Triennials Out of Time is a series of short essays and interviews featuring artistic directors and curators of cyclical exhibitions. Organized by James McAnally for Counterpublic 2023 and published by MARCH: a journal of art & strategy, the series will itself unfold gradually throughout the first several months of 2023.
From Multidirectional Memory to Multidirectional Moments (MDM) explores the “promises” of noncompetitive and transversally connected “multidirectional memory” in memorial practices.
Triennials Out of Time is a series of short essays and interviews featuring artistic directors and curators of cyclical exhibitions including Counterpublic 2023, documenta fifteen, Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil, OFF-Biennale Budapest and Matter of Art, FRONT International and sonsbeek, Lagos Biennial and Lubumbashi Biennale, and more to be announced.
In this fifth conversation, Folakunle Oshun, founding Artistic Director of the Lagos Biennial in Nigeria, speaks with Sammy Baloji, co-founder of the Lubumbashi Biennale in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
In this fourth conversation, Prem Krishnamurthy, Artistic Director for FRONT International 2022, speaks with Zippora Elders, Co-Curator of sonsbeek20→24, about the pros and cons of curating large-scale cyclical exhibitions.
In this third Triennials Out of Time conversation, Tereza Stejskalová (Matter of Art) speaks with curators Nikolett Eross, Hajnalka Somogyi, and Eszter Szakács of OFF-Biennale Budapest about the different meanings of the word “biennial” in the Central and Eastern European context.
In this second Triennials Out of Time conversation, 22nd Biennial Sesc_Videobrasil guest curators Raphael Fonseca and Renée Akitelek Mboya speak with Solange Farkas, Artistic Director of the festival and biennial Sesc_Videobrasil since its first edition in 1983.
In this first Triennials Out of Time conversation, Counterpublic 2023 Artistic and Executive Director James McAnally speaks with farid rakun of ruangrupa, Artistic Directors of documenta fifteen.