Sculpture dominates Venice Biennale; it’s female and Black

Sculpture dominated the Venice Biennale. What does that mean for the medium moving forward for elevating contemporary conversations?
large bronze abstract sculpture of woman

If you haven’t been to a Venice Biennale you wouldn’t believe it. There is too much to see to fit into a month, let alone the one week.

For most people encountering the Venice Biennale the focus is on content, rather than the resulting medium. It just so happens that in this Biennale, the important content is primarily sculptural.

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As the Artistic Director of the award winning Peter Day Environmental Art+Design (EA+D), Peter create murals, sculptures, ceramics, mosaics and urban design projects, specialising in site-specific public art. He has created over 200 works in Australia and overseas.