Kapwani Kiwanga
The World’s Library Conversation Piece | Part IX
Group exhibition curated by Marcello Smarrelli
Fondazione Memmo, Rome
Dec 13, 2023 – Apr 21, 2024

The ninth edition, entitled The World’s Library, features nine artists who, although they belong to different generations and have dissimilar working methods, use the book as a sort of “construction material” for creating their artworks. The artists invited are: Yael Bartana (b. 1970, Israel. Rome Prize Winner, German Academy Rome Villa Massimo 2023/24); Nicolò Degiorgis (b. 1985, Bolzano); Bruna Esposito (b. 1960, Rome), Claire Fontaine (a feminist conceptual artist founded in Paris in 2004 by Fulvia Carnevale and James Thornhill); Paolo Icaro (b. 1936, Turin); Kapwani Kiwanga (b. 1978, Hamilton, Canada. Scholarship recipient at the French Academy – Villa Medici); Marcello Maloberti (b. 1966, Codogno); Francis Offman (b. 1987, Butare, Rwanda); Ekaterina Panikanova (b. 1975, St. Petersburg).

Kapwani Kiwanga
SYMPOSIUM: A COINCIDENCE OF WANTS, THE SHAPE OF VALUE
Hosted by National Gallery of Canada and the Wexner Center for the Arts
Ocean Space, Venice, Italy
Jun 13 – 14, 2024
Kapwani Kiwanga
With Millions of Glass Beads, the Canadian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale Creates the Monumental Out of the Minute
BY LISA WONG MACABASCO
VOGUE
May 28, 2024
Kapwani Kiwanga
The Deep Roots of Plant Time
By Yota Batsaki
EDGE EFFECTS
May 23, 2024
Kapwani Kiwanga
Stories Written
Group exhibition curated by Eliza Lips
Museum Haus Konstruktiv Zurich, Zürich
May 30 – Sep 8, 2024
Kapwani Kiwanga
10 Highlights From the Venice Biennale
By Jason Schmidt
The Ney York Times T-Magazine
Apr 24, 2024
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CBC NEWS
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Apr 20, 2024
At Kapwani Kiwanga’s Pavilion in Venice, Tiny Glass Beads Carry the Weight of History
ARTNET
Kate Brown
Apr 17, 2024
For the Canadian Pavilion, Kapwani Kiwanga Considers the Hefty Historical Importance of the Tiny Venetian Seed Bead
ARTnews
BY MAXIMILÍANO DURÓN
Apr 17, 2024