Exhibition

17th Biennale of Sydney
THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age

12 May – 1 Aug 2010

Above: 'THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age', installation view, Artspace, Sydney, 2010. Photo: silversalt photography.
Location
Artspace
43–51 Cowper Wharf Roadway
Woolloomooloo NSW 2011
Sydney Australia

The 17th Biennale of Sydney (12 May – 1 August 2010), directed by David Elliott and titled THE BEAUTY OF DISTANCE: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age, showcased new and recent works by Australian and international artists at Sydney’s leading cultural institutions, contemporary art spaces and heritage sites.

In a country that has traditionally regarded distance as a disadvantage, this Biennale celebrated the beauty of distance by bringing together art from around the world. Presenting the works of Lara Baladi, Marcus Coates, Chto Delat, Owen Land, Namaiki, Hiraki Sawa, Harry Smith and Kamen Stoyanov.