February 2, 2016 - Biennale de Lyon - Biennale de Lyon 2015 digital catalogue
February 2, 2016

Biennale de Lyon

Anthea Hamilton, LET'S GO! (That would be great), 2015. Facade of the Sucrière, Lyon. Courtesy the artist and Robert Crumb. Photo: B. Adilon.

Biennale de Lyon 2015 digital catalogue


Curated by Ralph Rugoff, the 13th Biennale de Lyon closed its doors on January 3, 2016 to great critical and public acclaim. More than 60 artists exhibited new and existing works and commissions under the title La vie moderne. Today, La Biennale de Lyon is pleased to announce the launch of the second version of its digital catalogue, which will be free to download by following this link from February 2–7, 2016.

Multimedia content 
This universal ePub file is the most comprehensive digital catalogue ever published by a biennial and now includes:
–full views of every single artwork shown in La vie moderne, the exhibition set-up archives, complete reports of the Veduta and Resonance platforms and of the Biennale concomitant exhibitions (Rendez-vous 15Ce fabuleux monde moderneAnish Kapoor chez le Corbusier)
–contributions specifically designed for the catalogue by Haegue Yang, Lucie Stahl, Nina Canell, Nina Beier
–drawings and sketches by Emmanuelle Lainé, Michel Blazy, Camille Henrot, Andreas Lolis, Massinissa Selmani
–original statements and texts by Mohamed Bourouissa, Alex Da Corte, Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, Anna Ostoya, Julien Prévieux, Ed Rusha
–videos by Michael Armitage, Lai Chih-Sheng, Nguyen Trinh-Thi, Ahmet Öğüt, David Shrigley, Klaus Weber, and more

La vie moderne: the artists
Michael Armitage, Kader Attia, Darren Bader, Sammy Baloji, Yto Barrada, Nina Beier, Cecilia Bengolea & Jeremy Deller, Hicham Berrada, Camille Blatrix, Michel Blazy, Mohamed Bourouissa, Céleste Boursier-Mougenot, Nina Canell, George Condo, Alex Da Corte, Simon Denny, Jessica Diamond, Thomas Eggerer, Cyprien Gaillard, Fabien Giraud & Raphaël Siboni, Guan Xiao, Anthea Hamilton, He Xiangyu, Camille Henrot, Hannah Hurtzig, Cameron Jamie, Johannes Kahrs, Lai Chih-Sheng, Emmanuelle Lainé, Laura Lamiel, Liu Wei, Andreas Lolis, Magdi Mostafa, Daniel Naudé, Mike Nelson, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Otobong Nkanga, Katja Novitskova, Ahmet Öğüt, George Osodi, Anna Ostoya, Tony Oursler, Marina Pinsky, Julien Prévieux, Jon Rafman, Miguel Angel Rios, Ed Ruscha, Massinissa Selmani, Marinella Senatore, David Shrigley, Avery Singer, Lucie Stahl, Tatiana Trouvé, Andra Ursuta, Klaus Weber, T. J. Wilcox, Haegue Yang, Yuan Goang-Ming and Arseny Zhilyaev

The catalogue
Essays by Ralph Rugoff, Thierry Raspail, Abdelkader Damani, Marc Chauveau
Published by Les presses du réel; designed by ABM Studio
Bilingual (French and English), 1500 multimedia documents, ePub 3 format (Apple/iPad: iBooks or Readium extention for Google Chrome/PC/Android: Gitden or Readium extention for Google Chrome)
ISBN: 978-2-84066-788-9
With support from Centre national des arts plastiques (publishing grant)

Orders for the 132-page paper catalogue, which includes the full digital version, can be placed via email at: info [​at​] labiennaledelyon.com

The 14th Biennale de Lyon will take place from September to December 2017. The guest curator will be announced later this year by Thierry Raspail, Artistic Director.

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