2009 Project

2009 Venice Biennale: Mark Lewis

Artist: Mark Lewis

Curator: Barbara Fischer

Location: Canadian Pavilion, Venice, Italy

Partner: Venice Biennale

Duration: June 7 – November 22, 2009

Partners in Art supported the Justina M. Barnicke Gallery at Hart House, University of Toronto,  to represent Canada at the 53rd International Art Exhibition at the 2009 Venice Biennale, with a new project by Mark Lewis, curated by Barbara Fischer. The donation from Partners in Art also provided support for a public lecture by Mark Lewis in conjunction with an exhibition opening for Mark Lewis: In a City.

PIA has supported Canadian artists at the Venice Biennale in 2007 (David Altmejd), 2009 (Mark Lewis), 2011 (Steven Shearer), 2013 (Shary Boyle), 2015 (BGL) and 2017 (Geoffrey Farmer).