2015 Project

2015 Venice Biennale: BGL

Artist: BGL

Curator: Marie Fraser

Location: Venice

Partner: Venice Biennale

Duration: May 9 – November 22, 2015

Partners in Art supported the National Gallery’s entry for the 2015 56th Venice Biennale – by the artist collective from Quebec City – BGL  Art Collective (Jasmin Bilodeau, Sébastien Giguère, Nicolas Laverdière).  PIA’s ongoing support for the Venice Biennale recognizes the important role this venue has for showcasing Canadian contemporary artists internationally.

BGL’s Canadassimo transformed the Canadian Pavilion: a structure of scaffolding expanded the exterior, while the inside is filled with a multitude of curious objects.

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).