Philippe Parreno

"Schreibtischuhr" (installation view, 2017)
Photo: Marcel Koehler; Courtesy Meyer Kainer, Wien
curated by John Rajchman, artists selected by Liam Gillick, Galerie Meyer Kainer

Ahmet Öğüt
The Swinging Doors, Turkey Edition (2009)

"Schreibtischuhr" curated by John Rajchman, artists selected by Liam Gillick, Galerie Meyer Kainer

Left to right:

Pilar Quinteros
Janus ́Fortress (2017)
James Webb
31 Visions of the Afterlife (2015) 
James Webb
Entitled (Vienna) (2017)

"Home is so fucking complicated" curated by Samuel Leuenberger, Galerie Nathalie Halgand

A review by Max L. Feldman

 Exhibition View Future Light: Escaping Transparency, MAK Exhibition Hall in the front: Bik Van der Pol, How Does a Straight Line Feel?, 2015 © Peter Kainz /MAK

Exhibition View
Future Light: Escaping Transparency, MAK Exhibition Hall
in the front: Bik Van der Pol, How Does a Straight Line Feel?, 2015
© Peter Kainz /MAK

The first Vienna Biennale aims to combine art, design, and architecture to generate creative ideas and artistic projects that help improve the world's problems. Maybe it wants too much. Our author puzzles over the problems of the event itself.