BRENT BIENNIAL: COVID-19 UPDATE
In line with the latest government guidance, Brent Biennial indoor installations and exhibitions will close to the public temporarily from Thu 5 Nov. Including all artworks sited in Brent council and community libraries. Read the full statement here.
THE FIRST BRENT BIENNIAL - Art presented in public spaces, libraries and streets of Brent
The first BRENT BIENNIAL presents over 20 brand new artworks inspired by the cultures, places and people of Brent.
From sculptures to sound art, large-scale murals to intimate installations, Brent Biennial tells the stories of Brent then, now and tomorrow – and of the people who have been made and shaped by the borough.
The Biennial takes art out of the galleries and museums and into public spaces right across Brent - to be sought out or encountered by chance – on buildings and billboards, in laundrettes and across 10 community and council libraries.
Featuring international and Brent-based artists including Rasheed Araeen, Imran Qureshi, Dawn Mellor, Jude Wacks, Jaykoe, Yasmin Nicholas and Ruth Beale, every work has been specially commissioned by and created for Brent 2020 – and all of them can be seen for free.
In collaborationg with ArtReview, we will also publish a series of exclusive online interviews with artists who have worked with and within the libraries to create new work, including Carl Gabriel, Avant Gardening, John Rogers, Dawn Mellor, Imran Qureshi, Rasheed Araeen, Ruth Beale, David Blandy, Brian Griffiths and Dan Mitchell.
Public Programme Partner ArtReview.
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