10 Facts about Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art

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1  52 artists from 25 countries are participating in the biennale this year.

2 The 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art selected 69 projects for the parallel program of the Biennale with 49 institutions participating.

3 the Main Project presents 52 artists from 25 countries, featuring works by Matthew Barney, Olafur Eliasson, and Björk.


4 The main project of the 7th Moscow International Biennale of Contemporary Art Clouds⇄Forests will take place in New Tretyakov Gallery (The State Tretyakov Gallery, 10, Krymsky Val, Moscow) from September 19, 2017 to January 18, 2018.

5 For the first time the parallel program introduces many different types of institutions—from big museums to small workshops and galleries.

6 The parallel program includes: Moscow Museum of Modern Art (MMOMA), Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM), the center of contemporary art “Winzavod,” VDNKh, creative association XOLST, Darwin Museum, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow State University Botanical Garden “Aptekarsky Ogorod” and others.

7 For the first time in history of the Moscow Biennale, it will last four months.

8 The central title of the exhibition is “Transcendental Forest,” and aims to use the forest as a metaphor for the global movement of people. Clouds above the forest will represent the Internet, a forum for communication.

9 This Biennale’s curator is Yuko Hasegawa (Artistic Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, and Professor of Tokyo University of the Arts).

10 For more information,please, click here. Entrance fee is 500 rubles. Open 10:00 – 18:00, Thu, Fri, Sat 12:00 – 21:00.Sep 19 2017 – Jan 18 2018

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