China

 At-Tuarif. © Diriyah Gate Development Authority

At-Tuarif. © Diriyah Gate Development Authority

Stephanie Bailey visits Saudi Arabia’s first contemporary art biennial – helmed by a curator borrowed from Beijing – as connections between the Chinese and Saudi scenes, and intriguing geopolitical questions, come into view.

 Wang Jiang Accuse Guilt Like Numbering the Fur  (2018) Detail at CLC Gallery Weekend

Wang Jiang
Accuse Guilt Like Numbering the Fur (2018, detail)

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Reviewed by Simon Frank

 Marjetica Potrč Yinchuan Rural House​​​​​​​  (2018) © Photo: Courtesy the Yinchuan Biennale

Marjetica Potrč
Yinchuan Rural House (2018)

© Photo: Courtesy the Yinchuan Biennale

An interview with curator Marco Scotini about multiculturality and biodiversity as traces of the ancient Silk Road, how to exhibit eco-artistic practices today and the liberation of the biennial format. By Christian Kobald