: Story

CREDITS: EXHIBIT

19th Biennale of Sydney: You Imagine What You Desire (21 March – 9 June 2014)
Artistic Director: Juliana Engberg

18th Biennale of Sydney: all our relations (27 June – 16 September 2012).
Artistic Directors: Catherine de Zegher and Gerald McMaster

17th Biennale of Sydney: THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE – Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age (2 May – 1 August 2010).
Artistic Director: David Elliott

16th Biennale of Sydney: Revolutions – Forms That Turn (8 June – 7 September 2008).
Artistic Director:Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev

Venues
Cockatoo Island, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Artspace, Carriageworks, Cockatoo Island and Museum of Contemporary Art Australia


CREDITS: ALL MEDIA
The exhibit featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institution, listed above, who have supplied the content.

Credits: All media
The story featured may in some cases have been created by an independent third party and may not always represent the views of the institutions, listed below, who have supplied the content.
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