THE DALLAS BIENNIAL 2014 | Bradly Brown

DB14 @ 500 Singleton 

Everything Nothing
Ice, sand, hair dryer, fan, plastic

DB14 @ Richland College

Cyanotype on carpet


DB purposely seeks to examine what are often seen as the dominant centers of artistic production and display. This includes curatorial practice, exhibition models and education. Each biennial aims to investigate and reflect on emerging developments in contemporary art, set within a shifting context.

Each DB comprises a range of activities extending over an indeterminate period. This includes publications, discussions and exhibitions staged in various locations culminating in a final “biennial.” In this way, DB aims to create a workable interface between prevailing international artistic and intellectual debates, paying attention to the specific qualities and idiosyncrasies of a given time.

Inherent to DB’s nomadic character is the desire to explore geographical and psychological territory of given spaces, both physical and virtual, referring both to border-lines and concepts. This process aims to establish closer dialogue between particular cultural and artistic situations and the broader, international fields of contemporary art, theory and politics.

Artists Include: Alterazioni Video, Conrad Atkinson, Math Bass, Mark Booth, Derek Boshier, Sandra Binion, Bradly Brown, Gary Cannone, Asger Carlsen, Michael Corris, Petra Cortright, Jeff Gibbons, Matthew Girson, Geraldine Gliubislavich, Joseph Grigely, Anna Paola Guerra, George Horner, Hannah Hudson, Tamara Johnson, Devin King, Lucy Kirkman, Stephen Lapthisophon, Oliver Laric, Darryl Lauster, Thomas Lawson, Karin Lehmann, Shaun Leonardo, José Lerma, Lou Mallozzi, Hubert Marécaille, Kristin Mariani, Margaret Meehan, Francisco Moreno, Miklos Onucsan, Tom Orr, Adrian Piper, Aleix Plademunt, John Pomara, Bonny Poon, Lauralee Pope, Nancy Popp, Michelle Rawlings, Ryder Richards, Martha Rosler, Björn Ross, Richard Roth, Michael Schmacke, Ludwig Schwarz, Marjorie Schwarz, Lucia Simek, Cauleen Smith, Josh Smith, Paul Anthony Smith, Brad Tucker, Penelope Umbrico, Michael Vorfeld, and Michael Wynne

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