The artist list for the 2019 Venice Biennale has been released.
Photo: Pedro Szekely

See the Full 2019 Venice Biennale Artist List

The show will include 83 artists from around the world when it kicks off in May

The Venice Biennale has announced the list of artists who will participate in its central show this year, “May You Live in Interesting Times,” which is being organized by Ralph Rugoff, the director of the Hayward Gallery in London. The list includes 83 artists, with several working collaboratively, from diverse corners of the globe. More than a third of the artists were born after 1980.

The show will take place from May 11 to November 24. See the full list of participating artists below.

Lawrence Abu Hamdan
b. 1985 Jordan, lives and works in Beirut

Njideka Akunyili Crosby
b. 1983 Nigeria, lives and works in Los Angeles

Halil Altındere
b. 1971 Turkey, lives and works in Istanbul

Michael Armitage
b. 1984 Kenya, lives and works in London and Nairobi

Korakrit Arunanondchai
b. 1986 Thailand, lives and works in New York and Bangkok
for the work in Arsenale, in collaboration with
Alex Gvojic
b. 1984 U.S., lives and works in New York

Ed Atkins
b. 1982 United Kingdom, lives and works in Berlin and Copenhagen

Tarek Atoui
b. 1980 Lebanon, lives and works in Paris

Darren Bader
b. 1978 U.S., lives and works in New York City and elsewhere

Nairy Baghramian
b. 1971 Iran, lives and works in Berlin

Neïl Beloufa
b. 1985 France, lives and works in Paris

Alexandra Bircken
b. Germany, lives and works in Berlin

Carol Bove
b. 1971 Switzerland, lives and works in New York

Christoph Büchel
b. 1966 Switzerland, lives and works in Reykjavík and Basel

Ludovica Carbotta
b. 1982 Italy, lives and works in Barcelona

Antoine Catala
b. 1975 France, lives and works in New York

Ian Cheng
b. 1984 U.S., lives and works in New York

George Condo
b. 1957 U.S., lives and works in New York

Alex Da Corte
b. 1980 U.S., lives and works in Philadelphia

Jesse Darling
b. United Kingdom, lives and works in London and Berlin

Stan Douglas
b. 1960 Canada, lives and works in Vancouver

Jimmie Durham
b. 1940 U.S., lives and works in Berlin

Nicole Eisenman 
b. 1965 France, lives and works in New York

Haris Epaminonda
b. 1980 Cyprus, lives and works in Berlin

Lara Favaretto
b. 1973 Italy, lives and works in Turin

Cyprien Gaillard 
b. 1980 France, lives and works in Berlin

Gauri Gill
b. 1970 India, lives and works in New Delhi

Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster
b. 1965 France, lives and works in Paris

Shilpa Gupta
b. 1976 India, lives and works in Mumbai

Soham Gupta
b. 1988 India, lives and works in Kolkata

Martine Gutierrez
b. 1989 U.S., lives and works in New York

Rula Halawani
b. 1964 Palestine, lives and works in Jerusalem

Anthea Hamilton 
b. 1978 United Kingdom, lives and works in London

Jeppe Hein
b. 1974 Denmark, lives and works in Berlin

Anthony Hernandez
b. 1947 U.S., lives and works in Los Angeles and Idaho

Ryoji Ikeda
b. 1966 Japan, lives and works in Paris and Kyoto

Arthur Jafa
b. 1960 U.S., lives and works in Los Angeles

Cameron Jamie
b. 1969 U.S., lives in Paris, works in Paris and Cologne

Kahlil Joseph
b. 1981 U.S., lives and works in Los Angeles

Zhanna Kadyrova
b. 1981 Ukraine, lives and works in Kyiv

Suki Seokyeong Kang
b. 1977 South Korea, lives and works in Seoul

Mari Katayama
b. 1987 Japan, lives and works in Gunma

Lee Bul
b. 1964 South Korea, lives and works in Seoul

Liu Wei
b. 1972 People’s Republic of China, lives and works in Beijing

Maria Loboda
b. 1979 Poland, lives and works in Berlin

Andreas Lolis
b. 1970 Albania, lives and works in Athens

Christian Marclay
b. 1955 U.S., lives and works in London

Teresa Margolles
b. 1963 Mexico, lives and works in Mexico City and Madrid

Julie Mehretu
b. 1970 Ethiopia, lives and works in New York

Ad Minoliti
b. 1980 Argentina, lives and works in Buenos Aires

Jean-Luc Moulène
b. 1955 France, lives and works in Paris

Zanele Muholi
b. 1972 South Africa, lives and works in Johannesburg, Durban, and Cape Town

Jill Mulleady
b. 1980 Uruguay, lives and works in Los Angeles

Ulrike Müller
b. 1971 Austria, lives and works in New York

Nabuqi
b. 1984 People’s Republic of China, lives and works in Beijing

Otobong Nkanga
b. 1974 Nigeria, lives and works in Antwerp

Khyentse Norbu
b. 1961 Bhutan, Norbu’s rigorous international teaching schedule requires continuous travel. He has residences in India and Bhutan.

Frida Orupabo
b. 1986 Norway, lives and works in Oslo

Jon Rafman
b. 1981 Canada, lives and works in Montreal

Gabriel Rico
b. 1980 Mexico, lives and works in Guadalajara

Handiwirman Saputra
b. 1975 Indonesia, lives and works in Yogyakarta

Tomás Saraceno
b. 1973 Argentina, lives and works in Berlin

Augustas Serapinas
b. 1990 Lithuania, lives and works in Vilnius

Avery Singer
b. 1987 U.S., lives and works in New York

Slavs and Tatars
founded 2006, based in Berlin

Michael E. Smith
b. 1977 U.S., lives and works in Providence, Rhode Island

Hito Steyerl
b. 1966 Germany, lives and works in Berlin

Tavares Strachan
b. 1979 The Bahamas, lives and works in New York

Sun Yuan (b. 1972 People’s Republic of China) and Peng Yu (b. 1974 People’s Republic of China), both live and work in Beijing

Henry Taylor
b. 1958 U.S., lives and works in Los Angeles

Rosemarie Trockel
b. 1952 Germany, lives and works in Cologne

Kaari Upson
b. 1972 U.S., lives and works in Los Angeles

Andra Ursuţa
b. 1979 Romania, lives and works in New York

Danh Vo
b. 1975 Vietnam, lives and works in Mexico DF

Kemang Wa Lehulere
b. 1984 South Africa, lives and works in Cape Town

Apichatpong Weerasethakul
b. 1970 Thailand, lives and works in Chiang Mai
for the work in Arsenale, in collaboration with
Tsuyoshi Hisakado
b. 1981 Japan, lives and works in Kyoto

Margaret Wertheim and Christine Wertheim
b. 1958 Australia, both live and work in Los Angeles

Anicka Yi
b. 1971 South Korea, lives and works in New York

Yin Xiuzhen
b. 1963 People’s Republic of China, lives and works in Beijing

Yu Ji
b. 1985 People’s Republic of China, lives and works in Shanghai and Vienna

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