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23rd Biennale of Sydney: rīvus

Un buen trato p'al Atrato (A Good Deal For the Atrato) (2021) by Atrato river, Colombia and Written and spoken by Alexander Rodríguez Mena, Community Guardian of the Atrato River Quibdó, Chocó, Colombia.Biennale of Sydney

The Cutaway at Barangaroo (2022) by Document PhotographyBiennale of Sydney

The 23rd Biennale of Sydney is articulated around a series of conceptual wetlands situated along waterways of the Gadigal, Burramatagal and Cabrogal peoples.

The Cutaway at Barangaroo (2022) by Document PhotographyBiennale of Sydney

rīvus at The Cutaway and Stargazer Lawn is imagined as a vast assembled ecology of living and synthetic beings. 

The Substitute (2019)Biennale of Sydney

It is a place where laboratory experiments sit alongside speculative works that envision other ways of being in the world...

Leaf Work (2020)Biennale of Sydney

...where a giant leaf creature dances slowly in the sun and the moonlight...

Flow (2022) by Cave UrbanBiennale of Sydney

...and a swirling river made of bamboo flows in torrents above our heads.

The Myth of Nature –agaG1 (2022) by Jessie FrenchBiennale of Sydney

Some participants research biomaterials that sequester carbon and do not pollute the environment. 

The Cutaway at Barangaroo (2022) by Document PhotographyBiennale of Sydney

Others explore the possibility of inter-species collaboration and build intimate relationships with plants. 

Uncle Charles 'Chicka' Madden / Wanstead Reserve, Cooks River, Sydney; Lille Madden / Wanstead Reserve, Cooks River, Sydney (2022) by Ackroyd & HarveyBiennale of Sydney

Many projects begin from a place of ancestral knowledge, giving form to stories of creation that have guided harmonious ways to live in and with nature since the beginnings of human time.

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