The Shanghai Biennale not only provides a platform for the showcase of contemporary art production, but also forums where artists can meet, exchange and expand their experience. As the largest international art event in Mainland China, it attracts over eight million visitors.
Within a multitude of pavilions, Sydney was part of the Inter-City section, offering observations of a city’s shifting references and influences. Our challenge was to create standout and recognition, and build on the curatorial theme, ‘The Floating Eye’. This theme encompassed the varied perspectives of the city’s transforming reality observed though its demographics, environment, history, geography and society.